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Best price $ 56.22
Journey duration 15 h 42 min
Connections per day 5
First departure 09:35
Last departure 22:40
Distance 410.7 mi

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How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Chicago, IL to Kansas City, MO?

On average, a bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Kansas City, MO will cost you $ 70.25. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $ 55.96. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

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Buses from Chicago, IL to Kansas City, MO

How long does the journey from Chicago, IL to Kansas City, MO take by bus?

In order to get from Chicago, IL to Kansas City, MO faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Chicago, IL and Kansas City, MO will complete the journey in 10 h 15 min.On average, it will take you about 15 h 32 min to travel the 410.7 mi between Chicago, IL and Kansas City, MO.

What time are the departures from Chicago, IL to Kansas City, MO?

If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Chicago, IL to Kansas City, MO leaving at 02:45. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 22:40.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

How many times a day do departures from Chicago, IL leave for Kansas City, MO?

The route from Chicago, IL to Kansas City, MO is served by providers including Greyhound. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 11 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Chicago, IL 6 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Chicago, IL to Kansas City, MO, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 6 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.