There are 8 ways to get from Sacramento to Kansas City by bus, plane, train, shuttle or car

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Recommended option

Bus to Sacramento, fly  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Kansas City (MCI) SMF - MCI

$204 - $904

Cheapest option

Bus to San Francisco, fly  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Kansas City (MCI) SFO - MCI

$184 - $794

6 alternative options

Train to Oakland, fly  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Kansas City (MCI) OAK - MCI

$198 - $541

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  42 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Bakersfield, CA to Victorville. CA
  3. Take the train from Victorville Victor Valley Transit Center Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak

Bus  •  44 h

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
  3. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Kansas City, Mo

$200 - $512

Train, shuttle, bus  •  45 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Lincoln Amtrak
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Lincoln, NE to Omaha
  3. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Kansas City, MO 501

$298 - $761

Train  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak Southwest Chief

$302 - $924

Drive  •  26 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Kansas City 1729.9 miles

$160 - $250

What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and Kansas City, MO, USA?

You can take a bus from Sacramento to Kansas City via Oakland, Ca and Las Vegas, Nv in around 44 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sacramento to Kansas City via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak in around 2 days 2 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Sacramento to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Sacramento to Kansas City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Sacramento to Kansas City via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Sacramento to Kansas City via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Sacramento to Kansas City via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Kansas City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Kansas City via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Oakland to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Oakland to Kansas City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Oakland to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Oakland to Kansas City via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Oakland to Kansas City via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sacramento to Kansas City via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Sacramento to Kansas City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Sacramento to Kansas City via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Kansas City via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Sacramento to Kansas City via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Sacramento to Kansas City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,100
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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 Sacramento Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $330
Train from Victorville Victor Valley Transit Center Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
32 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$450 - $650
Room
$800 - $1,100
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Lincoln Amtrak
Ave. Duration
38 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$390 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,200
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $480
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$400 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,200
Bus operators
Yolobus
Phone
+1 530-666-2877
Website
yolobus.com
Bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
yolobus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
27 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Navigator Airport Express
Website
navigatorairportexpress.com
Shuttle from Lincoln, NE to Omaha
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
navigatorairportexpress.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sacramento and Kansas City is 2323 km. The road distance is 2768 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Kansas City is to drive which costs $160 - $250 and takes 26 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Kansas City is to train and fly which takes 8 h 5 min and costs $190 - $550.

No, there is no direct train from Sacramento to Kansas City. However, there are services departing from Sacramento Amtrak and arriving at Kansas City Amtrak via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2 h.

No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento to Kansas City. However, there are services departing from Sacramento, Ca and arriving at Kansas City, Mo via Oakland, Ca and Las Vegas, Nv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 h.

It takes approximately 9 h 16 min to get from Sacramento to Kansas City, including transfers.