There are 4 ways to get from Albuquerque to Kansas City by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Kansas City (MCI) ABQ - MCI

$183 - $753

Cheapest option

Bus  •  18 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Oklahoma City, Ok 1342 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Kansas City, Mo 7322 / ...

$95 - $235

2 alternative options

Train  •  18 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Kansas City Amtrak Southwest Chief

$120 - $350

Drive  •  13 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Albuquerque to Kansas City 900.1 miles

$85 - $130

What companies run services between Albuquerque, NM, USA and Kansas City, MO, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Albuquerque to Kansas City every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Albuquerque to Kansas City via Oklahoma City, Ok in around 18 h 1 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Albuquerque to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Albuquerque to Kansas City via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Kansas City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Oklahoma City, Ok
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Oklahoma City, OK to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Albuquerque to Kansas City?

The distance between Albuquerque and Kansas City is 1159 km. The road distance is 1440 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Albuquerque to Kansas City?

The cheapest way to get from Albuquerque to Kansas City is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 13 h 43 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Albuquerque to Kansas City?

The quickest way to get from Albuquerque to Kansas City is to fly which takes 4 h 46 min and costs $180 - $800.

Is there a direct train between Albuquerque and Kansas City?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center and arriving at Kansas City Amtrak. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 h 14 min.

Is there a direct bus between Albuquerque and Kansas City?

No, there is no direct bus from Albuquerque to Kansas City. However, there are services departing from Albuquerque, Nm and arriving at Kansas City, Mo via Oklahoma City, Ok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 1 min.

How long does it take to get from Albuquerque to Kansas City?

It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from Albuquerque to Kansas City, including transfers.