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Toledo - Kansas City Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are usually 3 daily train trips available from Toledo to Kansas City. Traveling by train from Toledo to Kansas City usually takes 16 hours and 41 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 16 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance606 mi (975 km)
Fastest train16h 15m
Lowest price$208.00
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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What is the price of a train ticket from Toledo to Kansas City?

In the last 30 days, the average cost of a train ticket from Toledo to Kansas City was $223.33. Train tickets on this route are typically priced higher due to the distance covered. You have the best chances of scoring the cheapest ticket to Kansas City if you book your train tickets at least 22 days in advance. Waiting to purchase until the day of your trip could end up costing you an extra $216.67.

Monthly average prices

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Ticket prices for the train from Toledo to Kansas City often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in February when the average ticket price is only $115. If you're thinking of traveling from Toledo to Kansas City during July, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $266 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in July, is to book your trip well in advance.

Which train should you take from Toledo to Kansas City?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Toledo to Kansas City. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak316h 41m$286.32
  • 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 3 Amtrak trains from Toledo to Kansas City every day, as well as 3 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $132.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Toledo and Kansas City is approximately 606 miles, or 975 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 16 hours and 41 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 16 hours and 15 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.

Trains departing from Toledo to Kansas City tend to have the most passengers on Monday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Monday. 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 Friday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

The earliest train departs Toledo at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

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

City Information

Toledo

Toledo, OH - TOL-0

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Toledo, OH - TOL-1

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Once an industrial powerhouse, Toledo houses many important cultural institutions in the state of Ohio. The city's premier tourist attraction is the Toledo Museum of Art, which houses important works by world-renowned artists such as Vincent Van Gogh, Monet, and Picasso. The museum also has separate sections dedicated to Japanese arts and African arts. Close to the museum itself is The Old West End, a historic quarter with many old buildings and ancient trees more than 100 years old. To get familiar with the local flora, head to the Toledo Botanical Garden to view its collection of herbs and local plants.

Toledo is famous for its many budget restaurants, which offer great foods at affordable price points. Some notable local establishments include Rudy's Hot Dogs and Gino's Pizza. If you can afford to splurge a bit, check out Fowl and Fodder, which uses local ingredients for its incredible dishes.

Bus and train service make it easy to travel to Toledo, and you can catch a flight at the Toledo Express Airport, just 14.2 miles away from the city center.

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 Toledo?

MLK Plaza - 415 Emerald Ave  - TOLAMT-0

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Main departure station: MLK Plaza - 415 Emerald Ave

The majority of Toledo’s ground travel operates from MLK Plaza at 415 Emerald Ave. The station was named in honor of the late Martin Luther King Jr and opened in 1950. The station offers today’s travelers many amenities, including customer service staff, restrooms, and a Subway on-site. The station serves Amtrak’s Capitol Limited line from Chicago to Washington, D.C., as well as the Lake Shore Limited line from Chicago to New York City. Intercity bus service on Jefferson Lines and Barons Bus Lines also runs through MLK Plaza.

All train stations in Toledo:

  • MLK Plaza - 415 Emerald Ave

Where is the train station in Kansas City?

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

Main arrival 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

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