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There are 9 ways to get from Richmond to Kansas City 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.

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Fly from Richmond  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Kansas City (MCI) RIC - MCI

$224 - $1,104

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Bus  •  31 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Pittsburgh, Pa 4407 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Kansas City, Mo 1683 / ...

$125 - $320

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Bus to Reagan Washington, fly  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, VA - 910 N Blvd to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Kansas City (MCI) DCA - MCI

$149 - $671

Bus to Washington Dulles, fly  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, VA - 910 N Blvd to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Kansas City (MCI) IAD - MCI

$145 - $578

Bus, train to Baltimore, fly  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  3. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Kansas City (MCI) BWI - MCI

$224 - $794

Bus to Raleigh/Durham, fly  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
  2. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Kansas City (MCI) RDU - MCI

$187 - $445

Bus, train via Washington, Dc  •  29 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Kansas City Amtrak

$182 - $537

Bus, train  •  31 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
  2. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Kansas City Amtrak

$189 - $540

Drive  •  17 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Richmond to Kansas City 1073.2 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Kansas City is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 17 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Richmond to Kansas City is to fly which costs $220 - $1,100 and takes 7 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Richmond to Kansas City. However, there are services departing from Richmond, Va and arriving at Kansas City, Mo via Pittsburgh, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 20 min.

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The distance between Richmond and Kansas City is 938 miles. The road distance is 1073.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Kansas City without a car is to bus and train which takes 29 h 10 min and costs $180 - $550.

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It takes approximately 7 h 36 min to get from Richmond to Kansas City, including transfers.

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Richmond to Kansas City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Richmond, Va station.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Kansas City is to fly which takes 7 h 36 min and costs $220 - $1,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $320 and takes 31 h 20 min.

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There is no direct flight from Richmond Airport to Kansas City Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 32 min and has one stopover.

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

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  • Distance: 938 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 36 min

What companies run services between Richmond, VA, USA and Kansas City, MO, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Richmond to Kansas City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Richmond to Kansas City via Pittsburgh, Pa in around 31 h 20 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Richmond to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City via Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City via Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Kansas City via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Kansas City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Kansas City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Kansas City via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Richmond to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Richmond to Kansas City via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Richmond to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Richmond to Kansas City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Richmond to Kansas City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City via Covington
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Richmond to Kansas City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Richmond to Kansas City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Richmond to Kansas City via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Kansas City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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 Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 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
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$450 - $650
Bus operators
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Richmond, VA - 910 N Blvd to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Book at
easternbus.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 Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Richmond, Va to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$150 - $210
Bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29

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Kansas City is 1 h behind Richmond. It is currently 2:30 PM in Richmond and 1:30 PM in Kansas City.

Yes, the driving distance between Richmond to Kansas City is 1073 miles. It takes approximately 17 h 36 min to drive from Richmond to Kansas City.

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

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Book your Richmond to Kansas City bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 206+ hotels available in Kansas City. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Richmond Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs $1 - $3.

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