There are 6 ways to get from Lancaster to Kansas City by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Los Angeles, fly  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Kansas City (MCI) LAX - MCI

$95 - $316

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Train to Burbank, fly  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster station to Downtown Burbank station
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Kansas City (MCI) BUR - MCI

$167 - $452

Train, train to San Diego, fly  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  3. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Kansas City (MCI) SAN - MCI

$196 - $596

Bus  •  38 h

  1. Take the bus from Palmdale, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6303 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Kansas City, Mo 1684 / ...

$168 - $425

Train  •  38 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster station to L. A. Union Station station Antelope Valley Line
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak Southwest Chief

$232 - $716

Drive  •  24 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Lancaster to Kansas City 1625.5 miles

$150 - $230

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No, there is no direct train from Lancaster station to Kansas City. However, there are services departing from Lancaster station and arriving at Kansas City Amtrak via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 6 min.

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The distance between Lancaster and Kansas City is 1340 miles. The road distance is 1625.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Lancaster to Kansas City without a car is to bus which takes 38 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 14 min to get from Lancaster to Kansas City, including transfers.

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Lancaster to Kansas City train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, arrive at Lancaster station.

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The best way to get from Lancaster to Kansas City is to bus which takes 38 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 38 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Kansas City Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 10 min.

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Kansas City is 2 h ahead of Lancaster. It is currently 3:43 PM in Lancaster and 5:43 PM in Kansas City.

Lancaster to Kansas City train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Kansas City Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lancaster to Kansas City is 1626 miles. It takes approximately 24 h 50 min to drive from Lancaster to Kansas City.

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Map of how to get from Lancaster to Kansas City.
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  • Distance: 1340.4 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 14 min

What companies run services between Lancaster, CA, USA and Kansas City, MO, USA?

You can take a bus from Lancaster to Kansas City via Palmdale station, Palmdale, Ca, and Los Angeles, Ca in around 38 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lancaster to Kansas City via L. A. Union Station station and Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak in around 38 h 6 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Kansas City via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Kansas City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Burbank to Kansas City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $500
Flights from Burbank to Kansas City via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $500
Flights from Burbank to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $500
Flights from Burbank to Kansas City via Oakland
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $500
Flights from Burbank to Kansas City via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $500
Flights from Burbank to Kansas City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $500
Flights from San Diego to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Kansas City via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Kansas City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Burbank to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Burbank to Kansas City via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from San Diego to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Burbank to Kansas City via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Kansas City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Burbank to Kansas City via Portland
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Kansas City via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Lancaster station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Lancaster station to Downtown Burbank station
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$400 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,200
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Palmdale, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
34 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$150 - $250
Flexible
$290 - $390

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Delta, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Kansas City Airport.

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