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There are 8 ways to get from Kansas City to Virginia Beach 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 Norfolk  •  7h 10m

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Norfolk (ORF) MCI - ORF

$252 - $1,126

Cheapest option

Bus via Pittsburgh, PA  •  32h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Pittsburgh, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Washington DC
  3. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Virginia Beach, VA

$131 - $289

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Fly to Newport News, bus  •  10h 15m

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Newport News (PHF) MCI - PHF
  2. Take the bus from Newport News Amtrak Station to Virginia Beach Amtrak Bus Stop

Train  •  32h 33m

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

$253 - $696

Bus  •  34h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Harrisburg, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Washington, Dc
  3. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Virginia Beach, VA

$136 - $328

Train via Alexandria Amtrak Station  •  38h 38m

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

$273 - $736

Train via New York Penn Station  •  39h 21m

  1. Take the train from Kansas City Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Norfolk Amtrak Station

$293 - $786

Drive  •  19h 24m

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Virginia Beach 1183 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Virginia Beach is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 19h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Kansas City to Virginia Beach is to fly which costs $250 - $1,200 and takes 7h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kansas City to Virginia Beach. However, there are services departing from Kansas City, Mo and arriving at Virginia Beach, VA via Pittsburgh, PA and Washington, DC - Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 40m.

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The distance between Kansas City and Virginia Beach is 1029 miles. The road distance is 1183 miles.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Virginia Beach without a car is to train which takes 32h 33m and costs $250 - $700.

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It takes approximately 7h 10m to get from Kansas City to Virginia Beach, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Virginia Beach is to fly which takes 7h 10m and costs $250 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $250 - $700 and takes 32h 33m, you could also bus, which costs $130 - $290 and takes 32h 40m.

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There is no direct flight from Kansas City Airport to Norfolk Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 10m and has one stopover.

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Kansas City to Virginia Beach bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Virginia Beach, VA station.

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Map of how to get from Kansas City to Virginia Beach.
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  • Distance: 1029 miles
  • Duration: 7h 10m

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

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Kansas City to Virginia Beach hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kansas City to Virginia Beach via Chicago Union Station, Washington Union Station, Norfolk Amtrak Station, Harbor Park Station, Newtown Road Station, and Newtown Rd Station in around 32h 33m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to Norfolk via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Norfolk via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Norfolk via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Newport News via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Newport News via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Newport News via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Newport News via Reagan Washington, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Newport News via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Newport News via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Norfolk via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Norfolk via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Norfolk via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Newport News via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Norfolk via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Norfolk via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Norfolk via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Norfolk via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Norfolk via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kansas City Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
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 Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
23h 14m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Norfolk Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Norfolk Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Train from New York Penn Station to Norfolk Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$160 - $230
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Newport News Amtrak Station to Virginia Beach Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
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 Kansas City, Mo to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$150 - $210
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$190 - $250
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Virginia Beach, VA
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Book at
megabus.com

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Virginia Beach is 1h ahead of Kansas City. It is currently 5:36 PM in Kansas City and 6:36 PM in Virginia Beach.

Yes, the driving distance between Kansas City to Virginia Beach is 1183 miles. It takes approximately 19h 24m to drive from Kansas City to Virginia Beach.

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

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There are 589+ hotels available in Virginia Beach. Prices start at $69 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 56m and costs $2.

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