Trains from Kansas City to Hermann

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Kansas City - Hermann Train Schedule

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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$43.47
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Kansas City to Hermann

(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, $43.66 was the average price of a train ticket from Kansas City to Hermann. 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 24 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $9.84 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

$58$38$19AugAug

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$50. 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

$64$51$38$26$13SONDJFMAMJJA

If you are trying to decide when to travel from Kansas City to Hermann by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for September. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just C$43 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Kansas City to Hermann in April, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to C$51 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

$64$51$38$26$133020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 24 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Hermann from Kansas City will be about C$9.84 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Kansas City to Hermann?

2 train services operate from Kansas City to Hermann. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak13h 57m$46.69
Amtrak Missouri River Runner13h 53m$43.75
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from Kansas City to Hermann every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $43.

  • Amtrak Missouri River Runner

    Amtrak Missouri River Runner

    The Missouri River Runner is an Amtrak regional passenger train whose full route runs across Missouri, from Kansas City to St. Louis. Both Coach Class and Business Class passengers will enjoy the free WiFi on board, power outlets at each seat, and the option to purchase snacks in the cafe car. The train departs from Union Station - 30 W Pershing Rd in Kansas City and arrives at 301 Wharf St in Hermann, and tickets on this route start at $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 departing from Kansas City to Hermann tend to have the most passengers on Thursday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Thursday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Monday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

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?

Union Station - 30 W Pershing Rd  - KCYAMT-0Union Station - 30 W Pershing Rd  - KCYAMT-1

Main departure station: Union Station - 30 W Pershing Rd

Union Station in Kansas City is a grand, historic station dating back to 1914 with an imposing columned facade and intricately carved coffered ceilings. The station is truly a destination in itself, where you can explore a series of museums, a planetarium, a 3D theater, and upscale dining options. Train service still runs through Union Station, though, and you can catch the Missouri River Runner to St. Louis or the Southwest Chief to Chicago or Los Angeles. Paid parking, restrooms, and a mothers’ nursing room can be found at the station. Just steps outside are some of the highlights of Kansas City, from Legoland Discovery Center to Penn Valley Park’s various memorials and museums.

All train stations in Kansas City:

  • Union Station - 30 W Pershing Rd

Where is the train station in Hermann?

Main arrival station: 301 Wharf St

Hermann has one train station.

Train stations in Hermann:

  • 301 Wharf St

Need a return trip from Hermann to Kansas City?

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