There are 10 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Milwaukee, train  •  7 h 11 min

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

$184 - $888

Cheapest option

Train  •  12 h 6 min

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

$109 - $282

8 alternative options

Fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  8 h 48 min

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

$154 - $386

Fly to Madison, bus  •  9 h 53 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 - $956

Fly to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  9 h 7 min

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

$150 - $362

Fly to Appleton, Amtrak Thruway, train  •  10 h 43 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 to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak

$226 - $948

Fly to Minneapolis, train  •  9 h 48 min

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

$172 - $488

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  17 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to St. Paul 802 / ...
  2. Take the bus from St. Paul to Wausau Transit, WI 915
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Wausau, WI to Portage, WI – Amtrak

Bus  •  19 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Des Moines, IA 802 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Rockford, IL
  3. Take the bus from Rockford, IL to Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R
  4. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Dutch Mill Park and Ride to Portage, WI - Amtrak 111

Drive  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Wisconsin Dells 513.1 miles

$50 - $75

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 Amtrak in around 12 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kansas City to Wisconsin Dells via St. Paul, Wausau Transit, WI, Wausau, WI, Portage, WI – Amtrak, and Portage Amtrak in around 17 h 48 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 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 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago Midway via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Kansas City to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 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 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Milwaukee via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Kansas City to Madison via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to Madison via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Kansas City to Madison via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Kansas City to Appleton via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Kansas City to Appleton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to Appleton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Kansas City to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Kansas City to Madison via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to Madison via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Kansas City to Appleton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to Appleton via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Kansas City to Madison via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Kansas City to Madison via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Kansas City to Madison via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Kansas City to Appleton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak
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 Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak
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
$190 - $280
Train from Glenview Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak
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 Columbus Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak
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 St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak
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 Kansas City Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 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
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
$12 - $15
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
$22 - $26
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Dutch Mill Park and Ride to Portage, WI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Appleton, WI to Columbus, WI
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Wausau, WI to Portage, WI – Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 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 St. Paul
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from St. Paul to Wausau Transit, WI
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Burlington Trailways
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Rockford, IL to Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kansas City to Wisconsin Dells?

The distance between Kansas City and Wisconsin Dells is 643 km. The road distance is 821 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Wisconsin Dells?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Kansas City to Wisconsin Dells?

The quickest way to get from Kansas City to Wisconsin Dells is to fly and train which takes 7 h 11 min and costs $180 - $900.

Is there a direct train between Kansas City and Wisconsin Dells?

No, there is no direct train from Kansas City to Wisconsin Dells. However, there are services departing from Kansas City Amtrak and arriving at Wisconsin Dells Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 6 min.

How long does it take to get from Kansas City to Wisconsin Dells?

It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to get from Kansas City to Wisconsin Dells, including transfers.