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Recommended option

Fly Reagan Washington to St. Louis  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to St. Louis (STL) DCA - STL

$137 - $387

Cheapest option

Bus  •  26 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Pittsburgh
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Kansas City, Mo 1683 / ...

$101 - $248

7 alternative options

Train to Baltimore, fly to St. Louis  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to St. Louis (STL) BWI - STL

$200 - $524

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to St. Louis, line 34 bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to St. Louis (STL) IAD - STL
  3. Take the line 34 bus from North Hanley Transit Center to Earth City Expy @ Pattonville Fire Station Nb

$143 - $394

Fly Reagan Washington to Kansas City  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Kansas City (MCI) DCA - MCI

$135 - $655

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Kansas City  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Kansas City (MCI) IAD - MCI

$131 - $562

Train to Baltimore, fly to Kansas City  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Kansas City (MCI) BWI - MCI

$208 - $752

Train  •  25 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak Southwest Chief

$174 - $495

Drive  •  17 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Kansas City 1059 miles

$100 - $150

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Missouri, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Washington to St. Charles hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Washington to Kansas City via Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 25 h 51 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to St. Louis via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to St. Louis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to St. Louis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to St. Louis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to St. Louis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to St. Louis via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City via Covington
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to St. Louis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to St. Louis via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Metro Washington DC
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
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 Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice 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
Metro St. Louis
Website
metrostlouis.org
Bus from North Hanley Transit Center to Earth City Expy @ Pattonville Fire Station Nb
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metrostlouis.org
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$150 - $210

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Washington and Missouri is 1343 km. The road distance is 1694 km.

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Missouri is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 17 h 56 min.

The quickest way to get from Washington to Missouri is to fly which takes 4 h 25 min and costs $130 - $390.

No, there is no direct train from Washington to Missouri. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Kansas City Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 51 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Missouri. However, there are services departing from Washington DC and arriving at Kansas City, Mo via Pittsburgh, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 53 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Washington to Missouri, including transfers.