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St Louis to Kansas City bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$38.25
Fastest time4h 25m
Trips per day4
bus carriers1
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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for St Louis to Kansas City
4.3
Based on 3 reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
3.0
Value
3.0
Condition
4.0
Keanna
3.0
August 4, 2019Solo travel
Pros
It was easy getting on the bus and finding the station
Cons
MY BUS WAS 2+ HOURS LATE AND All the passengers got to leave and all the ones that were going to the exact/major destination had to stay???? And wait longer
Tips
Bring snacks

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from St Louis to Kansas City cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from St Louis to Kansas City were $38.25.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from St Louis to Kansas City is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 19 days out, tickets are on average $25.69 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from St Louis to Kansas City?

The distance between St Louis and Kansas City is approximately 237.96 miles, or 382.86 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 5 hours and 12 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 25 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from St Louis to Kansas City?

The busiest time of the week for travel from St Louis to Kansas City by bus is on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Thursday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from St Louis to Kansas City?

On average there are 4 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from St Louis to Kansas City, with an average of 4.333 trips per day and 65 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from St Louis to Kansas City. Of the 4 trips there are 3 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from St Louis to Kansas City start at $51.00.

1 carriers offer St Louis to Kansas City bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from St Louis to Kansas City from $38.25. There are 4.333333 Greyhound schedules from St Louis to Kansas City and you can expect on average to pay $45.79 for a Greyhound ticket to Kansas City. In St Louis, Greyhound departs to Kansas City from Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St and 1 other station. In Kansas City, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 1101 Troost Ave and 1 other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from St Louis to Kansas City takes 5 hours and 12 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Kansas City in 4 hours and 25 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 4.444444 trips per day and you could expect to pay $47.26 for a weekend getaway trip to Kansas City.

Avg. Time
5h 12m
Avg. Price
$45.79

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Kansas City will depart from these stations in St Louis:
  • Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St
  • Lambert Intl Apt Busport
Buses arrive in Kansas City at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Kansas City for trips arriving from St Louis:
  • Bus Terminal - 1101 Troost Ave
  • 47th St Transit Cntr

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