There are 7 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Kansas City by plane, subway, 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 from Chicago O'Hare  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Kansas City (MCI) ORD - MCI

$113 - $256

Cheapest option

Train  •  9 h 21 min

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

$67 - $195

5 alternative options

Subway to Chicago Midway, fly  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to Washington-Blue
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Kansas City (MCI) MDW - MCI

$116 - $290

Bus to Milwaukee, fly  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Airport
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Kansas City (MCI) MKE - MCI

$183 - $885

Bus Burlington Trailways  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Des Moines, IA 1202 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Kansas City, MO 803 / ...

$99 - $142

Bus Greyhound USA  •  12 h 33 min

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

$74 - $176

Drive  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Kansas City 524.4 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Kansas City is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Kansas City is to fly which costs $110 - $260 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Kansas City is 405 miles. The road distance is 524.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Kansas City, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA and Kansas City, MO, USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Kansas City every 2 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Kansas City once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $190 and the journey takes 7 h 23 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
Flights from Milwaukee to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Milwaukee to Kansas City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Milwaukee to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
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
Flights from Milwaukee to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$290 - $410
Bus operators
Coach USA
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
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
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 Chicago, Il to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
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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