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How much are train tickets from Kansas City to Washington?

Lowest Price$36.00
Fastest Train4h 16m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1
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Kansas City-Washington Train Schedule

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Price trends for trains from Kansas City to Washington

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Kansas City to Washington
4.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0
Scott
4.0
February 3, 2020Visiting family
Pros
Wasn’t very crowded this time so I had more room.
Cons
WiFi

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Kansas City to Washington right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Kansas City to Washington?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $36.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Kansas City to Washington.

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

The distance between Kansas City and Washington is approximately 196 miles, or 315 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 16 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 16 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Kansas City to Washington are the most crowded on Friday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Kansas City at 8:00am and arrives in Washington around 4 hours later.

How many trains per day run from Kansas City to Washington?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Washington with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

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

What train services are there from Kansas City to Washington?

Amtrak Missouri River Runner is the one and only train line which connects Kansas City to Washington. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Missouri River Runner14h 16m$36.00

Where is the train station in Kansas City?

There is one train station in Kansas City:

  • Union Station - 30 W Pershing Rd

Where is the train station in Washington?

Washington has one train station:

  • 301 W Front St

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