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There are 8 ways to get from Kansas City to Rhode Island by plane, train, taxi, 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 Providence  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Providence (PVD) MCI - PVD

$194 - $904

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Bus  •  33 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to New York, Ny 1682 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence

$135 - $323

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Fly to Boston, train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Boston (BOS) MCI - BOS
  2. Take the train from South Station to South Attleboro

$178 - $354

Fly to Worcester, taxi  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Worcester (ORH) MCI - ORH
  2. Take a taxi from Worcester to Woonsocket

$292 - $972

Fly to Newark, train  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Newark (EWR) MCI - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Kingston Amtrak

$256 - $786

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to New York La Guardia (LGA) MCI - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Providence Amtrak

$240 - $698

Train  •  30 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Boston Back Bay Station
  3. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station to Providence Amtrak

$205 - $732

Drive  •  23 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Providence 1381.3 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Rhode Island is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 23 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kansas City to Rhode Island is to fly and train which costs $170 - $360 and takes 7 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kansas City to Rhode Island. However, there are services departing from Kansas City, Mo and arriving at 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kansas City to Rhode Island. However, there are services departing from Kansas City Amtrak and arriving at Providence Amtrak via Chicago Union Station and Boston Back Bay Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 38 min.

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The distance between Kansas City and Rhode Island is 1226 miles. The road distance is 1381.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Rhode Island without a car is to train which takes 30 h 38 min and costs $200 - $750.

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It takes approximately 7 h 52 min to get from Kansas City to Rhode Island, including transfers.

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

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Kansas City to Rhode Island train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Kansas City Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Rhode Island is to fly which takes 7 h 52 min and costs $190 - $950. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $200 - $750 and takes 30 h 38 min, you could also bus, which costs $130 - $330 and takes 33 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Kansas City to Rhode Island.
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  • Distance: 1225.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 52 min

What companies run services between Kansas City, MO, USA and Rhode Island, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Kansas City to Warwick hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kansas City to Providence via Chicago Union Station and Boston Back Bay Station in around 30 h 38 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Providence via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Kansas City to Providence via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Kansas City to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Kansas City to Boston via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Kansas City to Boston via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Kansas City to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Kansas City to Newark via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Kansas City to Newark via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Kansas City to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Kansas City to New York La Guardia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Kansas City to New York La Guardia via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Providence via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Kansas City to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to Providence via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Kansas City to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Kansas City to Worcester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Kansas City to Worcester via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to Worcester via Reagan Washington, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
9 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to Worcester via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
11 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Kansas City to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Kansas City to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Kansas City to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Kansas City to Newark
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Kansas City to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to South Attleboro
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
MBTA
Train from Back Bay to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
MBTA
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Kingston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $120
Business Seat
$85 - $150
Amtrak Acela Express

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 New York Penn Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$49
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$49
Business Class
$80 - $140
First Class
$198
Train from Boston Back Bay Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kansas City Amtrak 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 Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
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.

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 Kansas City, Mo to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
28 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $190
Flexible
$220 - $290
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Worcester to Woonsocket
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 508-754-3211
Website
yellowcabworcester.com
Red Cab
Phone
+1 508-792-9999
Website
worcredcab.com
Worcester Green Cab
Phone
+1 508-459-1611
Website
worcestergreencab.com

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There is no direct flight from Kansas City Airport to Providence Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Kansas City to Rhode Island bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence station.

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Rhode Island is 1 h ahead of Kansas City. It is currently 8:36 PM in Kansas City and 9:36 PM in Rhode Island.

Kansas City to Rhode Island train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Providence Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kansas City to Rhode Island is 1381 miles. It takes approximately 23 h 26 min to drive from Kansas City to Rhode Island.

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

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There are 69+ hotels available in Rhode Island. Prices start at $75 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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