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There are 9 ways to get from Missouri to New York by bus, plane, train or car

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Line 34 bus to St. Louis, fly to New York La Guardia  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the line 34 bus from 4375 Rider Trail North Sb to North Hanley Transit Center
  2. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) STL - LGA

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Fly Kansas City to New York La Guardia  •  5h 39m

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to New York La Guardia (LGA) MCI - LGA

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Line 34 bus to St. Louis, fly to Newark, train  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the line 34 bus from 4375 Rider Trail North Sb to North Hanley Transit Center
  2. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Newark (EWR) STL - EWR
  3. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station

Fly Kansas City to Newark  •  5h 41m

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Newark (EWR) MCI - EWR

Fly Kansas City to New York JFK  •  5h 35m

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to New York JFK (JFK) MCI - JFK

Fly St. Louis to Philadelphia, train  •  6h 22m

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Philadelphia (PHL) STL - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station

Train  •  29h 21m

  1. Take the train from Kansas City to Chicago Union Station Southwest Chief
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station Lake Shore Limited / ...

Bus  •  31h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City to New York "Greyhound"

Drive  •  20h 10m

  1. Drive from Kansas City to New York 1198 miles

Missouri to New York by tram and train

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29h 21m Average Duration
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The cheapest way to get from Missouri to New York is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 20h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Missouri to New York is to line 34 bus and fly which costs $130 - $270 and takes 4h 53m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kansas City and arriving at New York. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Missouri to New York station. However, there are services departing from Metro Center On Main At 12Th St Sb and arriving at NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station via Kansas City and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 21m.

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The distance between Missouri and New York is 999 miles. The road distance is 1198 miles.

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The best way to get from Missouri to New York without a car is to train which takes 29h 21m and costs $150 - $220.

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It takes approximately 4h 53m to get from Missouri to New York, including transfers.

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Missouri to New York bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Kansas City station.

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Missouri to New York train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Kansas City station.

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The best way to get from Missouri to New York is to fly which takes 5h 39m and costs $100 - $500. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $150 - $220 and takes 29h 21m, you could also bus, which costs $120 - $180 and takes 31h 10m.

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  • Distance: 999.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 53m

What companies run services between Missouri, USA and New York, NY, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Kansas City to New York hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kansas City to New York via Union Station On Main At Pershing Sb, Kansas City, and Chicago Union Station in around 29h 21m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Flights from St. Louis to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Flights from St. Louis to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Flights from St. Louis to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from St. Louis to Newark via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Kansas City to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Kansas City to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Kansas City to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Kansas City to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Kansas City to Newark via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Kansas City to New York JFK via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Kansas City to New York JFK via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Kansas City to New York JFK via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from St. Louis to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from St. Louis to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from St. Louis to Philadelphia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from St. Louis to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $460
Flights from St. Louis to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $460
Flights from St. Louis to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Flights from St. Louis to Newark via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Flights from Kansas City to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $410
Flights from Kansas City to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Flights from Kansas City to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Flights from Kansas City to Newark via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $430
Flights from Kansas City to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Flights from Kansas City to New York JFK via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $430
Flights from Kansas City to New York JFK via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Flights from St. Louis to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $460
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Flights from St. Louis to New York La Guardia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Flights from Kansas City to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Kansas City to New York La Guardia via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Kansas City to New York La Guardia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from St. Louis to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $380
Flights from St. Louis to Philadelphia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $380
Flights from St. Louis to Philadelphia via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $380
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from St. Louis to Newark
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from St. Louis to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Kansas City to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Kansas City to Newark
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Kansas City to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Kansas City to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from St. Louis to Philadelphia via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from St. Louis to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Flights from Kansas City to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Kansas City to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Kansas City to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Train from Chicago Union Station to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $290
Business Seat
$210 - $300
Amtrak Acela

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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $140
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$22 - $70
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$35 - $120
Business Seat - Adult
$40 - $140
First Class - Child 2-12
$65 - $120
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$120 - $210
First Class - Adult
$140 - $230
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$28 - $90
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
Bus operators
Metro St. Louis
Phone
+1 314-982-1400
Website
metrostlouis.org
Bus from 4375 Rider Trail North Sb to North Hanley Transit Center
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
metrostlouis.org
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 Kansas City to New York
Ave. Duration
31h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $180
Flexible
$180 - $260

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The quickest flight from St. Louis Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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Missouri to New York bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New York station.

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New York is 1h ahead of Missouri. It is currently 6:15 AM in Missouri and 7:15 AM in New York.

Missouri to New York train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Missouri to New York is 1198 miles. It takes approximately 20h 10m to drive from Missouri to New York.

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Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from St. Louis Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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The best way to get from Missouri to Kansas City Airport is to line 229 bus which takes 50 min and costs .

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