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

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Fly to Roanoke  •  7 h 16 min

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

$252 - $1,206

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Bus via Nashville, Tn  •  21 h 37 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

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Fly to Lewisburg, drive  •  8 h 12 min

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

$208 - $964

Fly to Lynchburg, bus  •  9 h 2 min

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

$218 - $932

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 19 min

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

Questions & Answers

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 37 min.

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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 and Charlottesville Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 19 min.

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The distance between Kansas City and Roanoke is 809 miles. The road distance is 939 miles.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Roanoke without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 16 min to get from Kansas City to Roanoke, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Roanoke is to fly which takes 7 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 21 h 37 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 32 h 19 min.

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There is no direct flight from Kansas City Airport to Roanoke Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 19 min and has one stopover.

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Kansas City to Roanoke bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Roanoke, Va station.

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Map of how to get from Kansas City to Roanoke.
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  • Distance: 808.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 16 min

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 37 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Roanoke via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Roanoke via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Lynchburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to Lynchburg via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to Lynchburg via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, 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 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Roanoke via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Roanoke via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Lewisburg via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Roanoke via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
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 Kansas City Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 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 to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 h 25 min
Frequency
4 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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
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 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
Every 30 minutes
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
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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Roanoke is 1 h ahead of Kansas City. It is currently 11:08 AM in Kansas City and 12:08 PM in Roanoke.

Kansas City to Roanoke train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Roanoke Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kansas City to Roanoke is 939 miles. It takes approximately 15 h 38 min to drive from Kansas City to Roanoke.

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

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Book your Kansas City to Roanoke train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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

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There are 56+ hotels available in Roanoke. Prices start at $57 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 .

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