There are 10 ways to get from California to Missouri 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 San Diego to Kansas City  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Kansas City (MCI) SAN - MCI

$154 - $504

Cheapest option

Fly Los Angeles to Kansas City  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Kansas City (MCI) LAX - MCI

$83 - $300

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Fly San Diego to St. Louis  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to St. Louis (STL) SAN - STL

$187 - $408

Fly Oakland to Kansas City  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Kansas City (MCI) OAK - MCI

$171 - $482

Fly San Jose to St. Louis  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to St. Louis (STL) SJC - STL

$199 - $859

Fly San Francisco to Kansas City  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Kansas City (MCI) SFO - MCI

$168 - $760

Bus to Sacramento, fly to St. Louis  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to St. Louis (STL) SMF - STL

$217 - $957

Train  •  34 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak Southwest Chief

$220 - $700

Bus  •  35 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Kansas City, Mo 1684 / ...

$152 - $392

Drive  •  25 h

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Kansas City 1643.2 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from California to Missouri is to fly which costs $80 - $300 and takes 6 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from California to Missouri is to fly which costs $180 - $410 and takes 5 h 45 min.

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The distance between California and Missouri is 1442 miles. The road distance is 1643.2 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from California to Missouri, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from California to Missouri. However, there are services departing from Grand / 2nd and arriving at Kansas City, Mo via Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak station and arriving at Kansas City Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 h 42 min.

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What companies run services between California, USA and Missouri, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and three other airlines fly from San Diego to Kansas City hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Los Angeles to Kansas City once daily. Tickets cost $220 - $700 and the journey takes 34 h 42 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Kansas City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Kansas City via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $950
Flights from San Diego to St. Louis via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $950
Flights from San Diego to St. Louis via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $950
Flights from San Diego to St. Louis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$490 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Oakland to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Oakland to Kansas City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Oakland to Kansas City via Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Oakland to Kansas City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Oakland to Kansas City via Portland
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Oakland to Kansas City via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from San Jose to St. Louis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from San Jose to St. Louis via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from San Jose to St. Louis via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from San Jose to St. Louis via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from San Jose to St. Louis via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Kansas City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Kansas City via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Sacramento to St. Louis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Sacramento to St. Louis via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Sacramento to St. Louis via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Kansas City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to St. Louis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to St. Louis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Sacramento to St. Louis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Oakland to Kansas City via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to St. Louis via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from San Jose to St. Louis via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Kansas City via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Sacramento to St. Louis via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from San Diego to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to St. Louis via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Kansas City via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to St. Louis via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to St. Louis via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to St. Louis via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$400 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,200
Bus operators
Yolobus
Phone
+1 530-666-2877
Website
yolobus.com
Bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
yolobus.com
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
34 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$150 - $250
Flexible
$290 - $390

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