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

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Train, bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to Galesburg Amtrak Southwest Chief
  2. Take the bus from Galesburg Amtrak to Davenport, IA 1401 / ...

$75 - $165

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Bus  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Des Moines, IA 802 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Iowa City, IA
  3. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to Davenport, IA

$95 - $140

Drive  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Davenport 361.9 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Moline  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Moline (MLI) MCI - MLI

$210 - $1,032

Fly to Chicago Midway, bus  •  8 h

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Chicago Midway (MDW) MCI - MDW
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Davenport, IA

$150 - $344

Fly to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MCI - ORD
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Davenport, IA

$148 - $322

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The cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Davenport is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kansas City to Davenport is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kansas City to Davenport. However, there are services departing from Kansas City, MO and arriving at Davenport, IA via Des Moines, IA and Iowa City, IA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 59 min.

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The distance between Kansas City and Davenport is 271 miles. The road distance is 361.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Davenport without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 30 min and costs $75 - $170.

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It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to get from Kansas City to Davenport, including transfers.

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Kansas City to Davenport bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Kansas City, MO station.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Davenport is to bus which takes 7 h 59 min and costs $95 - $140. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $210 - $1,100 and takes 7 h 39 min.

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There is no direct flight from Kansas City Airport to Moline Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Kansas City to Davenport bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, arrive at Davenport, IA station.

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Map of how to get from Kansas City to Davenport.
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  • Distance: 270.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 30 min

What companies run services between Kansas City, MO, USA and Davenport, IA, USA?

You can take a bus from Kansas City to Davenport via Des Moines, IA and Iowa City, IA in around 7 h 59 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Kansas City to Davenport hourly.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Moline via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Kansas City to Moline via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Moline via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Kansas City to Moline via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Moline via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
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 Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once 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
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Galesburg Amtrak to Davenport, IA
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Iowa City, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Iowa City, IA to Davenport, IA
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Davenport, IA
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
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 Galesburg to Davenport
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Kansas City to Davenport is 362 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to drive from Kansas City to Davenport.

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

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There are 55+ hotels available in Davenport. Prices start at $59 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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