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There are 5 ways to get from Kansas City to Glacier National Park by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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Fly, taxi  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Kalispell (FCA) MCI - FCA
  2. Take a taxi from Kalispell to Glacier National Park

$432 - $1,642

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Bus, train  •  33 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to St. Paul 802 / ...
  2. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to West Glacier Amtrak Empire Builder

$281 - $620

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Train  •  39 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Kansas City Union Station to Chicago Union Station Southwest Chief
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to West Glacier Amtrak Empire Builder

$319 - $842

Bus, train, taxi  •  40 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Sioux Falls, SD 502
  2. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Billings, MT 701
  3. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Missoula, MT 933 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Missoula, Mt to Spokane, Wa
  5. Take the train from Spokane Amtrak Station to Whitefish Amtrak Station
  6. Take a taxi from Whitefish Amtrak Station to Glacier National Park

$439 - $687

Drive  •  24 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Glacier National Park 1567.6 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Glacier National Park is to drive which costs $150 - $230 and takes 24 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kansas City to Glacier National Park is to fly and taxi which costs $430 - $1,700 and takes 8 h 39 min.

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The distance between Kansas City and Glacier National Park is 1165 miles. The road distance is 1567.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Glacier National Park without a car is to bus and train which takes 33 h 7 min and costs $280 - $650.

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It takes approximately 8 h 39 min to get from Kansas City to Glacier National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kansas City Airport to Kalispell Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 42 min and has one stopover.

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Glacier National Park is 1 h behind Kansas City. It is currently 4:48 PM in Kansas City and 3:48 PM in Glacier National Park.

Yes, the driving distance between Kansas City to Glacier National Park is 1568 miles. It takes approximately 24 h 17 min to drive from Kansas City to Glacier National Park.

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Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Kansas City Airport to Kalispell Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Glacier National Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kansas City to Glacier National Park.
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  • Distance: 1165.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 39 min

What companies run services between Kansas City, MO, USA and Glacier National Park, MT, USA?

You can take a train from Kansas City to Glacier National Park via Chicago Union Station and West Glacier Amtrak in around 39 h 59 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Kalispell via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Kansas City to Kalispell via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from Kansas City to Kalispell via Houston, Denver
Ave. Duration
11 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Kalispell via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Kansas City to Kalispell via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Kansas City to Kalispell via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,800
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Kansas City to Kalispell via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Kansas City to Kalispell via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to West Glacier Amtrak
Ave. Duration
23 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $390
Business Coach Seat
$320 - $450
Room
$600 - $850
Train from Kansas City Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 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 to West Glacier Amtrak
Ave. Duration
31 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$360 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$430 - $600
Room
$750 - $1,100
Train from Spokane Amtrak Station to Whitefish Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to St. Paul
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Sioux Falls, SD
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Billings, MT to Missoula, MT
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Missoula, Mt to Spokane, Wa
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Other operators
Taxi from Kalispell to Glacier National Park
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Glacier Taxi
Phone
+1 406-250-3603
Website
glaciertaxi.com

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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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