There are 7 ways to get from Kansas City to San Antonio by plane, bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly to San Antonio  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to San Antonio (SAT) MCI - SAT

$204 - $954

Cheapest option

Bus, Megabus  •  18 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Dallas, Tx 7325
  2. Take the Megabus from Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East to San Antonio

$82 - $188

5 alternative options

Fly to Austin, bus  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Austin (AUS) MCI - AUS
  2. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx

$188 - $844

Bus  •  16 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Dallas, Tx 7325
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 9403 / ...

$89 - $220

Bus, train  •  23 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Dallas, Tx 7325
  2. Take the train from Dallas Union Station to San Antonio Amtrak Texas Eagle

$117 - $298

Train  •  32 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Missouri River Runner
  2. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to San Antonio Amtrak Texas Eagle

$181 - $517

Drive  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Kansas City to San Antonio 783.3 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kansas City to San Antonio is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 12 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kansas City to San Antonio is to fly which costs $200 - $1,000 and takes 4 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kansas City to San Antonio. However, there are services departing from Kansas City, Mo and arriving at San Antonio, Tx via Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kansas City to San Antonio. However, there are services departing from Kansas City Amtrak and arriving at San Antonio Amtrak via St. Louis Gateway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 40 min.

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The distance between Kansas City and San Antonio is 709 miles. The road distance is 783.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to San Antonio without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 58 min and costs $85 - $220.

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Kansas City to San Antonio, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Kansas City to San Antonio is to fly which takes 4 h 51 min and costs $200 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $220 and takes 16 h 58 min, you could also train, which costs $180 - $550 and takes 32 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Kansas City to San Antonio.
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  • Distance: 708.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

What companies run services between Kansas City, MO, USA and San Antonio, TX, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Kansas City to San Antonio hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kansas City to San Antonio via Dallas, Tx in around 16 h 58 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to San Antonio via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to San Antonio via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Kansas City to Austin
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Kansas City to Austin via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Kansas City to Austin via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to San Antonio via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Kansas City to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to San Antonio via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
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 Dallas Union Station to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $340
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
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 Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from Dallas, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Megabus

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