Travel from Aurora to Lee's Summit

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$75 | 18h 1min Flight$294 | 6h 3min Bus85 lb of CO2
  1. Train$252
    1d 6h 39min · 335 lb of CO2
  2. Bus$75
    18h 1min · 100 lb of CO2
  3. Flight$294
    6h 3min · 544 lb of CO2
  4. Drive$76
    9h 40min · 110 lb of CO2

Aurora to Lee's Summit Trains

train tickets from Denver to Kansas City

$252 · 1d 6h 39min
AmtrakAmtrak DEN train to KCY
Train Tickets
About $252
Travel Duration
1d 6h 39min
Denver - DEN
Amtrak from DEN to CHIAmtrak · 21h 9minCalifornia Zephyr
Chicago - CHI
Amtrak from CHI to KCYAmtrak · 9h 30minSouthwest Chief
Kansas City - KCY

Aurora to Lee's Summit Buses

bus tickets from Denver to Kansas City

$75 · 18h 1min
Various bus companies
About $75
Travel Duration
18h 1min

bus tickets from Denver to Harrisonville

$113 · 15h 57min
Various bus companies
About $113
Travel Duration
15h 57min

bus tickets from Denver to Kansas City

$109 · 15h 17min
Various bus companies
About $109
Travel Duration
15h 17min

bus tickets from Lakewood to Kansas City

$111 · 15h 39min
Various bus companies
About $111
Travel Duration
15h 39min

Aurora to Lee's Summit Flights

bus tickets from DEN to MCI

$294 · 6h 3min
Various airlines
About $294
Travel Duration
6h 3min

Drive from Aurora to Lee's Summit

Driving from Aurora to Lee's Summit

$76 · 9h 40min

It's 561 miles between Aurora to Lee's Summit. On a typical day, it might take between 9h 40min and 10h 9min from Aurora to Lee's Summit under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 10h 38min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Lee's Summit 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 $75.

Our recommendation to Lee's Summit

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Aurora to Lee's Summit?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are train, bus, flight or by car transportation options available, the sooner to book the better. While prices for buses or trains might not fluctuate as much as flights, their availability certainly will. It's recommended to book these flights at least 2 weeks away, but even more if you are able.

Aurora to Lee's Summit MO - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Aurora to Lee's Summit. 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 Lee's Summit is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Aurora/Lee's Summit buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Aurora 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 Aurora CO and Lee's Summit 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 Aurora to Lee's Summit? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Lee's Summit 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 Lee's Summit 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 Aurora to Lee's Summit?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Aurora to Lee's Summit is by bus. The bus costs $75 roughly and will take 18 hours 1 minute.

Does Amtrak go from Aurora to Lee's Summit?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Aurora area and Lee's Summit, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 6 hours 39 minutes. We recommend catching the train at DEN Denver Union Station, which is about 10 miles from Aurora. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at CHI Chicago.

How long does it take from Aurora to Lee's Summit by car?

The total distance between Aurora and Lee's Summit is 561 miles and will take you about 9 hours 40 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $76.

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