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There are 4 ways to get from Branson to Kansas City by bus, car, taxi or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Branson / Hollister, MO to Kansas City, MO 120

$52 - $74

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Branson to Kansas City 210.6 miles

$20 - $30

Taxi to Springfield, fly  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Branson to Springfield
  2. Fly from Springfield (SGF) to Kansas City (MCI) SGF - MCI

$317 - $1,114

Fly from Branson  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Branson (BKG) to Kansas City (MCI) BKG - MCI

$114 - $408

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The cheapest way to get from Branson to Kansas City is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Branson to Kansas City is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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The distance between Branson and Kansas City is 186 miles. The road distance is 210.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Branson to Kansas City without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 49 min and costs $50 - $75.

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Branson to Kansas City, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Branson to Kansas City is to bus which takes 4 h 49 min and costs $50 - $75. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $110 - $410 and takes 8 h 52 min.

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There is no direct flight from Springfield Airport to Kansas City Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 17 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Branson to Kansas City is 211 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to drive from Branson to Kansas City.

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Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Springfield Airport to Kansas City Airport.

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There are 206+ hotels available in Kansas City. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Branson to Kansas City.
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  • Distance: 186.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

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

Jefferson Lines operates a bus from Branson to Kansas City once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min. Alternatively, Frontier Airlines, ViaAir and two other airlines fly from Branson to Kansas City once daily.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Springfield to Kansas City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Springfield to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Springfield to Kansas City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Branson to Kansas City via Austin, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $410
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Springfield to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Springfield to Kansas City via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Springfield to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Springfield to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Branson to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
13 h 51 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Branson to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Branson / Hollister, MO to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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jeffersonlines.com
Other operators
Taxi from Branson to Springfield
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Ryde With Us
Phone
+1 417-336-2625
Website
rydewithus.com

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The best way to get from Branson to Branson Airport is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs $22 - $27.

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