Travel from Albany to Kansas City

Bus
$281
1d 16h 50min
226 lb of CO2
$
Train
$390
2d 58min
534 lb of CO2
Drive
$204
1d 1h 27min
288 lb of CO2

Drive from Albany to Kansas City

It's 1508 miles between Albany to Kansas City. On a typical day, it might take between 1d 1h 27min and 1d 2h 43min from Albany to Kansas City under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 1d 4h 0min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Kansas City by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $203.

What is the best way to travel from Albany to Kansas City?

Because Kansas City is so far away from Albany, we recommend simply booking a flight. Other options to Kansas City do exist, but going by plane will save you valuable time. Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Albany to Kansas City?

Albany to Kansas City MO - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Albany to Kansas City. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Kansas City is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Albany/Kansas City buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Albany is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Albany OR and Kansas City during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Albany to Kansas City? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Kansas City traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Kansas City is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Albany to Kansas City?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Albany to Kansas City is by bus. The bus costs $166 roughly and will take 1 day 23 hours 18 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from Albany to Kansas City?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Albany area and Kansas City, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 2 day 58 minutes. We recommend catching the train at ALY Albany Amtrak, which is about 1 miles from Albany. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at LAX Los Angeles.

How long does it take from Albany to Kansas City by car?

The total distance between Albany and Kansas City is 1508 miles and will take you about 1 day 1 hour 27 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $204.

Albany to Kansas City Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $166
Fastest Way Bus — 1d 16h 18min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 223 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — bus, train and by car
Distance 1,507 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak

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Amtrak from Albany to Kansas City
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