There are 4 ways to get from Seattle 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Kansas City (MCI) SEA - MCI

$155 - $426

3 alternative options

Bus  •  41 h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Missoula, Mt
  2. Take the bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT 948
  3. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Sioux Falls, SD 702
  4. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Kansas City, MO 501

$301 - $493

Train, bus  •  47 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Kansas City, MO 801 / ...

$316 - $798

Drive  •  28 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Kansas City 1901.9 miles

$180 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Kansas City is to fly which costs $150 - $430 and takes 6 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Kansas City is to fly which costs $150 - $430 and takes 6 h 31 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Kansas City is 1512 miles. The road distance is 1901.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Seattle to Kansas City, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Kansas City. However, there are services departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Kansas City, MO via Missoula, MT, Billings, MT and Sioux Falls, SD. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Kansas City is 1902 miles. It takes approximately 28 h 59 min to drive from Seattle to Kansas City.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Kansas City.
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  • Distance: 1511.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 31 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Kansas City, MO, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Southwest Airlines and four other airlines fly from Seattle to Kansas City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seattle to Kansas City via Missoula, Mt, Missoula, MT, Billings, MT, and Sioux Falls, SD in around 41 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
37 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice 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
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 Seattle, Wa to Missoula, Mt
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Billings, MT to Sioux Falls, SD
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com

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