There are 6 ways to get from Knoxville to Kansas City 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 from Knoxville  •  5 h 52 min

  1. TYS - MCI

$239 - $969

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19 h 34 min

$119 - $243

4 alternative options

Bus to Atlanta, fly  •  9 h 30 min

  1. ATL - MCI

$141 - $387

Bus, train  •  21 h 50 min

$142 - $305

Bus, train via Chicago Union Station Amtrak  •  24 h 24 min

$161 - $394

Drive  •  12 h 5 min

  1. 736.8 miles

$70 - $110

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

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Knoxville to Kansas City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Knoxville to Kansas City via Lexington, Ky, Lexington, KY, Evansville, Evansville, In, and St Louis, Mo in around 19 h 34 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Knoxville to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Knoxville to Kansas City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Atlanta to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Atlanta to Kansas City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Knoxville to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Knoxville to Kansas City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Knoxville to Kansas City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Knoxville to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Knoxville to Kansas City via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Knoxville to Kansas City via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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 Indianapolis Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
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 Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Knoxville, Tn to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Knoxville, Tn to Lexington, Ky
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Evansville, In to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Hoosier Ride
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Lexington, KY to Evansville
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Lexington, KY to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
hoosierride.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Knoxville and Kansas City is 1002 km. The road distance is 1179 km.

The cheapest way to get from Knoxville to Kansas City is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Knoxville to Kansas City is to fly which takes 5 h 52 min and costs $230 - $1,000.

No, there is no direct bus from Knoxville to Kansas City. However, there are services departing from Knoxville, Tn and arriving at Kansas City, Mo via Lexington, KY, Evansville, In and St Louis, Mo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 34 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Knoxville to Kansas City, including transfers.