There are 2 ways to get from Kansas City to Kirksville by train or car
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Kirksville is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 3 h 27 min.
The quickest way to get from Kansas City to Kirksville is to train which costs $60 - $120 and takes 2 h 20 min.
The distance between Kansas City and Kirksville is 131 miles. The road distance is 159.6 miles.
The best way to get from Kansas City to Kirksville without a car is to train which takes 2 h 20 min and costs $60 - $120.
It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to get from Kansas City to Kirksville, including transfers.
Yes, the driving distance between Kansas City to Kirksville is 160 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to drive from Kansas City to Kirksville.
There are seven+ hotels available in Kirksville. Prices start at $100 USD per night.
What companies run services between Kansas City, MO, USA and Kirksville, MO, USA?
Amtrak operates a train from Kansas City to Kirksville twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $80 and the journey takes 2 h 3 min.
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.
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to La Plata Amtrak
- Ave. Duration
- 2 h 3 min
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
- $30 - $80
- Coach Seat
- $30 - $50
- Flexi Coach Seat
- $60 - $90
- Business Coach Seat
- $55 - $80
- $170 - $240
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