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There are 7 ways to get from Kansas City to Miami by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly to Miami  •  5h 40m

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Miami (MIA) MCI - MIA

$164 - $854

Cheapest option

Fly to Fort Lauderdale, train  •  7h 21m

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) MCI - FLL
  2. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale to MiamiCentral

$114 - $920

5 alternative options

Bus, night bus  •  31h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo
  2. Take the night bus from St Louis, Mo to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Miami, FL

$250 - $291

Bus  •  38h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Miami, Fl

$158 - $229

Night bus, bus  •  39h 2m

  1. Take the night 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 Miami, Fl

$174 - $250

Train  •  2 days 8h

  1. Take the train from Kansas City Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Miami Amtrak Station

$259 - $370

Drive  •  24h 3m

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Miami 1469.7 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Miami is to drive which costs $140 - $210 and takes 24h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Kansas City to Miami is to fly which costs $160 - $900 and takes 5h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kansas City to Miami. However, there are services departing from Kansas City, Mo and arriving at Sw 1 St & 1 Ct via St Louis, Mo, Atlanta, Ga and Airport Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kansas City station to Miami. However, there are services departing from Kansas City Union Station and arriving at Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Southbound via Chicago Union Station, Alexandria Amtrak Station and Tri-Rail Station Rail Southbound. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 8h.

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The distance between Kansas City and Miami is 1250 miles. The road distance is 1469.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Miami without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 31h 3m and costs $250 - $300.

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It takes approximately 5h 40m to get from Kansas City to Miami, including transfers.

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Kansas City to Miami bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Kansas City, Mo station.

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Kansas City to Miami train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Kansas City Union Station.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Miami is to fly which takes 5h 40m and costs $160 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $230 and takes 38h 57m, you could also train, which costs $250 - $370 and takes 2 days 8h.

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Map of how to get from Kansas City to Miami.
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  • Distance: 1249.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 40m

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

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Kansas City to Miami hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kansas City to Miami via St Louis, Mo, Atlanta, Ga, Miami, Fl, and Airport Station in around 38h 57m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to Fort Lauderdale via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to Fort Lauderdale via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to Miami
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Kansas City to Miami via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Kansas City to Miami via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Kansas City to Miami via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Miami via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Kansas City to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Train operators
Brightline
Phone
+1 305-521-4800
Email
guestservices@gobrightline.com
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale to MiamiCentral
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
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Brightline
SmartPlus
$15 - $21
Smart
$10 - $15
Select
$29 - $33
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 Kansas City Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Train from Chicago Union Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
23h 14m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Premium
$310 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $280
Business Seat
$200 - $280
Train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Miami Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
22h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Premium
$350 - $490
Flexi Coach Seat
$230 - $340
Business Seat
$250 - $350
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 Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $80
Night bus from St Louis, Mo to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $85
Flexible
$90 - $140
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Miami, Fl
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $160
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Tallahassee, Fl
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $130
Flexible
$130 - $200
Bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Miami, Fl
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $130
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Miami, FL
Ave. Duration
12h 31m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Kansas City Airport to Miami Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 9m.

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Kansas City to Miami bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Miami, Fl station.

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Miami is 1h ahead of Kansas City. It is currently 12:47 PM in Kansas City and 1:47 PM in Miami.

Kansas City to Miami train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Miami Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kansas City to Miami is 1470 miles. It takes approximately 24h 3m to drive from Kansas City to Miami.

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

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There are 1652+ hotels available in Miami. Prices start at $84 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 51m and costs $2.

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