Cheap train tickets from Kansas City to Topeka


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How much are train tickets from Kansas City to Topeka?

Lowest Price$14.00
Fastest1h 44m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Kansas City to Topeka?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Kansas City to Topeka 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 Kansas City to Topeka was $14.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 14 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $5.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. 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 Kansas City to Topeka?

The distance between Kansas City and Topeka is approximately 59.67 miles, or 96.01 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 1 hour and 44 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 44 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 Kansas City to Topeka?

On Wednesday trains from Kansas City to Topeka 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 Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Southwest Chief has the most connections between Kansas City to Topeka

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Kansas City to Topeka route. Amtrak Southwest Chief offers the most scheduled departures between Kansas City to Topeka, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Topeka with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Kansas City to Topeka, which start at $22.00.

One train company connects Kansas City to Topeka

Amtrak Southwest Chief

Amtrak Southwest Chief train tickets from Kansas City to Topeka start from $14.00, and on average cost $18.30. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Southwest Chief schedules to Topeka. Amtrak Southwest Chief in Kansas City leaves from Union Station - 30 W Pershing Rd, And in Topeka trains arrive at 500 SE Holliday Pl,

From Kansas City to Topeka train travel on Amtrak Southwest Chief takes 1 hours and 44 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Topeka on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Southwest Chief scheduled trip per day, which will cost $18.07 for a one-way weekend reservation from Kansas City.

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Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Kansas City on their way to Topeka. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Kansas City are:
  • Union Station - 30 W Pershing Rd
There is one train station where trains arrive in Topeka from Kansas City. These are the busiest arriving stations in Topeka:
  • 500 SE Holliday Pl