There are 4 ways to get from Champaign to Kansas City by 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.

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Bus  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to St Louis, Mo 1353
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo 1683 / ...

$52 - $124

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  9 h 2 min

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

$84 - $178

Drive  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Champaign to Kansas City 422.8 miles

$40 - $60

Fly  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Champaign (CMI) to Kansas City (MCI) CMI - MCI

$211 - $974

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The cheapest way to get from Champaign to Kansas City is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 6 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Champaign to Kansas City is to fly which costs $210 - $1,000 and takes 5 h 13 min.

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The distance between Champaign and Kansas City is 346 miles. The road distance is 422.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 46 min to get from Champaign to Kansas City, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Champaign to Kansas City. However, there are services departing from Champaign, Il and arriving at Kansas City, Mo via St Louis, Mo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 46 min.

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

You can take a bus from Champaign to Kansas City via St Louis, Mo in around 7 h 46 min. Alternatively, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Champaign to Kansas City hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Champaign to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Champaign to Kansas City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Champaign to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Champaign to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Champaign to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
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
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
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 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
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