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There are 7 ways to get from Kansas City to Akron by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Akron  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Akron (CAK) MCI - CAK

$184 - $704

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Bus  •  17 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Columbus, Oh 1612 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Akron, OH Cinncinati,OH-Buffalo / ...

$83 - $192

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Fly to Cleveland, bus  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Cleveland (CLE) MCI - CLE
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, OH to Akron, OH

$168 - $828

Fly to Pittsburgh, bus  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Pittsburgh (PIT) MCI - PIT
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Akron, Oh

$190 - $894

Fly to Columbus, bus  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Columbus (CMH) MCI - CMH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus Ohio State University to Akron, OH

$200 - $884

Train, bus  •  16 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Cleveland Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Cleveland, OH to Akron, OH

$138 - $356

Drive  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Akron 784.9 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Akron is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 13 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kansas City to Akron is to fly which costs $180 - $750 and takes 7 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kansas City to Akron. However, there are services departing from Kansas City, Mo and arriving at Akron, OH via Columbus, OH. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 5 min.

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The distance between Kansas City and Akron is 707 miles. The road distance is 784.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Akron without a car is to train and bus which takes 16 h 33 min and costs $130 - $360.

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It takes approximately 7 h 50 min to get from Kansas City to Akron, including transfers.

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Kansas City to Akron bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Kansas City, Mo station.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Akron is to fly which takes 7 h 50 min and costs $180 - $750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $200 and takes 17 h 5 min.

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There is no direct flight from Kansas City Airport to Akron Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 48 min and has one stopover.

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Kansas City to Akron bus services, operated by Barons Bus, arrive at Akron, OH station.

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Map of how to get from Kansas City to Akron.
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  • Distance: 707.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 50 min

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

Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Kansas City to Akron hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kansas City to Akron via Columbus, Oh and Columbus, OH in around 17 h 5 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Cleveland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Kansas City to Cleveland via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Kansas City to Cleveland via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Kansas City to Pittsburgh via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Kansas City to Pittsburgh via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Kansas City to Pittsburgh via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Kansas City to Pittsburgh via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to Columbus via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Kansas City to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Kansas City to Columbus via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to Akron via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to Akron via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Kansas City to Akron via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Kansas City to Akron via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Kansas City to Cleveland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Kansas City to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Kansas City to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Akron via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Kansas City to Akron via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Cleveland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Kansas City to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Kansas City to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Akron via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Kansas City to Akron via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Kansas City to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Kansas City to Akron via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 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
Train from Chicago Union Station to Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 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
Bus operators
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Cleveland, OH to Akron, OH
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $21
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baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus Ohio State University to Akron, OH
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Akron, OH
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Book at
baronsbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Akron, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170

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More Questions & Answers

Akron is 1 h ahead of Kansas City. It is currently 8:55 AM in Kansas City and 9:55 AM in Akron.

Yes, the driving distance between Kansas City to Akron is 785 miles. It takes approximately 13 h 6 min to drive from Kansas City to Akron.

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

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There are 70+ hotels available in Akron. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Kansas City Airport is to line 229 bus which takes 56 min and costs $2.

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