The distance between Kansas City to Phoenix is 1048.26 miles or 1686.58 km. A train trip from Kansas City to Phoenix typically takes 27 hours and 39 minutes. If you are looking to get to Phoenix faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 27 hours and 33 minutes to get from Kansas City to Phoenix.
Going from Kansas City to Phoenix by train takes over 27 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.
On Saturday trains from Kansas City to Phoenix 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 Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Kansas City to Phoenix route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Kansas City to Phoenix, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Kansas City to Phoenix, 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 Kansas City to Phoenix, which start at $94.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Kansas City to Phoenix start from $146.00, and on average cost $160.74. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Phoenix. Amtrak in Kansas City leaves from Union Station - 30 W Pershing Rd, And in Phoenix trains arrive at Bus Terminal - 2115 E Buckeye Rd,
From Kansas City to Phoenix train travel on Amtrak takes 27 hours and 40 minutes. If you are looking to get to Phoenix faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 27 hours and 33 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Phoenix on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $160.05 for a one-way weekend reservation from Kansas City.