Find coach tickets from Chicago to Kansas City
Chicago-Kansas City Coach Timetable
Chicago to Kansas City coach - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||11h 5m|
|Trips per day||10|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by coach from Chicago to Kansas City right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most coach companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, coach companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a coach ticket from Chicago to Kansas City?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £42.04 was the low point for coach fares from Chicago to Kansas City. Coaches from Kansas City to Chicago are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £42.04 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 7 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £41.02 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the coach ride?
The coach usually takes around 17 hours and 50 minutes to cover the 412 miles (664 kilometers) from Chicago, IL to Kansas City, MO. However, the fastest coach only takes 11 hours and 5 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?
Sunday tends to be the busiest day for coaches, as many passengers take the coach to Kansas City at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Chicago?
The first coach leaves at 09:00 and the last coach leaves at 22:00. To see the times for all coaches from Chicago to Kansas City, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many coaches are there each day?
There are 10 scheduled coaches that travel from Chicago to Kansas City every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which coach you take, you will have to transfer coaches at least once during your journey.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Chicago to Kansas City; ticket prices start at £44.73.
What coach companies travel from Chicago to Kansas City?
There is one coach company that operates from Chicago to Kansas City. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by coach. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
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Where does the coach leave from in Chicago?
Coaches to Kansas City leave from multiple locations in Chicago, Illinois. These are the 4 most popular coach stations:
- Union Station - 225 S Canal St
- 5800 N Cumberland Ave
- Dan Ryan Bus Station
- Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
Where does the coach arrive in Kansas City?
These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Kansas City, Missouri:
- Bus Terminal - 1101 Troost Ave
- 47th St Transit Cntr
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