There are 5 ways to get from Kansas City to Cape Girardeau by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo 1682 / ...
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Cape Girardeau, Mo 1138

$54 - $118

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Train, bus  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Missouri River Runner
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Cape Girardeau, Mo 1138

$78 - $179

Drive  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Cape Girardeau 350.7 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Cape Girardeau  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Cape Girardeau (CGI) MCI - CGI

$198 - $872

Fly to St. Louis, bus  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to St. Louis (STL) MCI - STL
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Cape Girardeau, Mo

$164 - $378

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The distance between Kansas City and Cape Girardeau is 303 miles. The road distance is 350.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Cape Girardeau without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 9 min to get from Kansas City to Cape Girardeau, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Cape Girardeau is to bus which takes 7 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 8 h 46 min.

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There is no direct flight from Kansas City Airport to Cape Girardeau Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kansas City to Cape Girardeau is 351 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 50 min to drive from Kansas City to Cape Girardeau.

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Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Kansas City Airport to Cape Girardeau Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Cape Girardeau. Prices start at $74 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 .

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Map of how to get from Kansas City to Cape Girardeau.
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  • Distance: 303.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 9 min

What companies run services between Kansas City, MO, USA and Cape Girardeau, MO, USA?

You can take a bus from Kansas City to Cape Girardeau via St Louis, Mo and Cape Girardeau, Mo in around 7 h 9 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines fly from Kansas City to Cape Girardeau every 4 hours.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Cape Girardeau via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to Cape Girardeau via Chicago O'Hare, Quincy
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to Cape Girardeau via Milwaukee, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Bus operators
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 Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Cape Girardeau, Mo
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40

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