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Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY by bus

The journey from Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY by bus is 479.62 mi and takes 15 hr 46 min. There are 3 connections per day, with the first departure at 8:20 AM and the last at 7:10 PM. It is possible to travel from Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY by bus for as little as $78.84 or as much as $240.84. The best price for this journey is $78.84.

Lowest Price$78.84
Journey Duration15 hr 46 min
Connection per Day3
Lowest Price$78.84
Highest Price$240.84
First Departure8:20 AM
Last Departure7:10 PM
Distance479.62 mi
DepartureKansas City, MO
ArrivalLouisville, KY
CarriersGreyhound

Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Apr 24, 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY by bus?

Prices will vary when you travel from Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY. On average, though, you'll pay about $137.52 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $78.84, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $137.52 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY.

How long does the journey from Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY take by bus?

Traveling from Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY by bus will usually take 15 hr 46 min. This journey covers a distance of 479.62 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 15 hr 46 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The distance between Kansas City, MO and Louisville, KY is around 479.62 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 15 hr 46 min. However, the fastest routes between Kansas City, MO and Louisville, KY take 13 hr 15 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What time are the first and last departures from Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Kansas City, MO at 8:20 AM, and the last departure will leave at 7:10 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY leaving at 8:20 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 7:10 PM.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 journeys from Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY are there every day?

The route from Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Kansas City, MO 3 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 3 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. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

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Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY.

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The cheapest Kansas City, MO - Louisville, KY bus tickets can be found for as low as $81.20 if you’re lucky, or $93.68 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $119.61.

Find the best day to travel to Louisville, KY by bus

When travelling to Louisville, KY by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY CO2 Emissions by Bus

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54.03kg
Bus
57.89kg
Flight
154.37kg
Car
123.5kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY?
A bus ticket from Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY is $137.52. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $78.84.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY is $78.84. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Kansas City, MO and Louisville, KY by bus?
Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY is 479.62 mi.
How long does the bus between Kansas City, MO and Louisville, KY take?
Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY is on average 15 hr 46 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 13 hr 15 min.
How many bus connections per day go from Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY?
Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY has 3 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY leave?
The earliest bus from Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY departs at 8:20 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY depart?
The latest bus from Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY departs at 7:10 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $78.84 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Kansas City, MO and Louisville, KY is 13 hr 15 min.
Is there a direct bus from Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Kansas City, MO and Louisville, KY.
What are the CO2 emissions for Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY by bus?
The bus journey from Kansas City, MO to Louisville, KY creates 57.89kg of CO2 emissions.

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