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Kansas City, MO to Austin bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$89.00
Shortest Duration16h 40m
Trips per day4
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How much does a bus ticket from Kansas City, MO to Austin cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Kansas City to Austin were $99.83.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Kansas City to Austin is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 8 days out, tickets are on average $85.57 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Kansas City, MO to Austin?

The distance between Kansas City and Austin is approximately 636.44 miles, or 1023.99 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 19 hours and 17 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 16 hours and 40 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses 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 bus 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.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Kansas City, MO to Austin by bus is usually on Friday. 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. Tuesday 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.

What bus companies travel from Kansas City to Austin?

On average there are 4 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Kansas City, MO to Austin, with an average of 4 trips per day and 51 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Kansas City to Austin. Of the 4 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? Train tickets from Kansas City, MO to Austin start at $134.00.

1 carriers offer Kansas City, MO to Austin bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Kansas City to Austin from $89.00. There are 4 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Kansas City to Austin and you can expect on average to pay $127.80 for a Greyhound ticket to Austin. In Kansas City, Greyhound departs to Austin from Bus Terminal - 1101 Troost Ave and one other station. In Austin, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 916 E Koenig Ln and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Kansas City to Austin takes 19 hours and 17 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Austin in 16 hours and 40 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $142.02 for a weekend trip to Austin.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
19h 17m
Avg. Price
$127.80

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Austin will depart from these stations in Kansas City:
  • Bus Terminal - 1101 Troost Ave
  • 47th St Transit Cntr
Buses arrive in Austin at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Austin for trips arriving from Kansas City:
  • Bus Terminal - 916 E Koenig Ln
  • Carts Headquarters