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Trains from Jefferson City to Lee's Summit

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Jefferson City - Lee's Summit Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Jefferson City to Lee's Summit. Traveling by train from Jefferson City to Lee's Summit usually takes around 2 hours and 27 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance121 mi (195 km)
Fastest train2h 27m
Lowest price€24.36
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines2

What is the price of a train ticket from Jefferson City to Lee's Summit?

In the last month, €24.36 was the average price of a train ticket from Jefferson City to Lee's Summit. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 15 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €7.50 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

€42€28€14MayJun

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Jefferson City to Lee's Summit will vary between €24 and €32. Planning a train trip to Lee's Summit within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Jefferson City over the next 7 days is €24. 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

€47€37€28€19€9JJASONDJFMAM
Traveling from Jefferson City to Lee's Summit 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 €25 whenever you decide to board the train to Lee's Summit.

Prices as travel date approaches

€47€37€28€19€93020100

Since the average price of train trips from Jefferson City to Lee's Summit 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 Jefferson City to Lee's Summit?

2 train services operate from Jefferson City to Lee's Summit. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak12h 28m€24.72
Amtrak Missouri River Runner12h 27m€27.11
  • 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 Jefferson City to Lee's Summit every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €24.

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  • 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 101 Jefferson St in Jefferson City and arrives at 217 SW Main St in Lee's Summit, and tickets on this route start at €24.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Jefferson City to Lee's Summit 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 Jefferson City to Lee's Summit?

The distance between Jefferson City and Lee's Summit is approximately 121 miles, or 195 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 27 minutes, Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains departing from Jefferson City to Lee's Summit tend to have the most passengers on Wednesday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Wednesday. 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 Sunday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Jefferson City at 17:00 and arrives in Lee's Summit around 2 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Jefferson City to Lee's Summit?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Lee's Summit with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Lee's Summit to Jefferson City.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Jefferson City?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Jefferson City.

All train stations in Jefferson City:

  • 101 Jefferson St

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