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

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Fly  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Kansas City (MCI) ATL - MCI

$114 - $324

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Bus  •  18 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to St Louis, Mo 4700 / ...
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo 1683 / ...

$86 - $208

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Bus, train  •  19 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to St Louis, Mo 4700 / ...
  2. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Kansas City Amtrak Missouri River Runner

$109 - $270

Drive  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Atlanta to Kansas City 805.9 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Atlanta to Kansas City is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 13 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Atlanta to Kansas City is to fly which costs $110 - $330 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Atlanta to Kansas City. However, there are services departing from Atlanta, Ga and arriving at Kansas City, Mo via St Louis, Mo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 15 min.

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The distance between Atlanta and Kansas City is 680 miles. The road distance is 805.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Kansas City without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 15 min and costs $85 - $210.

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Atlanta to Kansas City, including transfers.

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Atlanta to Kansas City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Atlanta, Ga station.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Kansas City is to fly which takes 4 h 53 min and costs $110 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $210 and takes 18 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Kansas City Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Atlanta to Kansas City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Kansas City, Mo station.

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Map of how to get from Atlanta to Kansas City.
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  • Distance: 679.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

What companies run services between Atlanta, GA, USA and Kansas City, MO, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines fly from Atlanta to Kansas City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Atlanta to Kansas City via St Louis, Mo in around 18 h 15 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Atlanta to Kansas City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70

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Kansas City is 1 h behind Atlanta. It is currently 1:41 PM in Atlanta and 12:41 PM in Kansas City.

Yes, the driving distance between Atlanta to Kansas City is 806 miles. It takes approximately 13 h 19 min to drive from Atlanta to Kansas City.

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Atlanta Airport to Kansas City Airport.

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There are 206+ hotels available in Kansas City. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Atlanta Airport is to subway which takes 17 min and costs $3.

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