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There are 5 ways to get from Kansas City Airport (MCI) to Parsons by bus, taxi, night bus or car

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Bus, taxi via Nevada  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Nevada, MO 117
  2. Take a taxi from Nevada, MO to Parsons

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Night bus, taxi via Kci Airport Terminal C  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the night bus from Kansas City, MO to Joplin, MO 113
  2. Take a taxi from Joplin, MO to Parsons

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Bus, taxi  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Joplin, MO 117
  2. Take a taxi from Joplin, MO to Parsons

Night bus, taxi  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the night bus from Kansas City, MO to Joplin, MO 113
  2. Take a taxi from Joplin, MO to Parsons

Drive  •  3h 10m

  1. Drive from Kansas City Airport (MCI) to Parsons 178.8 miles
Kansas City Airport (MCI) → Parsons
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The cheapest way to get from Kansas City Airport (MCI) to Parsons is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 10m.

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The fastest way to get from Kansas City Airport (MCI) to Parsons is to drive. Taking this option will cost $17 - $26 and takes 3h 10m.

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The distance between Kansas City Airport (MCI) and Parsons is 139 miles. The road distance is 178.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Kansas City Airport (MCI) to Parsons without a car is to bus and taxi via Nevada which takes 5h 18m and costs $100 - $150.

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It takes approximately 5h 18m to get from Kansas City Airport (MCI) to Parsons, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kansas City Airport (MCI) to Parsons is 179 miles. It takes approximately 3h 10m to drive from Kansas City Airport (MCI) to Parsons.

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There are two+ hotels available in Parsons. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kansas City Airport (MCI) to Parsons.
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  • Distance: 139.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 18m

What companies run services between Kansas City Airport (MCI), USA and Parsons, KS, USA?

There is no direct connection from Kansas City Airport (MCI) to Parsons. However, you can take the line 229 bus to East Village - Bay C, take the walk to Kansas City, MO, take the bus to Nevada, MO, then take the taxi to Parsons. Alternatively, you can take the line 229 bus to East Village - Bay C, take the walk to Kansas City, MO, take the night bus to Joplin, MO, then take the taxi to Parsons.

Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
+1-858-800-8898
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Nevada, MO
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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jeffersonlines.com
Night bus from Kansas City, MO to Joplin, MO
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
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jeffersonlines.com
Other operators
Taxi from Nevada, MO to Parsons
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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