There are 6 ways to get from Kansas City Airport (MCI) to Branson by plane, taxi, car or bus

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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Fly to Springfield, taxi  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Springfield (SGF) MCI - SGF
  2. Take a taxi from Springfield to Branson

$344 - $1,261

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Bus  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Branson / Hollister, MO 121

$58 - $80

4 alternative options

Fly to Fayetteville, drive  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Fayetteville (XNA) MCI - XNA
  2. Drive from Fayetteville to Branson

$261 - $1,167

Fly to Fort Leonard Wood, drive  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Fort Leonard Wood (TBN) MCI - TBN
  2. Drive from Fort Leonard Wood to Branson

$144 - $600

Fly to Branson  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Branson (BKG) MCI - BKG

$165 - $629

Drive  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Kansas City Airport (MCI) to Branson 230.1 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Kansas City Airport (MCI) to Branson is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kansas City Airport (MCI) to Branson is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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The distance between Kansas City Airport (MCI) and Branson is 202 miles. The road distance is 230.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Kansas City Airport (MCI) to Branson without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 8 min and costs $55 - $85.

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Kansas City Airport (MCI) to Branson, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kansas City Airport (MCI) to Branson is to fly which takes 5 h 13 min and costs $160 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $85 and takes 7 h 8 min.

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There is no direct flight from Kansas City Airport to Springfield Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 1 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kansas City Airport (MCI) to Branson is 230 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to drive from Kansas City Airport (MCI) to Branson.

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Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Kansas City Airport to Springfield Airport.

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There are 331+ hotels available in Branson. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kansas City Airport (MCI) to Branson.
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  • Distance: 201.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 57 min

What companies run services between Kansas City Airport (MCI), USA and Branson, MO, USA?

United Airlines, Silver Airways and four other airlines fly from Kansas City Airport (MCI) to Branson every 4 hours. Alternatively, Jefferson Lines operates a bus from Kansas City Airport (MCI) to Branson every 3 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Springfield via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Fayetteville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Fayetteville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to Fort Leonard Wood via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Kansas City to Fort Leonard Wood via Dallas/Ft.Worth, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Kansas City to Fort Leonard Wood via Chicago O'Hare, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Kansas City to Fort Leonard Wood via Chicago Midway, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Kansas City to Fort Leonard Wood via Denver, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Springfield via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Springfield via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Fayetteville via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Kansas City to Fort Leonard Wood via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Kansas City to Fort Leonard Wood via Chicago O'Hare, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Kansas City to Fort Leonard Wood via Chicago Midway, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Kansas City to Fort Leonard Wood via Denver, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Springfield via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Fayetteville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Fayetteville via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Kansas City to Branson via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Branson via Dallas/Ft.Worth, New Orleans
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Kansas City to Branson via Houston Hobby Apt, New Orleans
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Kansas City to Branson via Nashville, New Orleans
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Kansas City to Branson via Minneapolis, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from Kansas City to Branson via Austin, New Orleans
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Kansas City to Branson via Houston, New Orleans
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Kansas City to Branson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Kansas City to Branson via Dallas, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Kansas City to Branson via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Kansas City to Branson via St. Louis, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 47 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Branson / Hollister, MO
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Other operators
Taxi from Springfield to Branson
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120

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