There are 4 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Kansas City by plane, train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Kansas City (MCI) PIT - MCI

$184 - $904

Cheapest option

Bus  •  20 h

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Kansas City, Mo 1683 / ...

$80 - $210

2 alternative options

Train  •  18 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak Southwest Chief

$140 - $391

Drive  •  14 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Kansas City 844.7 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Kansas City is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 14 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Kansas City is to fly which costs $180 - $950 and takes 6 h 56 min.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Kansas City is 784 miles. The road distance is 844.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to get from Pittsburgh to Kansas City, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pittsburgh, Pa and arriving at Kansas City, Mo. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Pittsburgh to Kansas City. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak and arriving at Kansas City Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 9 min.

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

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Kansas City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pittsburgh to Kansas City via Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 18 h 9 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Kansas City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Kansas City via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Pittsburgh to Kansas City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Kansas City via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Pittsburgh to Kansas City via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Kansas City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Pittsburgh to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$150 - $210

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