There are 4 ways to get from Mankato to Kansas City by bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Mankato to Albert Lea. MN
  2. Take the bus from Albert Lea, MN to Kansas City, MO 803

$70 - $125

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Drive  •  6h 48m

  1. Drive from Mankato to Kansas City 415.6 miles

$40 - $60

Bus to Minneapolis, fly  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Kansas City (MCI) MSP - MCI

$98 - $389

Shuttle to Rochester, fly  •  8h 40m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Mankato, MN to Rochester - Airport
  2. Fly from Rochester (RST) to Kansas City (MCI) RST - MCI

$98 - $474

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The cheapest way to get from Mankato to Kansas City is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 6h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Mankato to Kansas City is to bus and fly which costs $95 - $390 and takes 5h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mankato to Kansas City. However, there are services departing from Mankato and arriving at Kansas City, MO via Albert Lea, MN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 25m.

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The distance between Mankato and Kansas City is 353 miles. The road distance is 415.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Mankato to Kansas City without a car is to bus which takes 9h 25m and costs $70 - $130.

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It takes approximately 9h 25m to get from Mankato to Kansas City, including transfers.

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Mankato to Kansas City bus services, operated by Land to Air Express, depart from Mankato station.

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

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Mankato to Kansas City bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Kansas City, MO station.

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What companies run services between Mankato, MN, USA and Kansas City, MO, USA?

You can take a bus from Mankato to Kansas City via Albert Lea. MN and Albert Lea, MN in around 9h 25m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Rochester to Kansas City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Rochester to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Minneapolis to Kansas City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Bus operators
Land to Air Express
Website
landtoairexpress.com
Bus from Mankato to Albert Lea. MN
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $40
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Bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
landtoairexpress.com
Shuttle from Mankato, MN to Rochester - Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $65
Schedules at
landtoairexpress.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Albert Lea, MN to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
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Yes, the driving distance between Mankato to Kansas City is 416 miles. It takes approximately 6h 48m to drive from Mankato to Kansas City.

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Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to Kansas City Airport.

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There are 344+ hotels available in Kansas City. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mankato to Rochester Airport is to shuttle which takes 2h 45m and costs $11 - $65.

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