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Des Moines to Kansas City bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$32.00
Shortest Duration3h 10m
Trips per day2
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How to book cheap Des Moines to Kansas City bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Des Moines to Kansas City is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Des Moines to Kansas City were $32.00. By booking 22 days out, tickets are on average $28.67 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Des Moines to Kansas City?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Des Moines to Kansas City by bus is usually on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Monday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

Jefferson Lines from Des Moines to Kansas City has the most daily schedules

On average there are 2 scheduled bus trips per day. Jefferson Lines has the most regularly scheduled departures from Des Moines to Kansas City, with an average of 2 trips per day and 45 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Des Moines to Kansas City. Of the 2 trips there are 2 trips that are direct connections to Kansas City.

1 carriers offer Des Moines to Kansas City bus trips

Jefferson Lines

Book Jefferson Lines from Des Moines to Kansas City from $32.00. There are 2 trips per day offered by Jefferson Lines from Des Moines to Kansas City and you can expect on average to pay $56.94 for a Jefferson Lines ticket to Kansas City. In Des Moines, Jefferson Lines departs to Kansas City from Bus Station - 1501 2nd St, In Kansas City, Jefferson Lines arrives at Bus Terminal - 1101 Troost Ave,

An average trip on Jefferson Lines from Des Moines to Kansas City takes 3 hours and 17 minutes, while the fastest available Jefferson Lines trip will get you to Kansas City in 3 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, Jefferson Lines offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $62.20 for a weekend trip to Kansas City.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 17m
Avg. Price
$56.94

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Des Moines. Most bus trips to Kansas City will depart from Bus Station - 1501 2nd St.
  • Bus Station - 1501 2nd St
Bus trips arrive in Kansas City at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Bus Terminal - 1101 Troost Ave are the main bus stations in Kansas City for trips arriving from Des Moines.
  • Bus Terminal - 1101 Troost Ave