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Kansas City-Hermann Train Schedule

Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Kansas City to Hermann. Traveling by train from Kansas City to Hermann usually takes around 3 hours and 54 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Missouri River Runner train can make the trip in 3 hours and 52 minutes.

Distance171 mi (275 km)
Fastest train3h 52m
Lowest price$42.80
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Missouri River Runner
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Kansas City, MO to Hermann, MO

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Jennifer

November 9, 2019 - Vacation

Amtrak Missouri River Runner

Pros: Easy relaxing travel, no stress. Cons: Confusion on boarding in Kansas City.

Pros: Easy relaxing travel, no stress. Cons: Confusion on boarding in Kansas City.

What is the price of a train ticket from Kansas City to Hermann?

In the last month, C$42.80 was the average price of a train ticket from Kansas City, MO to Hermann, MO. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 19 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around C$2.24 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

$57$38$19JulAug

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Kansas City to Hermann will vary between C$43 and C$55. Planning a train trip to Hermann within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Kansas City over the next 7 days is C$43. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Kansas City to Hermann by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around C$43 whenever you decide to board the train to Hermann.

Prices as travel date approaches

$63$50$38$25$133020100

Since the average price of train trips from Kansas City to Hermann remains pretty consistent throughout the year, there’s no need to book your tickets too far in advance. However, we still recommend you purchase your train tickets at least 48 hours ahead of departure time to avoid surprise last-minute surges and the risk of the train selling out.

Which train should you take from Kansas City to Hermann?

Amtrak Missouri River Runner is the one and only train line which connects Kansas City, Missouri to Hermann, Missouri. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Missouri River Runner23h 55m$43.43

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Kansas City to Hermann during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Kansas City to Hermann?

The distance between Kansas City and Hermann is approximately 171 miles, or 275 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 54 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 52 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains 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 train 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Kansas City to Hermann are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Kansas City at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 4:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Kansas City to Hermann?

Trains leave the station in Kansas City twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Hermann with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Hermann to Kansas City.

City Information

Kansas City

Straddling two states, Kansas City is a vibrant modern city with plenty of activities for visitors. Those wishing to learn more about the city’s culture and history should not miss out on the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Arts, which offers artworks for both children and adults alike. If you seek something a bit quirkier and more interesting, the Arabia Steamboat Museum will certainly satisfy your curiosity. While you are in town, don’t forget to pay the Boulevard Brewing Company a visit. It is the largest specialty brewer in the Midwest and the source of pride from many local residents.

Kansas City’s signature barbecue is another source of pride, and you should take every occasion to try it out. Some noticeable venues with well-received barbecue dishes include Danny Edwards Boulevard BBQ and Arthur Bryant's Barbeque. If that’s not really your thing, The Farmhouse and Providence New American Kitchen are also worth checking out.

Kansas City’s principal bus station is located on Troost Ave, and it offers bus trips to Chicago, Wichita and Denver, among many other places. Kansas City Union Station provides Amtrak intercity train services, and the trains Missouri River Runner and Southwest Chief pass through the station on their way. Kansas City International Airport is located 15 miles northwest of Downtown.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Kansas City?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Kansas City.

Where is the train station in Hermann?

Arrival stations

Hermann has one train station.

Need a return trip from Hermann to Kansas City?

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