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There are 4 ways to get from Joplin to Paola by bus, taxi or car

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Bus, taxi  •  3h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Joplin, MO to Kansas City, MO 112 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Kansas City, MO to Paola

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Bus  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Joplin, MO to Kansas City, MO 112 / ...
  2. Take the bus from On Wyandotte Between 11Th And 10Th Northbound to On E Santa Fe St At 175Th St / Gardner Tradenet 595

2 alternative options

Bus via On Waverly At 196Th St Northbound  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Joplin, MO to Kansas City, MO 112 / ...
  2. Take the bus from On Wyandotte Between 11Th And 10Th Northbound to On Waverly At 196Th St Northbound 595

Drive  •  2h 29m

  1. Drive from Joplin to Paola 129 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Joplin to Paola is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Joplin to Paola is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 29m.

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The distance between Joplin and Paola is 105 miles. The road distance is 129 miles.

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The best way to get from Joplin to Paola without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 3h 22m and costs $130 - $190.

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It takes approximately 3h 22m to get from Joplin to Paola, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Joplin to Paola is 129 miles. It takes approximately 2h 29m to drive from Joplin to Paola.

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  • Distance: 105.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 22m

What companies run services between Joplin, MO, USA and Paola, KS, USA?

You can take a bus from Joplin to Paola via Kansas City, MO, On 12Th At Troost Westbound Farside, On Wyandotte Between 11Th And 12Th Southbound, On Wyandotte Between 11Th And 10Th Northbound, and On E Santa Fe St At 175Th St / Gardner Tradenet in around 5h 19m.

Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Joplin, MO to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Ride KC
Phone
+1 816-221-0660
Website
ridekc.org
Bus from On Wyandotte Between 11Th And 10Th Northbound to On E Santa Fe St At 175Th St / Gardner Tradenet
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ridekc.org
Bus from On Wyandotte Between 11Th And 10Th Northbound to On Waverly At 196Th St Northbound
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ridekc.org
Other operators
Taxi from Kansas City, MO to Paola
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Crown Cab
Phone
+1 816-753-9300

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