Train Station in Kansas City

Union Station

Amtrak has two daily Missouri River Runner trains to St Louis (from $30, 5½ hours). The Southwest Chief stops here on its daily runs between Chicago and LA.
Airport in Kansas City

Kansas City International Airport

KC International Airport is a confusing array of circular terminals 16 miles northwest of downtown. It has good domestic service. A taxi to downtown/Plaza costs about $40/45. Or take the cheaper Super Shuttle.
Bus in Kansas City

Super Shuttle

Bus in Kansas City


Sends buses daily to St Louis ($28, 4½ hours) and Denver ($106, 11½ hours) from the station poorly located east of downtown.
Bus in Kansas City

Jefferson Lines

Heads to Omaha ($45, three to five hours), Des Moines ($50, 3½ hours), and Oklahoma City ($77, eight hours) via Tulsa.
Bus in Kansas City


Serves St Louis and Chicago for as low as $5.
Taxi in Kansas City

Yellow Cab