There are 8 ways to get from Kansas City to Destin by plane, bus, taxi, night 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 Valparaiso  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Valparaiso (VPS) MCI - VPS

$342 - $856

Cheapest option

Bus  •  28 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Tallahassee, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Ft Walton Beach, Fl

$158 - $367

6 alternative options

Fly to Pensacola, bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Pensacola (PNS) MCI - PNS
  2. Take the bus from Pensacola, Fl to Ft Walton Beach, Fl

$302 - $726

Fly to Panama City, taxi  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Panama City (ECP) MCI - ECP
  2. Take a taxi from Panama City to Destin

$392 - $1,052

Bus, night bus, train  •  28 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo
  2. Take the night bus from St Louis, Mo to Carbondale
  3. Take the train from Carbondale Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Ft Walton Beach, Fl

$182 - $462

Train, night bus, bus  •  30 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak
  2. Take the night bus from St Louis, Mo to Carbondale
  3. Take the train from Carbondale Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Ft Walton Beach, Fl

$206 - $523

Train, bus  •  34 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Pensacola, Fl
  4. Take the bus from Pensacola, Fl to Ft Walton Beach, Fl

$248 - $657

Drive  •  17 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Destin 1009.2 miles

$95 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Destin is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 17 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kansas City to Destin is to fly which costs $340 - $900 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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The distance between Kansas City and Destin is 760 miles. The road distance is 1009.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Kansas City to Destin, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Kansas City, MO, USA and Destin, FL, USA?

Allegiant Air, Delta and two other airlines fly from Kansas City to Destin every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kansas City to Destin via St Louis, Mo, Tallahassee, Fl, and Ft Walton Beach, Fl in around 28 h 48 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Pensacola
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Kansas City to Pensacola via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Kansas City to Pensacola via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Kansas City to Panama City via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Kansas City to Panama City via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Kansas City to Panama City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Kansas City to Panama City via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Kansas City to Panama City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Valparaiso via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Kansas City to Pensacola via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $2,000
Flights from Kansas City to Panama City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to Valparaiso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Flights from Kansas City to Valparaiso via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Flights from Kansas City to Pensacola via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to Panama City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to Panama City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Valparaiso via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,100
Flights from Kansas City to Pensacola via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Pensacola via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Panama City via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,600
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Kansas City to Valparaiso
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Carbondale Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Room
$370 - $550
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak
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
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
Frequency
Once 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 New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Pensacola, Fl to Ft Walton Beach, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
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
Night bus from St Louis, Mo to Carbondale
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from New Orleans, La to Ft Walton Beach, Fl
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Tallahassee, Fl
Ave. Duration
20 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $150
Flexible
$160 - $220
Bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Ft Walton Beach, Fl
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from New Orleans, La to Pensacola, Fl
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Other operators
Taxi from Panama City to Destin
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Red Cabs of Panama City
Phone
+1 850-733-2227
Website
myfloridacabs.com
H2O Shuttle Taxi and Limo
Phone
+1 850-708-2870
Emerald Taxi
Phone
+1 850-792-2546
Website
emeraldtaxiandshuttle.com

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