There are 3 ways to get from Cedar Falls to Kansas City by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Waterloo, IA to Des Moines, IA 1485
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Kansas City, MO 803 / ...

$101 - $140

2 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Cedar Falls to Kansas City 317.8 miles

$30 - $45

Fly  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Waterloo (ALO) to Kansas City (MCI) ALO - MCI

$128 - $570

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The cheapest way to get from Cedar Falls to Kansas City is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cedar Falls to Kansas City is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The distance between Cedar Falls and Kansas City is 263 miles. The road distance is 317.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Cedar Falls to Kansas City without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 11 min and costs $100 - $140.

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It takes approximately 9 h 11 min to get from Cedar Falls to Kansas City, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cedar Falls to Kansas City is to bus which takes 9 h 11 min and costs $100 - $140. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $120 - $600 and takes 7 h 6 min.

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There is no direct flight from Waterloo Airport to Kansas City Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 29 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cedar Falls to Kansas City is 318 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to drive from Cedar Falls to Kansas City.

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American Airlines offers flights from Waterloo Airport to Kansas City Airport.

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There are 200+ hotels available in Kansas City. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cedar Falls to Kansas City.
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  • Distance: 263.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 11 min

What companies run services between Cedar Falls, IA, USA and Kansas City, MO, USA?

You can take a bus from Cedar Falls to Kansas City via Waterloo, IA and Des Moines, IA in around 9 h 11 min. Alternatively, American Airlines flies from Cedar Falls to Kansas City hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Waterloo to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Waterloo to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Waterloo to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Waterloo to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Waterloo to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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jeffersonlines.com

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The best way to get from Cedar Falls to Waterloo Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs $15 - $19.

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