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There are 4 ways to get from South Dakota to Kansas City by plane, bus, night bus or car

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Fly from Sioux Falls  •  7h 44m

  1. Fly from Sioux Falls (FSD) to Kansas City (MCI) FSD - MCI

$366 - $1,906

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  9h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Omaha, NE 501
  2. Take the night bus from Omaha, NE to Kansas City, MO 706

$78 - $118

2 alternative options

Fly from Pierre  •  5h 27m

  1. Fly from Pierre (PIR) to Kansas City (MCI) PIR - MCI

$145 - $567

Drive  •  5h 47m

  1. Drive from Sioux Falls to Kansas City 362.4 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from South Dakota to Kansas City is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 5h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from South Dakota to Kansas City is to fly which costs $140 - $600 and takes 5h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Dakota to Kansas City. However, there are services departing from 10th/Jessica NW corner and arriving at Kansas City, MO via The Bus Stop, Sioux Falls, SD and Omaha, NE. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 56m.

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The distance between South Dakota and Kansas City is 487 miles. The road distance is 362.4 miles.

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The best way to get from South Dakota to Kansas City without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 9h 56m and costs $75 - $120.

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It takes approximately 7h 44m to get from South Dakota to Kansas City, including transfers.

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South Dakota to Kansas City bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Sioux Falls, SD station.

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There is no direct flight from Sioux Falls Airport to Kansas City Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 46m and has one stopover.

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South Dakota to Kansas City bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Kansas City, MO station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Dakota to Kansas City is 362 miles. It takes approximately 5h 47m to drive from South Dakota to Kansas City.

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Map of how to get from South Dakota to Kansas City.
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  • Distance: 487.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 44m

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

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Sioux Falls to Kansas City hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sioux Falls to Kansas City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,900
Flights from Sioux Falls to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Pierre to Kansas City via Denver, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sioux Falls to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,200
Flights from Sioux Falls to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Sioux Falls to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,000
Flights from Sioux Falls to Kansas City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,100
Flights from Pierre to Kansas City via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Pierre to Kansas City via Denver, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pierre to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Pierre to Kansas City via Denver, Dallas
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Pierre to Kansas City via Denver, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Pierre to Kansas City via Denver, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Pierre to Kansas City via Denver, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Night bus from Omaha, NE to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Sioux Falls Airport to Kansas City Airport.

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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 South Dakota to Pierre Airport is to taxi which takes 5m and costs $13 - $16.

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