There are 7 ways to get from Purdue University to Kansas City Airport (MCI) 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Indianapolis  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Kansas City (MCI) IND - MCI

$187 - $327

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from West Lafayette, IN - Purdue Memorial Union to Champaign, IL -UIUC
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to St Louis, Mo
  3. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo

$87 - $176

5 alternative options

Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Kansas City (MCI) ORD - MCI

$170 - $320

Bus to Chicago Midway, fly  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Kansas City (MCI) MDW - MCI

$141 - $343

Bus, train  •  12 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette, IN - Purdue U. Tarkington Hall to Oakbrook. IL - Mall 530pu
  2. Take the train from Naperville Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak Southwest Chief

$90 - $211

Train  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Lafayette Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Cardinal / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Kansas City Amtrak Southwest Chief

$108 - $280

Drive  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Purdue University to Kansas City Airport (MCI) 544 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Purdue University to Kansas City Airport (MCI) is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 9 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purdue University to Kansas City Airport (MCI) is to fly which costs $180 - $330 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Purdue University to Kansas City Airport (MCI). However, there are services departing from West Lafayette, IN - Purdue Memorial Union and arriving at Kci Airport Terminal C via Fourth & Armory, Champaign, Il, St Louis, Mo, On Troost Between 11Th & 12Th Northbound Midblock and On 10Th At Walnut Eastbound Nearside. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 14 min.

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The distance between Purdue University and Kansas City Airport (MCI) is 423 miles. The road distance is 544 miles.

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The best way to get from Purdue University to Kansas City Airport (MCI) without a car is to bus and train which takes 12 h 43 min and costs $90 - $220.

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Purdue University to Kansas City Airport (MCI), including transfers.

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Purdue University to Kansas City Airport (MCI) bus services, operated by Express Air Coach, depart from West Lafayette, IN - Purdue Memorial Union station.

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The best way to get from Purdue University to Kansas City Airport (MCI) is to fly which takes 4 h 21 min and costs $180 - $330. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $280 and takes 13 h 12 min, you could also bus, which costs $85 - $180 and takes 13 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Indianapolis Airport to Kansas City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Purdue University to Kansas City Airport (MCI) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Kansas City, Mo station.

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Map of how to get from Purdue University to Kansas City Airport (MCI).
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  • Distance: 423 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

What companies run services between Purdue University, IN, USA and Kansas City Airport (MCI), USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Purdue University to Kansas City Airport (MCI) 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Purdue University to Kansas City Airport (MCI) via Lafayette Amtrak, Chicago Union Station, Kansas City Amtrak, On Grand Across From Crown Ctr Shops Nb Mb, On Grand At 11Th Northbound, and On 10Th At Walnut Eastbound Nearside in around 13 h 12 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Indianapolis to Kansas City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Kansas City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Naperville Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Train from Lafayette Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$160 - $240
Train from Chicago Union Station to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice 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

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 Lafayette to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Champaign, Il to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Suburban Express
Website
suburbanexpress.com
Bus from Lafayette, IN - Purdue U. Tarkington Hall to Oakbrook. IL - Mall
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
suburbanexpress.com
Express Air Coach
Website
expressaircoach.com
Bus from West Lafayette, IN - Purdue Memorial Union to Champaign, IL -UIUC
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
expressaircoach.com

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