The distance between Carbondale to Kansas City is 305.49 miles or 491.51 km. A train trip from Carbondale to Kansas City typically takes 15 hours and 27 minutes. If you are looking to get to Kansas City faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 11 hours and 25 minutes to get from Carbondale to Kansas City.
Going from Carbondale to Kansas City by train takes over 15 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.
On Thursday trains from Carbondale to Kansas City are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there are 5 schedules to compare for your trip to Kansas City. One train carrier operates regular service on the Carbondale to Kansas City route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Carbondale to Kansas City, usually offering 5 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Carbondale to Kansas City, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Carbondale to Kansas City, which start at $98.28.
Amtrak train tickets from Carbondale to Kansas City start from $89.11, and on average cost $116.04. Daily there are 5 Amtrak schedules to Kansas City. Amtrak in Carbondale leaves from 401 S Illinois Ave, And in Kansas City trains arrive at Union Station - 30 W Pershing Rd,
From Carbondale to Kansas City train travel on Amtrak takes 15 hours and 28 minutes. If you are looking to get to Kansas City faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 11 hours and 25 minutes.