There are 6 ways to get from Kansas City to Charleston Station by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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Fly to Charleston  •  6 h 20 min

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

$266 - $1,220

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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

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Fly to Ashland, taxi  •  7 h 21 min

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

$322 - $1,052

Fly to Columbus, bus  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Columbus (CMH) MCI - CMH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Charleston, Wv

$196 - $912

Train  •  21 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Southwest Chief
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Charleston Amtrak Cardinal

$149 - $402

Drive  •  12 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Charleston Station 756.5 miles

$70 - $110

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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.

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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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 58 min.

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The distance between Kansas City and Charleston Station is 703 miles. The road distance is 756.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Charleston Station without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Kansas City to Charleston Station, including transfers.

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

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Kansas City to Charleston Station train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Kansas City Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Charleston Station is to fly which takes 6 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18 h 28 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 21 h 58 min.

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There is no direct flight from Kansas City Airport to Charleston Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 6 min and has one stopover.

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Kansas City to Charleston Station bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Charleston, Wv station.

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  • Distance: 703 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 20 min

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

United 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
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Columbus via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Kansas City to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Kansas City to Columbus via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Kansas City to Columbus via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Ashland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to Ashland via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Kansas City to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Kansas City to Columbus via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Charleston via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Kansas City to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
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 Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 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 to Charleston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 36 min
Frequency
4 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

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 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
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
Other operators
Taxi from Ashland to Charleston Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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Kansas City to Charleston Station train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Charleston Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kansas City to Charleston Station is 756 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 24 min to drive from Kansas City to Charleston Station.

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

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There are 26+ hotels available in Charleston Station. Prices start at $66 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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