There are 4 ways to get from Kansas City to Portland by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Portland (PDX) MCI - PDX

$144 - $1,204

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Bus  •  42 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Denver, Co 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Portland, Or 1337

$190 - $487

Bus, train  •  47 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Des Moines, IA 802 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to St. Paul 802 / ...
  3. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Portland Union Station

$320 - $825

Drive  •  28 h

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Portland 1805.7 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Portland is to drive which costs $170 - $260 and takes 28 h.

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The quickest way to get from Kansas City to Portland is to fly which costs $140 - $1,200 and takes 6 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kansas City to Portland. However, there are services departing from Kansas City, Mo and arriving at Portland, Or via Denver, Co. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 5 min.

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The distance between Kansas City and Portland is 1503 miles. The road distance is 1805.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Portland without a car is to bus which takes 42 h 5 min and costs $190 - $490.

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It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to get from Kansas City to Portland, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Portland is to fly which takes 6 h 19 min and costs $140 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $190 - $490 and takes 42 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Kansas City Airport to Portland Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 35 min.

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Kansas City to Portland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Portland, Or station.

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Map of how to get from Kansas City to Portland.
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  • Distance: 1502.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 19 min

What companies run services between Kansas City, MO, USA and Portland, OR, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and three other airlines fly from Kansas City to Portland hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kansas City to Portland via Denver, Co in around 42 h 5 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,700
Flights from Kansas City to Portland via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Portland via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $3,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Portland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Kansas City to Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,400
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
37 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$230 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$400 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$490 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,200
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 Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from Denver, Co to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
29 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to St. Paul
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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Portland is 2 h behind Kansas City. It is currently 9:49 AM in Kansas City and 7:49 AM in Portland.

Yes, the driving distance between Kansas City to Portland is 1806 miles. It takes approximately 28 h to drive from Kansas City to Portland.

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

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Book your Kansas City to Portland bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 314+ hotels available in Portland. Prices start at $85 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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