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There are 5 ways to get from Peoria to Kansas City by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Peoria, IL to Galesburg 1401 / ...
  2. Take the train from Galesburg Amtrak Station to Kansas City Union Station Southwest Chief

$69 - $157

4 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Peoria, IL to Des Moines, IA 1401
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Kansas City, MO 803 / ...

$83 - $115

Drive  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Peoria to Kansas City 410 miles

$40 - $60

Fly from Peoria  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Peoria (PIA) to Kansas City (MCI) PIA - MCI

$245 - $1,130

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Peoria, Bradley University to Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Kansas City (MCI) ORD - MCI

$143 - $302

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Peoria to Kansas City is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 6 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Peoria to Kansas City is to fly which costs $240 - $1,200 and takes 5 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Peoria to Kansas City. However, there are services departing from Peoria, IL and arriving at Kansas City, MO via Des Moines, IA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 5 min.

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The distance between Peoria and Kansas City is 288 miles. The road distance is 410 miles.

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The best way to get from Peoria to Kansas City without a car is to bus and train which takes 6 h 29 min and costs $65 - $160.

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It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from Peoria to Kansas City, including transfers.

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Peoria to Kansas City bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, depart from Peoria, IL station.

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The best way to get from Peoria to Kansas City is to bus which takes 11 h 5 min and costs $80 - $120. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $240 - $1,200 and takes 5 h 16 min.

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There is no direct flight from Peoria Airport to Kansas City Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 34 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Peoria to Kansas City.
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  • Distance: 288.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 29 min

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

You can take a bus from Peoria to Kansas City via Des Moines, IA in around 11 h 5 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Peoria to Kansas City hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Peoria to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Peoria to Kansas City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Peoria to Kansas City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Peoria to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Peoria to Kansas City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Peoria to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
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 Galesburg Amtrak Station to Kansas City Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Once 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
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Peoria, IL to Galesburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
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burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Peoria, IL to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
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burlingtontrailways.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Peoria, Bradley University to Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Peoria to Kansas City is 410 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to drive from Peoria to Kansas City.

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

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There are 205+ hotels available in Kansas City. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Peoria to Peoria Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $23 - $28.

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