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There are 8 ways to get from Kansas City to Miami by plane, train, bus, night bus 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.

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Fly to Miami  •  5 h 44 min

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

$164 - $854

Cheapest option

Fly to Fort Lauderdale, train  •  7 h 18 min

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

$114 - $918

6 alternative options

Bus, night bus  •  30 h 50 min

  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

$246 - $370

Bus  •  38 h 55 min

  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

$152 - $381

Train, bus  •  40 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Kansas City Union Station to St. Louis Gateway Station
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Tallahassee, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Miami, Fl

$191 - $482

Train  •  2 days 2 h

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

$322 - $935

Night bus, Megabus, bus  •  31 h 36 min

  1. Take the night bus from Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo
  2. Take the night bus from St Louis, Mo to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the Megabus from Midtown Atlanta to Orlando
  4. Take the bus from Orlando to Miami

$150 - $311

Drive  •  24 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Miami 1469.7 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Miami is to drive which costs $140 - $210 and takes 24 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kansas City to Miami is to fly which costs $160 - $900 and takes 5 h 44 min.

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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 Nw 2 Av & Nw 2 St via St Louis, Mo, Atlanta, Ga and Airport Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 55 min.

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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, Washington Union Station and Tri-Rail Station Rail Southbound. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2 h.

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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 30 h 50 min and costs $240 - $370.

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It takes approximately 5 h 44 min 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 5 h 44 min and costs $160 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $390 and takes 38 h 55 min, you could also train, which costs $320 - $950 and takes 2 days 2 h.

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Map of how to get from Kansas City to Miami.
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  • Distance: 1249.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 44 min

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 38 h 55 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to Fort Lauderdale via Tampa
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to Fort Lauderdale via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to Fort Lauderdale via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to Fort Lauderdale via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to Miami
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Kansas City to Miami via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Kansas City to Miami via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Kansas City to Miami via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Kansas City to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Kansas City to Fort Lauderdale via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Train operators
Brightline
Phone
+1 305-521-4800
Email
guestservices@gobrightline.com
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale Station to Miami
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
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Brightline
SmartPlus
$14 - $20
Smart
$10 - $14
Select
$26 - $31
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 St. Louis Gateway Station
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 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 Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Washington Union Station to Miami Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
23 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $390
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $440
Room
$600 - $850
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
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Night bus from St Louis, Mo to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Miami, Fl
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$130 - $170
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Tallahassee, Fl
Ave. Duration
20 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $150
Flexible
$160 - $220
Bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Miami, Fl
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$95 - $130
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Miami, FL
Ave. Duration
12 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Midtown Atlanta to Orlando
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Orlando to Miami
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Book at
megabus.com

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The quickest flight from Kansas City Airport to Miami Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 7 min.

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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 1 h ahead of Kansas City. It is currently 12:59 PM in Kansas City and 1:59 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 24 h 4 min to drive from Kansas City to Miami.

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

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There are 1551+ hotels available in Miami. Prices start at $89 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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