There are 5 ways to get from Kansas City to Charleston Station by plane, taxi, 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 Charleston  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Charleston (CRW) MCI - CRW

$266 - $1,220

Cheapest option

Bus  •  18 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Columbus, Oh 1612 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Charleston, Wv 1093 / ...

$89 - $217

3 alternative options

Fly to Ashland, taxi  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Ashland (HTS) MCI - HTS
  2. Take a taxi from Ashland to Charleston Station

$322 - $1,052

Train  •  22 h 8 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 Charleston Amtrak Cardinal

$149 - $402

Drive  •  12 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Charleston Station 756.5 miles

$70 - $110

What companies run services between Kansas City, MO, USA and Charleston Station, WV, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Kansas City to Charleston Station hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kansas City to Charleston Station via Columbus, Oh and Charleston, Wv in around 18 h 28 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Ashland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to Ashland via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Charleston via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice 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 Charleston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $470
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Charleston, Wv
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Other operators
Taxi from Ashland to Charleston Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kansas City to Charleston Station?

The distance between Kansas City and Charleston Station is 1125 km. The road distance is 1210 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Charleston Station?

The cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Charleston Station is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h 24 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kansas City to Charleston Station?

The quickest way to get from Kansas City to Charleston Station is to fly which takes 6 h 28 min and costs $260 - $1,300.

Is there a direct train between Kansas City and Charleston Station?

No, there is no direct train from Kansas City to Charleston Station. However, there are services departing from Kansas City Amtrak and arriving at Charleston Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 8 min.

Is there a direct bus between Kansas City and Charleston Station?

No, there is no direct bus from Kansas City to Charleston Station. However, there are services departing from Kansas City, Mo and arriving at Charleston, Wv via Columbus, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 28 min.

How long does it take to get from Kansas City to Charleston Station?

It takes approximately 6 h 28 min to get from Kansas City to Charleston Station, including transfers.