There are 4 ways to get from Phoenix to Kansas City by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Kansas City (MCI) PHX - MCI

$264 - $654

Cheapest option

Bus  •  29 h

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Oklahoma City, Ok 1342 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Kansas City, Mo 7322 / ...

$136 - $338

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  28 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Flagstaff, Az 1364
  2. Take the train from Flagstaff Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak Southwest Chief

$180 - $516

Drive  •  20 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Phoenix to Kansas City 1365.2 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Phoenix to Kansas City is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 20 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Phoenix to Kansas City is to fly which takes 5 h 44 min and costs $260 - $700.

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The distance between Phoenix and Kansas City is 1686 km. The road distance is 2184 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to get from Phoenix to Kansas City, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Phoenix to Kansas City. However, there are services departing from Phoenix, Az and arriving at Kansas City, Mo via Oklahoma City, Ok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h.

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

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Phoenix to Kansas City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Phoenix to Kansas City via Oklahoma City, Ok in around 29 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Phoenix to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Phoenix to Kansas City via Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Phoenix to Kansas City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Phoenix to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Flagstaff Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
24 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$280 - $410
Business Coach Seat
$340 - $470
Room
$600 - $900
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Phoenix, Az to Flagstaff, Az
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Phoenix, Az to Oklahoma City, Ok
Ave. Duration
21 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
Bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Oklahoma City, OK to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com

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