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There are 7 ways to get from Quincy to Kansas City by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Quincy Amtrak Station to Galesburg Amtrak Station Carl Sandburg / ...
  2. Take the train from Galesburg Amtrak Station to Kansas City Union Station Southwest Chief

$94 - $212

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Quincy, IL to St Louis, MO 1490
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo 1683 / ...

$62 - $115

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Bus, train  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Quincy, IL to St Louis, MO 1490
  2. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Kansas City Union Station Missouri River Runner

$81 - $173

Bus via Columbia, MO  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Quincy, IL to Lambert-St. Louis International Airport
  2. Take the bus from St. Louis Airport to Columbia, MO
  3. Take the bus from Columbia, MO to Kansas City Airport

$221 - $233

Drive  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Quincy to Kansas City 245.7 miles

$24 - $35

Fly from Quincy  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Quincy (UIN) to Kansas City (MCI) UIN - MCI

$151 - $599

Bus to St. Louis, fly  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Quincy, IL to Lambert-St. Louis International Airport
  2. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Kansas City (MCI) STL - MCI

$161 - $353

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The cheapest way to get from Quincy to Kansas City is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quincy to Kansas City is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Quincy to Kansas City. However, there are services departing from Quincy, IL and arriving at Kansas City, Mo via Civic Center Transit Center and St Louis, Mo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 43 min.

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The distance between Quincy and Kansas City is 180 miles. The road distance is 245.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Quincy to Kansas City without a car is to train which takes 7 h 3 min and costs $90 - $220.

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It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to get from Quincy to Kansas City, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Quincy to Kansas City is to train which takes 7 h 3 min and costs $90 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $120 and takes 8 h 43 min, you could also fly, which costs $150 - $600 and takes 6 h 38 min.

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There is no direct flight from Quincy Airport to Kansas City Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 46 min and has one stopover.

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Quincy to Kansas City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Kansas City, Mo station.

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Map of how to get from Quincy to Kansas City.
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  • Distance: 179.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 3 min

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

You can take a train from Quincy to Kansas City via Quincy Amtrak Station and Galesburg Amtrak Station in around 7 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Quincy to Kansas City via St Louis, MO, Civic Center Transit Center, Cass @ 20Th Street Wb, and St Louis, Mo in around 8 h 43 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Quincy to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Quincy to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare, Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Quincy to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 4 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
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 Quincy Amtrak Station to Galesburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
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
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Kansas City Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice 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 Quincy, IL to St Louis, MO
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
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burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Quincy, IL to Lambert-St. Louis International Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
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 St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Mo-X
Website
moexpress.com
Bus from St. Louis Airport to Columbia, MO
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$94
Schedules at
moexpress.com
Bus from Columbia, MO to Kansas City Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$94
Schedules at
moexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Quincy to Kansas City is 246 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to drive from Quincy to Kansas City.

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United Airlines offers flights from Quincy Airport to Kansas City Airport.

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There are 204+ hotels available in Kansas City. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Quincy to Quincy Airport is to taxi which takes 20 min and costs $35 - $50.

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