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There are 8 ways to get from Maryland to Kansas City by plane, bus, subway, 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.

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Fly from Reagan Washington  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Kansas City (MCI) DCA - MCI

$137 - $659

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Bus  •  29 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Harrisburg, Pa 4696 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Kansas City, Mo 1683 / ...

$116 - $300

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Fly from Baltimore  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Kansas City (MCI) BWI - MCI

$155 - $608

Line 74 bus, subway, subway to Washington Dulles, fly  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 74 bus from Great Seneca Hwy & Dawson Farm Rd to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
  2. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  3. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  4. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Kansas City (MCI) IAD - MCI

$135 - $572

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Kansas City (MCI) PHL - MCI

$226 - $774

Train via Washington Union Station  •  27 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Kansas City Amtrak

$225 - $655

Train  •  34 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Cardinal
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Kansas City Amtrak Southwest Chief

$187 - $565

Drive  •  17 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Baltimore to Kansas City 1061.5 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Maryland to Kansas City is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 17 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maryland to Kansas City is to fly which costs $150 - $650 and takes 5 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Maryland to Kansas City. However, there are services departing from GREENE ST & LOMBARD ST ns sb and arriving at Kansas City, Mo via Baltimore Downtown, Md and Harrisburg, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Maryland station to Kansas City. However, there are services departing from Baltimore Penn Station and arriving at Kansas City Amtrak via Washington Union Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 30 min.

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The distance between Maryland and Kansas City is 948 miles. The road distance is 1061.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Maryland to Kansas City without a car is to train which takes 27 h 30 min and costs $220 - $700.

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Maryland to Kansas City, including transfers.

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Maryland to Kansas City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Baltimore Downtown, Md station.

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Maryland to Kansas City train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Baltimore Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Maryland to Kansas City is to fly which takes 5 h 51 min and costs $130 - $700. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $220 - $700 and takes 27 h 30 min, you could also bus, which costs $110 - $300 and takes 29 h 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Maryland to Kansas City.
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  • Distance: 947.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 51 min

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

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Silver Spring to Kansas City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Baltimore to Kansas City via Washington Union Station and Chicago Union Station in around 27 h 30 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Kansas City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Kansas City via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Kansas City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City via Covington
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Kansas City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Baltimore Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 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
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Bus operators
Montgomery County MD Ride On
Website
montgomerycountymd.gov
Bus from Great Seneca Hwy & Dawson Farm Rd to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
montgomerycountymd.gov
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$190 - $260

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Kansas City Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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Maryland to Kansas City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Kansas City, Mo station.

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Kansas City is 1 h behind Maryland. It is currently 6:16 PM in Maryland and 5:16 PM in Kansas City.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Maryland to Kansas City is 1061 miles. It takes approximately 17 h 54 min to drive from Maryland to Kansas City.

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American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Kansas City Airport.

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There are 207+ hotels available in Kansas City. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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