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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Kansas City to Albuquerque?

Lowest Price$98.00
Fastest Train17h 47m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Kansas City to Albuquerque 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. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep 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.

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

In the last month, $98.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Kansas City, MO to Albuquerque, NM. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

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

The distance between Kansas City and Albuquerque is approximately 718 miles, or 1155 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 17 hours and 47 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 Albuquerque are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Friday 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 10:00pm and arrives in Albuquerque around 17 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Kansas City to Albuquerque?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Albuquerque 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 Albuquerque to Kansas City. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Kansas City to Albuquerque for $60.00.

Which train should you take from Kansas City to Albuquerque?

Amtrak Southwest Chief is the one and only train line which connects Kansas City, Missouri to Albuquerque, New Mexico. 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 Southwest Chief117h 47m$108.23

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 Albuquerque?

Albuquerque has one train station:

  • Alvarado Transp Ctr - 314 1st St SW

Price trends for trains from Kansas City to Albuquerque

Average prices by travel date

$105$70$35SepSep

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$200$160$120$80$403020100

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Kansas City, MO to Albuquerque, NM

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Said

September 23, 2019 - Solo travel

Amtrak Southwest Chief

Pros: Scenery. Cons: Surf free light coffee and biscuits. A little appetizer won't hurt both Jefferson lines and Amtrak. Tips: Awesome 👍😁😊. Pros: Scenery. Cons: Surf free light coffee and biscuits. A little appetizer won't hurt both Jefferson lines and Amtrak. Tips: Awesome 👍😁😊.

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