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There are 6 ways to get from South Carolina to Kansas City by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Greenville/Spartanburg  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) to Kansas City (MCI) GSP - MCI

$218 - $944

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Bus  •  25 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, SC to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to St Louis, Mo
  3. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo

$122 - $265

4 alternative options

Bus to Charlotte, fly  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from White Street Park and Ride to 3rd St & Brevard St
  2. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Kansas City (MCI) CLT - MCI

$199 - $960

Bus via Savannah, Ga  •  27 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Sc to Savannah, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Savannah, Ga to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to St Louis, Mo
  4. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo

$136 - $333

Train  •  34 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Florence Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Kansas City Union Station

$231 - $673

Drive  •  17 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Kansas City 1078.3 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from South Carolina to Kansas City is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 17 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Carolina to Kansas City is to fly which costs $210 - $950 and takes 6 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Carolina to Kansas City. However, there are services departing from Florence, SC and arriving at Kansas City, Mo via Atlanta, Ga and St Louis, Mo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from South Carolina station to Kansas City station. However, there are services departing from Florence Amtrak Station and arriving at Kansas City Union Station via Washington Union Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 53 min.

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The distance between South Carolina and Kansas City is 875 miles. The road distance is 1078.3 miles.

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The best way to get from South Carolina to Kansas City without a car is to bus which takes 25 h 5 min and costs $120 - $270.

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It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from South Carolina to Kansas City, including transfers.

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South Carolina to Kansas City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Florence, Sc station.

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South Carolina to Kansas City train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Florence Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from South Carolina to Kansas City is to fly which takes 6 h 9 min and costs $210 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $270 and takes 25 h 5 min, you could also train, which costs $230 - $700 and takes 34 h 53 min.

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Map of how to get from South Carolina to Kansas City.
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  • Distance: 874.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 9 min

What companies run services between South Carolina, USA and Kansas City, MO, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Greenville to Kansas City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Florence to Kansas City via Atlanta, Ga and St Louis, Mo in around 25 h 5 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Kansas City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Kansas City via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Kansas City via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Charlotte to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Charlotte to Kansas City via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Charlotte to Kansas City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Kansas City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Charlotte to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Kansas City via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
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 Florence Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
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 Union Station
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
Bus operators
Charlotte Area Transit System
Phone
+1 704-336-7433
Email
telltransit@charlottenc.gov
Website
charlottenc.gov
Bus from White Street Park and Ride to 3rd St & Brevard St
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
charlottenc.gov
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
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
Bus from Florence, Sc to Savannah, Ga
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Savannah, Ga to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $70

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There is no direct flight from Greenville/Spartanburg Airport to Kansas City Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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

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Kansas City is 1 h behind South Carolina. It is currently 8:07 AM in South Carolina and 7:07 AM in Kansas City.

South Carolina to Kansas City train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Kansas City Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Carolina to Kansas City is 1078 miles. It takes approximately 17 h 58 min to drive from South Carolina to Kansas City.

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Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Greenville/Spartanburg Airport to Kansas City Airport.

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Book your South Carolina to Kansas City train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your South Carolina to Kansas City bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and two other operators.

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There are 205+ hotels available in Kansas City. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from South Carolina to Greenville/Spartanburg Airport is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs $35 - $45.

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