There are 6 ways to get from Kansas City to Colorado Springs by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Colorado Springs  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Colorado Springs (COS) MCI - COS

$252 - $1,142

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Bus  •  13 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Denver, Co 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Colorado Springs, Co 7307 / ...

$73 - $177

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Fly to Pueblo, bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Pueblo (PUB) MCI - PUB
  2. Take the bus from Pueblo, Co to Colorado Springs, Co

$378 - $1,558

Fly to Denver  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Denver (DEN) MCI - DEN

$96 - $362

Train, bus  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to Lamar Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Lamar, CO to Kit Carson, CO
  3. Take the bus from Kit Carson, CO to Colorado Springs, CO

$107 - $248

Drive  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Colorado Springs 590.8 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Colorado Springs is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 8 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kansas City to Colorado Springs is to fly which costs $250 - $1,200 and takes 5 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kansas City to Colorado Springs. However, there are services departing from Kansas City, Mo and arriving at Colorado Springs, Co via Denver, Co. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 11 min.

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The distance between Kansas City and Colorado Springs is 553 miles. The road distance is 590.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Colorado Springs without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 11 min and costs $70 - $180.

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It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Kansas City to Colorado Springs, including transfers.

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Kansas City to Colorado Springs 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 Colorado Springs is to fly which takes 5 h 39 min and costs $250 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $180 and takes 13 h 11 min.

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There is no direct flight from Kansas City Airport to Colorado Springs Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 38 min and has one stopover.

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Kansas City to Colorado Springs bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Colorado Springs, Co station.

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Map of how to get from Kansas City to Colorado Springs.
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  • Distance: 553.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 39 min

What companies run services between Kansas City, MO, USA and Colorado Springs, CO, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Kansas City to Colorado Springs hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kansas City to Colorado Springs via Denver, Co in around 13 h 11 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Colorado Springs via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Pueblo via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Kansas City to Pueblo via Houston, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $2,000
Flights from Kansas City to Pueblo via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 8 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,900
Flights from Kansas City to Denver
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Denver
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $800
Flights from Kansas City to Denver via Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to Colorado Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Colorado Springs via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Kansas City to Denver
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $600
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 Lamar Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $210
Room
$320 - $450
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 Pueblo, Co to Colorado Springs, Co
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from Denver, Co to Colorado Springs, Co
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Colorado Springs, CO
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Outback Express
Website
outbackexpress.tripod.com
Bus from Lamar, CO to Kit Carson, CO
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
outbackexpress.tripod.com
Bus from Kit Carson, CO to Colorado Springs, CO
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
outbackexpress.tripod.com

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Colorado Springs is 1 h behind Kansas City. It is currently 5:35 AM in Kansas City and 4:35 AM in Colorado Springs.

Yes, the driving distance between Kansas City to Colorado Springs is 591 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 59 min to drive from Kansas City to Colorado Springs.

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

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Book your Kansas City to Colorado Springs bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 162+ hotels available in Colorado Springs. Prices start at $83 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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