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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Roanoke  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Roanoke (ROA) MCI - ROA

$252 - $1,206

Cheapest option

Bus via Nashville, Tn  •  21 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Nashville, Tn
  3. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Roanoke, Va

$109 - $273

5 alternative options

Fly to Lewisburg, drive  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Lewisburg (LWB) MCI - LWB
  2. Drive from Lewisburg to Roanoke

$208 - $964

Fly to Lynchburg, bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Lynchburg (LYH) MCI - LYH
  2. Take the bus from Lynchburg, Va to Roanoke, Va

$234 - $954

Bus  •  28 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Little Rock, AR 121
  2. Take the bus from Little Rock, Ar to Roanoke, Va 1508 / ...

$148 - $299

Train  •  32 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak

$249 - $692

Drive  •  15 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Roanoke 939 miles

$90 - $140

What companies run services between Kansas City, MO, USA and Roanoke, VA, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Kansas City to Roanoke hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kansas City to Roanoke via St Louis, Mo and Nashville, Tn in around 21 h 45 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Roanoke via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Roanoke via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Roanoke via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Lynchburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to Lynchburg via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to Lynchburg via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Roanoke via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Roanoke via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Lewisburg via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Kansas City to Lewisburg via Washington Dulles, Staunton
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Roanoke via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice 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 Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$450 - $650
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Lynchburg, Va to Roanoke, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Roanoke, Va
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from Little Rock, Ar to Roanoke, Va
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Little Rock, AR
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kansas City to Roanoke?

The distance between Kansas City and Roanoke is 1294 km. The road distance is 1502 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Roanoke?

The cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Roanoke is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 15 h 38 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kansas City to Roanoke?

The quickest way to get from Kansas City to Roanoke is to fly which takes 7 h 12 min and costs $250 - $1,300.

Is there a direct train between Kansas City and Roanoke?

No, there is no direct train from Kansas City to Roanoke. However, there are services departing from Kansas City Amtrak and arriving at Roanoke Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak and Charlottesville Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 29 min.

Is there a direct bus between Kansas City and Roanoke?

No, there is no direct bus from Kansas City to Roanoke. However, there are services departing from Kansas City, Mo and arriving at Roanoke, Va via St Louis, Mo and Nashville, Tn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 45 min.

How long does it take to get from Kansas City to Roanoke?

It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to get from Kansas City to Roanoke, including transfers.