There are 5 ways to get from Cleveland to Kansas City by plane, train, bus 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  •  6 h 23 min

  1. CLE - MCI

$184 - $954

Cheapest option

Bus via Cleveland, OH  •  18 h 57 min

  1. Schedules 0021 and 0022
  2. 1683 / ...

$85 - $204

3 alternative options

Train  •  14 h 57 min

  1. Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Southwest Chief

$123 - $339

Bus  •  18 h 32 min

  1. 1537 / ...
  2. 1683 / ...

$85 - $215

Drive  •  13 h 21 min

  1. 802 miles

$75 - $120

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

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Cleveland to Kansas City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cleveland to Kansas City via Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 14 h 57 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Cleveland to Kansas City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Cleveland to Kansas City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Cleveland to Kansas City via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Cleveland to Kansas City via Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to Kansas City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Cleveland to Kansas City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$260 - $360
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice 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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cleveland and Kansas City is 1123 km. The road distance is 1283 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cleveland to Kansas City is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 13 h 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Cleveland to Kansas City is to fly which takes 6 h 23 min and costs $180 - $1,000.

No, there is no direct train from Cleveland to Kansas City. However, there are services departing from Cleveland Amtrak and arriving at Kansas City Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 57 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Cleveland to Kansas City. However, there are services departing from Cleveland, Oh and arriving at Kansas City, Mo via Columbus, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 32 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to get from Cleveland to Kansas City, including transfers.