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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Lee's Summit to Kansas City?

Lowest Price$11.00
Fastest Train0h 50m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Lee's Summit to Kansas City 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 Lee's Summit to Kansas City?

In the last month, $11.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Lee's Summit, MO to Kansas City, MO. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. 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 Lee's Summit to Kansas City?

The distance between Lee's Summit and Kansas City is approximately 17 miles, or 27 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 50 minutes, It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Kansas City.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Lee's Summit to Kansas City 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 Tuesday 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 Lee's Summit at 8:00pm and arrives in Kansas City within the hour.

Is there a direct train from Lee's Summit to Kansas City?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Kansas City 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 Kansas City to Lee's Summit.

Which train should you take from Lee's Summit to Kansas City?

Amtrak Missouri River Runner is the one and only train line which connects Lee's Summit, Missouri to Kansas City, Missouri. 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 Runner10h 51m$11.00

Where is the train station in Lee's Summit?

There is one train station in Lee's Summit:

  • 217 SW Main St

Where is the train station in Kansas City?

Kansas City has one train station:

  • Union Station - 30 W Pershing Rd

Price trends for trains from Lee's Summit to Kansas City

Average prices by travel date

$15$10$5NovNov

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5DJFMAMJJASON

Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

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