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There are 9 ways to get from Kansas City to Wisconsin Dells by plane, train, bus 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.

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Fly to Milwaukee, train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Milwaukee (MKE) MCI - MKE
  2. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Station

$184 - $888

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Train  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Kansas City Union Station to Chicago Union Station Southwest Chief
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Station Empire Builder

$109 - $282

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Fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Chicago Midway (MDW) MCI - MDW
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Station

$154 - $386

Fly to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MCI - ORD
  2. Take the train from Glenview Amtrak Station to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Station

$150 - $362

Fly to Madison, bus  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Madison (MSN) MCI - MSN
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Portage, WI - Amtrak

$208 - $958

Fly to Minneapolis, train  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Minneapolis (MSP) MCI - MSP
  2. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Station

$164 - $474

Fly to Appleton, Amtrak Thruway, train  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Appleton (ATW) MCI - ATW
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Appleton, WI to Columbus, WI
  3. Take the train from Columbus Amtrak Station to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Station

$226 - $948

Bus  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN 802
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN to Baraboo, WI 965

$175 - $238

Drive  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Wisconsin Dells 513.1 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Wisconsin Dells is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kansas City to Wisconsin Dells is to fly and train which costs $180 - $900 and takes 7 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kansas City station to Wisconsin Dells station. However, there are services departing from Kansas City Union Station and arriving at Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 56 min.

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The distance between Kansas City and Wisconsin Dells is 402 miles. The road distance is 513.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Wisconsin Dells without a car is to train which takes 11 h 56 min and costs $100 - $290.

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It takes approximately 7 h 6 min to get from Kansas City to Wisconsin Dells, including transfers.

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Kansas City to Wisconsin Dells train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Kansas City Union Station.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Wisconsin Dells is to train which takes 11 h 56 min and costs $100 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $170 - $240 and takes 14 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Kansas City Airport to Milwaukee Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Kansas City to Wisconsin Dells train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Station.

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Map of how to get from Kansas City to Wisconsin Dells.
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  • Distance: 402.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 6 min

What companies run services between Kansas City, MO, USA and Wisconsin Dells, WI, USA?

You can take a train from Kansas City to Wisconsin Dells via Chicago Union Station in around 11 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kansas City to Wisconsin Dells via Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN and Baraboo, WI in around 14 h 40 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Kansas City to Milwaukee via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Kansas City to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Kansas City to Minneapolis via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Kansas City to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Kansas City to Madison via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to Madison via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Madison via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Appleton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to Appleton via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Kansas City to Madison via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Kansas City to Madison via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Kansas City to Madison via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Appleton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Madison via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to Madison via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Kansas City to Madison via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Kansas City to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Kansas City to Appleton via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Kansas City to Appleton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to Appleton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
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 Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Chicago Union Station to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Glenview Amtrak Station to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
Train from Columbus Amtrak Station to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Kansas City Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
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
Bus operators
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Portage, WI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Bus from Appleton, WI to Columbus, WI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
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 Appleton, WI to Columbus, WI
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN to Baraboo, WI
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Kansas City to Wisconsin Dells is 513 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 48 min to drive from Kansas City to Wisconsin Dells.

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

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There are 136+ hotels available in Wisconsin Dells. Prices start at $50 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 $2.

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