Cheap train tickets from Kansas City to Boston


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How much are train tickets from Kansas City to Boston?

Lowest Price£114.51
Fastest35h 27m
Daily Schedules6
train companies1
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How much does a train ticket from Kansas City to Boston cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Kansas City to Boston were £147.88.

The best way to find cheap deals on train tickets from Kansas City to Boston is by booking earlier as most train companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 28 days out, tickets are on average £56.06 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the train ride from Kansas City to Boston?

The distance between Kansas City and Boston is approximately 1248.42 miles, or 2008.62 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 38 hours and 28 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 35 hours and 27 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.

What's the best day to take the train from Kansas City to Boston?

If you want to avoid a crowded train, Saturday is the best day to travel as it is the least busy day for trains from Kansas City to Boston.

In contrast, the busiest train day of the week is usually Sunday. If you are planning to book travel for Sunday, make sure to book your train tickets well in advance as they may sell out and you may find trains more full than usual.

Which train should you take from Kansas City to Boston?

Typically there are 6 scheduled trains per day. One train company currently travels from Kansas City to Boston.

The best option will depend on the time of your trip, available prices and other factors, but Amtrak has the most regularly scheduled departures from Kansas City to Boston, with an average of 6 trips per day and 139 monthly trips.

Of the 6 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the train and boarding another train to complete your trip.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Kansas City to Boston, which start at £88.81.

One train company connects Kansas City to Boston


Amtrak train tickets from Kansas City to Boston start from £114.51, and on average cost £164.99. Daily there are 6 Amtrak schedules to Boston. Amtrak in Kansas City leaves from Union Station - 30 W Pershing Rd, And in Boston trains arrive at Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and one other train station.

From Kansas City to Boston train travel on Amtrak takes 38 hours and 29 minutes. If you are looking to get to Boston faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 35 hours and 27 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 7 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £174.11 for a one-way train ticket to Boston.

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Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Kansas City on their way to Boston. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Kansas City are:
  • Union Station - 30 W Pershing Rd
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Boston. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving stations in Boston:
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
  • South Station