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Kansas City - Warrensburg Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Kansas City to Warrensburg. Traveling by train from Kansas City to Warrensburg usually takes around 14 hours and 24 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in one hour and 17 minutes.

Distance51 mi (82 km)
Fastest train1h 17m
Lowest price$16.00
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from Kansas City to Warrensburg?

In the last month, $16.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Kansas City to Warrensburg. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 12 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $18.00 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Kansas City to Warrensburg by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for January. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $16 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Kansas City to Warrensburg in March, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $84 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Which train should you take from Kansas City to Warrensburg?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Kansas City to Warrensburg. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak214h 24m$91.16
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    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 2 Amtrak trains from Kansas City to Warrensburg every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $16.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

Our train 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, train 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

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.

Can you take a train all the way from Kansas City to Warrensburg?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Kansas City to Warrensburg. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Kansas City to Warrensburg?

The distance between Kansas City and Warrensburg is approximately 51 miles, or 82 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 14 hours and 24 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 17 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains departing from Kansas City to Warrensburg tend to have the most passengers on Friday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Friday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Monday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Kansas City at 1:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Kansas City to Warrensburg?

Trains leave the station in Kansas City twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to Warrensburg faster. While it might still have stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Warrensburg to Kansas City.

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 is the train station in Kansas City?

Union Station - 30 W Pershing Rd  - KCYAMT-0Union Station - 30 W Pershing Rd  - KCYAMT-1

Main departure station: Union Station - 30 W Pershing Rd

Union Station in Kansas City is a grand, historic station dating back to 1914 with an imposing columned facade and intricately carved coffered ceilings. The station is truly a destination in itself, where you can explore a series of museums, a planetarium, a 3D theater, and upscale dining options. Train service still runs through Union Station, though, and you can catch the Missouri River Runner to St. Louis or the Southwest Chief to Chicago or Los Angeles. Paid parking, restrooms, and a mothers’ nursing room can be found at the station. Just steps outside are some of the highlights of Kansas City, from Legoland Discovery Center to Penn Valley Park’s various memorials and museums.

All train stations in Kansas City:

  • Union Station - 30 W Pershing Rd

  • 100 S EK Gaylord Blvd

  • Union Station

  • 214 S Topeka St

  • Santa Fe Depot - 1050 Kettner Blvd

  • 4005 Taylor St

  • 350 Hoefgen St

  • 413 E 7th St

  • 1170 W Third St

  • 402 E Andy Devine Ave

  • Anaheim Stadium Parking - 2626 E Katella Ave

  • Irvine Transp Ctr - 15215 Barranca Pkwy

  • Downtown Metrolink Station - 4066 Vine St

  • 500 SE Holliday Pl

  • Reg Transp Ctr - 1000 E Santa Ana Blvd

Where is the train station in Warrensburg?

Main arrival station: 100 S Holden St

Warrensburg has one train station.

All train stations in Warrensburg:

  • 100 S Holden St

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