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Springfield - Kansas City Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Springfield to Kansas City. Traveling by bus from Springfield to Kansas City usually takes around 2 hours and 55 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance148 mi (238 km)
Shortest duration2h 55m
Cheapest price$75.00
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceJefferson Lines
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Price trends for buses from Springfield to Kansas City

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What bus companies travel from Springfield to Kansas City?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Springfield to Kansas City. Jefferson Lines is the only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Jefferson Lines12h 55m$75.00
  • Book Jefferson Lines from Springfield to Kansas City from $75. Typically there is one Jefferson Lines schedule per day from Springfield to Kansas City and you can expect on average to pay for a Jefferson Lines ticket to Kansas City. In Springfield, Jefferson Lines departs to Kansas City from 211 N Main Ave . In Kansas City, Jefferson Lines arrives at Bus Terminal - 1101 Troost Ave .

    An average trip on Jefferson Lines from Springfield to Kansas City takes 2 hours and 55 minutes .

    On weekends, Jefferson Lines offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Kansas City.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 55 minutes to cover the 148 miles from Springfield to Kansas City. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Kansas City, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

There is usually only one bus per day from Springfield to Kansas City. It leaves the station in Springfield at 2:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

There is usually only one bus per day from Springfield to Kansas City. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Kansas City

Straddling two states, Kansas City is a vibrant modern city with plenty of activities for visitors. Those wishing to learn more about the city’s culture and history should not miss out on the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Arts, which offers artworks for both children and adults alike. If you seek something a bit quirkier and more interesting, the Arabia Steamboat Museum will certainly satisfy your curiosity. While you are in town, don’t forget to pay the Boulevard Brewing Company a visit. It is the largest specialty brewer in the Midwest and the source of pride from many local residents.

Kansas City’s signature barbecue is another source of pride, and you should take every occasion to try it out. Some noticeable venues with well-received barbecue dishes include Danny Edwards Boulevard BBQ and Arthur Bryant's Barbeque. If that’s not really your thing, The Farmhouse and Providence New American Kitchen are also worth checking out.

Kansas City’s principal bus station is located on Troost Ave, and it offers bus trips to Chicago, Wichita and Denver, among many other places. Kansas City Union Station provides Amtrak intercity train services, and the trains Missouri River Runner and Southwest Chief pass through the station on their way. Kansas City International Airport is located 15 miles northwest of Downtown.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Springfield?

Main departure station: 211 N Main Ave

Most buses depart from the main station in Springfield.

All bus stations in Springfield:

  • 211 N Main Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Kansas City?

Bus Terminal - 1101 Troost Ave  - KCYGLI-0

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Main arrival station: Bus Terminal - 1101 Troost Ave

Located on Troost Avenue, the Bus Terminal provides intercity bus service from Kansas City on Greyhound, Jefferson Lines, and Amtrak Thruway buses. Popular routes from this station travel to cities such as Columbia, Chicago, and Wichita. The lounge inside the station includes seating, restrooms, and a cell phone charging station to help you stay connected during your trip. Several public transit options depart from nearby 12th St, so it’s easy to travel throughout Kansas City from the bus terminal.

All bus stations in Kansas City:

  • Bus Terminal - 1101 Troost Ave

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