The cheapest trainsfrom Kansas City to Chicago

Showing times and prices for Thu, Jun 24





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 Kansas City to Chicago 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

Kansas City to Chicago train information

timelapseAvg. Train duration9h 53m
attach_moneyTrain ticket price$60
place Train depart fromKansas City
pin_drop Train arrive inChicago
directions_transit Train companiesAmtrak

The fastest trainsfrom Kansas City to Chicago

Showing times and prices for Thu, Jun 24


7h 22m


9h 53m

Trips per day




These direct trains cover the 664km distance in an average of 9h 53m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 7h 22m

Travel tips

Train from Kansas City to Chicago

Travel by train to Chicago 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 Kansas City to Chicago.
  • how to get cheap amtrak train tickets from kansas city to chicago?

  • Amtrak offer a total of 2 train schedules to Chicago. 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 Kansas City 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 Thu, Jun 24. Book your train tickets 14 days in advance with Saver Fares for 20% discount. On searching for Chicago 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 chicago?

  • Amtrak tickets to Chicago costs between $60 and USD 87.00 each seat. This $60 train leaves at 08:15 from Kansas City train station at Kansas City, MO - Union Station (KCY). On the contrary, the train leaving at 07:28 have the most expensive ticket to Chicago for about USD 87.00. During holidays and peak seasons fares are generally higher.
  • how easy is to get by train to chicago from kansas city?

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

  • For this trip to Chicago, you can get on board at Kansas City, MO - Union Station (KCY). Moreover, get off the train at Chicago, IL - Union Station (CHI). 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 kansas city on thu, jun 24?

  • The first train time to Chicago is at 07:28. The last departure time from Kansas City is at 08:15.
  • how far apart is chicago from kansas city?

  • The train traveling average length from Kansas City to Chicago is around 9h 53m. Getting Amtrak fastest train from Kansas City, you probably arrive in about 7h 22m in Chicago. 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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Kansas City, MO

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