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Dallas, TX to Kansas City, MO bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$65.00
Shortest Duration11h 30m
Trips per day4
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Dallas to Kansas City during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How much is a bus ticket from Dallas to Kansas City?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $69.67 was the low point for bus fares from Dallas to Kansas City. Buses from Kansas City to Dallas are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $69.67 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 19 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $75.94 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 12 hours and 44 minutes to cover the 454 miles (731 kilometers) from Dallas, TX to Kansas City, MO. However, the fastest bus only takes 11 hours and 30 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

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.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Dallas?

The first bus leaves at 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 7:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Dallas to Kansas City, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Dallas to Kansas City every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Dallas, TX to Kansas City, MO; ticket prices start at $123.00.

What bus companies travel from Dallas to Kansas City?

There is one bus company that operates from Dallas to Kansas City. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound412h 45m$105.58

Book Greyhound from Dallas to Kansas City from $65. There are 4 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Dallas to Kansas City and you can expect on average to pay $106 for a Greyhound ticket to Kansas City. In Dallas, Greyhound departs to Kansas City from Bus Terminal - 205 S Lamar St, In Kansas City, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 1101 Troost Ave and one other station. An average trip on Greyhound from Dallas to Kansas City takes 12 hours and 45 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Kansas City in 11 hours and 30 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Kansas City.

Where does the bus leave from in Dallas?

Most buses depart from the main station in Dallas, Texas:

  • Bus Terminal - 205 S Lamar St

Where does the bus arrive in Kansas City?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Kansas City, Missouri:

  • Bus Terminal - 1101 Troost Ave
  • 47th St Transit Cntr

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