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There is one daily train from Kansas City to Raton. Traveling by train from Kansas City to Raton usually takes around 12 hours and 43 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
|Distance||558 mi (897 km)|
|Fastest train||12h 43m|
|Trains per day||1|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak Southwest Chief|
Which train should you take from Kansas City to Raton?
Amtrak Southwest Chief is the one and only train line which connects Kansas City, Missouri to Raton, New Mexico. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak Southwest Chief||1||12h 43m||€144.36|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Kansas City to Raton 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 Raton?
The distance between Kansas City and Raton is approximately 558 miles, or 897 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 12 hours and 43 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 Raton are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
Most days, there is only one train which leaves Kansas City at 22:00 and arrives in Raton around 12 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Kansas City to Raton?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Raton with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.
Where is the train station in Kansas City?
There is one train station in Kansas City.
Where is the train station in Raton?
Raton has one train station.
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