The cheapest trainsfrom Chicago to Kansas City

Showing times and prices for Fri, Jul 30





The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Chicago to Kansas City will cost around $73 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $60.

Journey Summary

Journey Summary

Chicago to Kansas City train information

timelapseAvg. Train duration9h 42m
attach_moneyTrain ticket price$60
place Train depart fromChicago
pin_drop Train arrive inKansas City
directions_transit Train companiesAmtrak

The fastest trainsfrom Chicago to Kansas City

Showing times and prices for Fri, Jul 30


7h 10m


9h 42m

Trips per day




These direct trains cover the 664km distance in an average of 9h 42m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 7h 10m

Travel tips

Train from Chicago to Kansas City

Travel by train to Kansas City easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Chicago to Kansas City.
  • how to get cheap amtrak train tickets from chicago to kansas city?

  • Amtrak offer a total of 2 train schedules to Kansas City. Compare all available fares that vary according to comfort, ticket promotions, and availability. Take time and check customers 1643 Amtrak reviews for train services. Users reviews always best describe the real train trip experience. The company score relates to quality, punctuality, cleanliness, and staff behavior. Ratings and reviews are relevant information when searching and comparing ticket prices for this destination. Keep in mind that in all train departure times from Chicago have different ticket prices based on fare options. What is shown on the list is the cheapest fare type still available if Saver, Value, Flexible or Premium. On this trip, tickets are available starting on $60 and this is the lower trip price you can get on Fri, Jul 30. Book your train tickets 14 days in advance with Saver Fares for 20% discount. On searching for Kansas City cheap tickets it may apply. In many routes across the country this is the best method to get trip discounts.
  • how much cost tickets to kansas city?

  • Amtrak tickets to Kansas City costs between $60 and USD 87.00 each seat. This $60 train leaves at 09:25 from Chicago train station at Chicago, IL - Union Station (CHI). On the contrary, the train leaving at 14:50 have the most expensive ticket to Kansas City for about USD 87.00. During holidays and peak seasons fares are generally higher.
  • how easy is to get by train to kansas city from chicago?

  • On average you find 2 daily Amtrak Chicago to Kansas City schedules. Usually, there are 14 train departures every week on this route. Amtrak operates a large fleet to Kansas City. It is an average of 2 departures per day and 60 trips every month.
  • where are located chicago and kansas city train stations?

  • For this trip to Kansas City, you can get on board at Chicago, IL - Union Station (CHI). Moreover, get off the train at Kansas City, MO - Union Station (KCY). Most Amtrak stations in major cities, and many other stations across the country, are accessible to passengers with a disability. Call 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245) to ensure that you have the most up-to-date information regarding the accessibility of the stations on your itinerary.
  • when is the first and last train departing from chicago on fri, jul 30?

  • The first train time to Kansas City is at 09:25. The last departure time from Chicago is at 14:50.
  • how far apart is kansas city from chicago?

  • The train traveling average length from Chicago to Kansas City is around 9h 42m. Getting Amtrak fastest train from Chicago, you probably arrive in about 7h 10m in Kansas City. Amtrak does not normally guarantee connections of less than 60 minutes. Usually 90 minutes between arriving long-distance trains and local trains in the Northeast Corridor.
  • which is the best way for train booking?

  • There are many different secure forms of acquiring a ticket. The more comfortable, secure and faster way is to get your eTicket online at Amtrak website. Alternatively, you can book at a Quik-Trak Kiosk or directly at the counter.
    • Amtrak phone number: +1 215-856-7924
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  • how to get ticket refund on amtrak?

  • Note that Amtrak have different policies regarding fare types and changes. Find more information on Amtrak page.
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  • TrainBuster has all information for you discover the best and cheapest train ticket. Explore all available tools and 1643 user reviews to best choose your transportation. TrainBuster does not sell tickets. If you want to purchase train tickets online, this site will redirect you to the official Amtrak website. Reserve your train seat to Kansas City in advance and have a nice trip.

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