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Chicago to Kansas City bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$52.00
Shortest Duration10h 10m
Trips per day10
bus carriers1
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Overall score for Chicago to Kansas City
4.4
Based on 5 reviews
Greyhound
4.4
Based on 5 reviews
Based on 5 reviewsRatings (Out of 5)
Comfort
2.0
Staff
2.0
Value
2.0
Condition
2.0
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Nikita
2.0
June 3, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
nothing
Cons
Long delay in arriving

How to book cheap Chicago to Kansas City bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Chicago 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 Chicago to Kansas City were $52.00. By booking 10 days out, tickets are on average $2.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Kansas City by bus is usually on Wednesday. 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. Thursday 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.

Greyhound from Chicago to Kansas City has the most daily schedules

On average there are 10 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Chicago to Kansas City, with an average of 10 trips per day and 211 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Chicago to Kansas City. Of the 10 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Chicago to Kansas City starts at $55.00.

1 carriers offer Chicago to Kansas City bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Chicago to Kansas City from $52.00. There are 10 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Chicago to Kansas City and you can expect on average to pay $58.84 for a Greyhound ticket to Kansas City. In Chicago, Greyhound departs to Kansas City from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and 3 other stations. In Kansas City, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 1101 Troost Ave and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Chicago to Kansas City takes 12 hours and 37 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Kansas City in 10 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 9 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $61.21 for a weekend trip to Kansas City.

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
12h 37m
Avg. Price
$58.84

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 4 stations that have bus departures from Chicago. Most bus trips to Kansas City will depart from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, Dan Ryan Bus Station, Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St, 5800 N Cumberland Ave.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • 5800 N Cumberland Ave
Bus trips arrive in Kansas City at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Bus Terminal - 1101 Troost Ave, 47th St Transit Cntr are the main bus stations in Kansas City for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • Bus Terminal - 1101 Troost Ave
  • 47th St Transit Cntr