There are 5 ways to get from Kansas City to Boston by plane, bus, train 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 to Boston  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Boston (BOS) MCI - BOS

$144 - $308

Cheapest option

Bus  •  33 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to New York, Ny 1682 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma 2504 / ...

$137 - $353

3 alternative options

Fly to Manchester, bus  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Manchester (MHT) MCI - MHT
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma

$198 - $338

Train  •  29 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Southwest Chief
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$199 - $572

Drive  •  23 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Boston 1426.1 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Boston is to drive which costs $140 - $210 and takes 23 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kansas City to Boston is to fly which costs $140 - $310 and takes 5 h 17 min.

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The distance between Kansas City and Boston is 1255 miles. The road distance is 1426.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Kansas City to Boston, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kansas City to Boston. However, there are services departing from Kansas City, Mo and arriving at Boston, Ma via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kansas City to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Kansas City Amtrak and arriving at Boston South Station Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 57 min.

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What companies run services between Kansas City, MO, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Kansas City to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kansas City to Boston via Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 29 h 57 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Kansas City to Boston via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Kansas City to Boston via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Kansas City to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Kansas City to Manchester via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Kansas City to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Kansas City to Manchester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Kansas City to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Kansas City to Manchester via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Kansas City to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Kansas City to Boston via Covington
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Kansas City to Manchester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Kansas City to Manchester via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Kansas City to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Kansas City to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Kansas City to Manchester via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Kansas City to Manchester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Kansas City to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Kansas City to Manchester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 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 Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
28 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $190
Flexible
$220 - $290
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com

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