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There are 8 ways to get from Miami 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.

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Fly from Miami  •  6h 7m

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Kansas City (MCI) MIA - MCI

$164 - $854

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Fly from Fort Lauderdale  •  7h 21m

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Kansas City (MCI) FLL - MCI

$114 - $919

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Bus via Atlanta, GA  •  32h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Miami, FL to Atlanta, GA
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to St Louis, Mo
  3. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo

$246 - $372

Bus, Megabus  •  33h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Miami to Orlando
  2. Take the Megabus from Orlando to Midtown Atlanta
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to St Louis, Mo
  4. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo

$148 - $305

Bus  •  34h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to St Louis, Mo
  3. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo

$151 - $382

Bus, train  •  43h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Tallahassee, Fl to St Louis, Mo
  3. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Kansas City Union Station

$194 - $494

Train  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the train from Miami Amtrak 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 Union Station

$317 - $942

Drive  •  24h 4m

  1. Drive from Miami to Kansas City 1471.2 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Miami to Kansas City is to drive which costs $140 - $210 and takes 24h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Miami to Kansas City is to fly which costs $160 - $900 and takes 6h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Miami to Kansas City. However, there are services departing from Nw 6 St & 1 Av and arriving at Kansas City, Mo via Miami, Fl, Atlanta, Ga and St Louis, Mo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Miami to Kansas City station. However, there are services departing from Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Northbound and arriving at Kansas City Union Station via Miami Amtrak Station, Washington Union Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3h.

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The distance between Miami and Kansas City is 1250 miles. The road distance is 1471.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Miami to Kansas City without a car is to bus which takes 32h 50m and costs $240 - $380.

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It takes approximately 6h 7m to get from Miami to Kansas City, including transfers.

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Miami to Kansas City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Miami, Fl station.

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Miami to Kansas City train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Miami Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Miami to Kansas City is to fly which takes 6h 7m and costs $160 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $240 - $380 and takes 32h 50m, you could also train, which costs $310 - $950 and takes 2 days 3h.

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Map of how to get from Miami to Kansas City.
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  • Distance: 1249.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 7m

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

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Miami to Kansas City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Miami to Kansas City via Atlanta, GA, Doraville Station, Five Points Station, Atlanta, Ga, and St Louis, Mo in around 32h 50m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Miami to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Kansas City via Covington
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Kansas City via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Kansas City via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Miami to Kansas City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Miami to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Miami to Kansas City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Kansas City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Miami to Kansas City via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Miami to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Kansas City via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Kansas City Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
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 Miami Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
22h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $390
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $440
Room
$600 - $850
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
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 Union Station
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
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
Bus operators
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Miami, FL to Atlanta, GA
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
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 Atlanta, Ga to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Miami, Fl to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
Bus from Miami, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Tallahassee, Fl to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $220
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Miami to Orlando
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Orlando to Midtown Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
megabus.com

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The quickest flight from Miami Airport to Kansas City Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 16m.

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

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Kansas City is 1h behind Miami. It is currently 12:20 PM in Miami and 11:20 AM in Kansas City.

Miami to Kansas City train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Kansas City Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Miami to Kansas City is 1471 miles. It takes approximately 24h 4m to drive from Miami to Kansas City.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Miami Airport to Kansas City Airport.

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There are 206+ hotels available in Kansas City. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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