There are 3 ways to get from Kansas City to Rolla by train, taxi, car, plane or bus

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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Train, taxi  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to Jefferson City Amtrak Missouri River Runner
  2. Take a taxi from Jefferson City Amtrak to Rolla

$177 - $264

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Rolla 219.8 miles

$21 - $35

Fly, bus  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to St. Louis (STL) MCI - STL
  2. Take the bus from Lamber-St Louis International Airport to Rolla, MO

$242 - $442

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The cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Rolla is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kansas City to Rolla is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 46 min.

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The distance between Kansas City and Rolla is 172 miles. The road distance is 219.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Kansas City to Rolla, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Kansas City to Rolla. However, you can take the train to Jefferson City Amtrak then take the taxi to Rolla. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Rolla.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to Jefferson City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $260
Bus operators
USA Express
Website
usaxonline.com
Bus from Lamber-St Louis International Airport to Rolla, MO
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Schedules at
usaxonline.com
Other operators
Taxi from Jefferson City Amtrak to Rolla
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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