There are 8 ways to get from Bloomington to Kansas City by night bus, bus, train, car or plane

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

Night bus, bus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bloomington Pilot Sta to St Louis, Mo 4821
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo 1683 / ...

$50 - $119

7 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Galesburg Amtrak 1401
  2. Take the train from Galesburg Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak Southwest Chief

$79 - $170

Bus  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Champaign, IL
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to St Louis, Mo
  3. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo

$77 - $161

Train  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...
  2. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak Missouri River Runner

$87 - $214

Drive  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Bloomington to Kansas City 403.8 miles

$35 - $60

Fly from Bloomington  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Bloomington (BMI) to Kansas City (MCI) BMI - MCI

$283 - $1,403

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Bloomington Pilot Sta to Chicago, Il
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Kansas City (MCI) ORD - MCI

$133 - $311

Train to Chicago Midway, fly  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Summit Amtrak
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Kansas City (MCI) MDW - MCI

$145 - $353

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bloomington to Kansas City is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bloomington to Kansas City is to fly which costs $280 - $1,400 and takes 6 h 23 min.

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The distance between Bloomington and Kansas City is 313 miles. The road distance is 403.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 36 min to get from Bloomington to Kansas City, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bloomington to Kansas City. However, there are services departing from Bloomington Pilot Sta and arriving at Kansas City, Mo via St Louis, Mo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bloomington to Kansas City. However, there are services departing from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak and arriving at Kansas City Amtrak via St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 56 min.

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What companies run services between Bloomington, IL, USA and Kansas City, MO, USA?

You can take a bus from Bloomington to Kansas City via Champaign, IL, Champaign, Il, and St Louis, Mo in around 9 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bloomington to Kansas City via St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak in around 9 h 56 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Kansas City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Bloomington to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Bloomington to Kansas City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Bloomington to Kansas City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Bloomington to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Galesburg Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Frequency
Once 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
Train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $260
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak 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
Train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Summit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Bloomington Pilot Sta to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Champaign, Il to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Bloomington Pilot Sta to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Champaign, IL
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com

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