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Best price 48.44 $
Journey duration 10 h 22 min
Connections per day 2
First departure 02:25
Last departure 14:50
Distance 661 km

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

On average, a train ticket from Chicago, IL to Kansas City, MO will cost you 74.21 $. 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 48.44 $. 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 train 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.

Trains from Chicago, IL to Kansas City, MO

How long does it take to get from Chicago, IL to Kansas City, MO by train?

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 7 h 10 min. On average, it will take you about 10 h 22 min to travel the 661 between Chicago, IL and Kansas City, MO.

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

In general, the first departure of the night will leave Chicago, IL at 02:25, and the last departure will leave at 14:50. 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 Chicago, IL to Kansas City, MO 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.

When traveling from Chicago, IL to Kansas City, MO by train, which stations can I use?

In Chicago, IL, departure stations include Chicago, IL. When you arrive in Kansas City, MO, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Kansas City, MO. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many times a day do journeys run from Chicago, IL to Kansas City, MO?

You will be able to travel from Chicago, IL to Kansas City, MO using companies such as Amtrak. Combined, these providers offer an average of 2 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 2 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Chicago, IL to Kansas City, MO using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 1 direct connections from Chicago, IL to Kansas City, MO each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 1 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.