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Kansas City to Ames bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$19.00
Shortest Duration4h 20m
Trips per day3
bus carriers2
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Overall score for Kansas City to Ames
5.0
Based on 1 reviews
Jefferson Lines
5.0
Based on 1 reviews
Based on 1 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with Jefferson Lines report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
5.0
Condition
5.0
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Shirley
5.0
September 12, 2019
Pros
The trip was great. Good bus driver and the bus was clean. The bus was quiet and the weather was great. Will travel again hopefully soon.

How to book cheap Kansas City to Ames bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Kansas City to Ames 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 Kansas City to Ames were $35.00. By booking 29 days out, tickets are on average $25.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Kansas City to Ames by bus is usually on Tuesday. 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. Sunday 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 Kansas City to Ames has the most daily schedules

On average there are 3 scheduled bus trips per day. Jefferson Lines has the most regularly scheduled departures from Kansas City to Ames, with an average of 3 trips per day and 42 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Kansas City to Ames. Of the 3 trips there are 3 trips that are direct connections to Ames.

2 carriers offer Kansas City to Ames bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Kansas City to Ames from $19.00. Typically there is one Greyhound schedule per day from Kansas City to Ames and you can expect on average to pay $27.00 for a Greyhound ticket to Ames. In Kansas City, Greyhound departs to Ames from 47th St Transit Cntr, In Ames, Greyhound arrives at Intermodal Station - 129 Hayward Ave,

An average trip on Greyhound from Kansas City to Ames takes 5 hours and 11 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Ames in 4 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $35.33 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Ames.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
5h 11m
Avg. Price
$27.00

Jefferson Lines

Book Jefferson Lines from Kansas City to Ames from $35.00. There are 3 trips per day offered by Jefferson Lines from Kansas City to Ames and you can expect on average to pay $61.95 for a Jefferson Lines ticket to Ames. In Kansas City, Jefferson Lines departs to Ames from Bus Terminal - 1101 Troost Ave, In Ames, Jefferson Lines arrives at Intermodal Station - 129 Hayward Ave,

An average trip on Jefferson Lines from Kansas City to Ames takes 4 hours and 30 minutes, while the fastest available Jefferson Lines trip will get you to Ames in 4 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, Jefferson Lines offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $67.69 for a weekend trip to Ames.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 30m
Avg. Price
$61.95

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Kansas City. Most bus trips to Ames will depart from Bus Terminal - 1101 Troost Ave, 47th St Transit Cntr.
  • Bus Terminal - 1101 Troost Ave
  • 47th St Transit Cntr
Bus trips arrive in Ames at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Intermodal Station - 129 Hayward Ave are the main bus stations in Ames for trips arriving from Kansas City.
  • Intermodal Station - 129 Hayward Ave