Travel from Kansas City to Hempstead

Bus
$128
1d 11h 1min
194 lb of CO2
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Flight
$387
7h 35min
681 lb of CO2

Kansas City to Hempstead Flights

There are 1 airports — MCI — that make sense to fly out of from Kansas City and 3 airports — JFK, LGA, HPN — to access Hempstead. The best deals are usually found by flying out of MCI.

Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Hempstead from Kansas City, a flight is the quickest method.
Train
$216
1d 1h 54min
283 lb of CO2
Drive
$150
18h 53min
214 lb of CO2

Drive from Kansas City to Hempstead

It's 1114 miles between Kansas City to Hempstead. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 53min and 19h 49min from Kansas City to Hempstead under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 20h 46min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Hempstead 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 $150.

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

Because Hempstead is so far away from Kansas City, we recommend simply booking a flight. Other options to Hempstead 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 Kansas City to Hempstead?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are bus, flight, train 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.

Kansas City to Hempstead NY - take the train or bus?

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

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Kansas City to Hempstead is by bus. The bus costs $127 roughly and will take 1 day 10 hours 49 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from Kansas City to Hempstead?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Kansas City area and Hempstead, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 1 hour 54 minutes. We recommend catching the train at KCY Kansas City Amtrak, which is about 2 miles from Kansas City. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at CHI Chicago.

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

The total distance between Kansas City and Hempstead is 1114 miles and will take you about 18 hours 53 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $150.

Kansas City to Hempstead Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $127
Fastest Way Flight — 7h 34min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 168 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, flight, train and by car
Distance 1,113 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak

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