Cheap train tickets from Phoenix to Kansas City

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How much are train tickets from Phoenix to Kansas City?

Lowest Price$148.00
Fastest28h 53m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Phoenix to Kansas City?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Phoenix to Kansas City is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Phoenix to Kansas City was $148.00. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Phoenix to Kansas City?

The distance between Phoenix and Kansas City is approximately 1048.26 miles, or 1686.58 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 29 hours and 17 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 28 hours and 53 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains 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 train 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 day for trains from Phoenix to Kansas City?

On Sunday trains from Phoenix to Kansas City are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Phoenix to Kansas City?

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Phoenix to Kansas City route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Phoenix to Kansas City, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Phoenix to Kansas City, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Phoenix to Kansas City, which start at $86.00.

One train company connects Phoenix to Kansas City

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Phoenix to Kansas City start from $148.00, and on average cost $180.25. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Kansas City. Amtrak in Phoenix leaves from Bus Terminal - 2115 E Buckeye Rd and 2 other stations. And in Kansas City trains arrive at Union Station - 30 W Pershing Rd,

From Phoenix to Kansas City train travel on Amtrak takes 29 hours and 18 minutes. If you are looking to get to Kansas City faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 28 hours and 53 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $177.03 for a one-way train ticket to Kansas City.

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Avg. Time
1d 5h 18m
Avg. Price
$180.25

Plan your next adventure

There are 3 train stations in Phoenix with trains to Kansas City. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • Bus Terminal - 2115 E Buckeye Rd
  • City-to-City Transport Desk - 3400 E Sky Harbor Blvd
  • 2717 W Bell Rd
There is one train station where trains from Phoenix arrive in Kansas City:
  • Union Station - 30 W Pershing Rd