Kansas City International Airport (MCI)
Travel and Ground Transport

(Kansas City, Missouri - MO, USA)

North of the city center, Kansas City International Airport (MCI) provides a variety of ground transportation choices, serving the counties of Cass, Clay, Jackson, Platte and beyond.

Transport facilities at Kansas City's airport include bus, shuttle bus, car rental, limousine and taxi services. Within reasonable reach of the airport, onward destinations include Lincoln, Omaha, St. Louis, Topeka, Tulsa and Wichita. Courtesy airport shuttle connect the terminal buildings.


Tel: +1 816 221 0660
Run by the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA), the onsite Metro bus service is in operated from Monday to Friday, with fixed fares payable either in cash as you board, or by simply using bus passes.

Shuttle buses are also available and travel to in excess of 60 different destinations, both in and around Kansas City. Operated by the Metro, shuttles collect passengers from outside of the terminal building eight times a day, at regular intervals. Additional shuttle services are provided by Aero Express, Best Express, Five Guys Shuttle, KCI Roadrunner Express, MO-X, Quicksilver, Rick's Express, Spirit, SuperShuttle and VIP Transportation. Areas served include Kansas and Missouri, and in particular:
  • Atchison
  • Basehor
  • Blue Springs
  • Bonner Springs
  • Boonville
  • Fort Leavenworth
  • Fort Riley
  • Independence
  • Junction City
  • Knob Noster
  • Lawrence
  • Lee's Summit
  • Manhattan
  • Platte City
  • Raytown
  • Sedalia
  • St. Joseph
  • Topeka
  • Tracy
  • Warrensburg
  • Weston
  • Whiteman

Further shuttles include the Red Bus to Circle parking, the Blue bus to Economy parking, and free shuttles for many downtown hotels.

Taxi Cabs

Tel: +1 816 243 2345
Free telephones for taxis are to be found both at each of the baggage reclaim areas, along with other designated locations. The journey from MCI Airport into central Kansas City will take around 35 minutes. Bear in mind that you can save costs by simply sharing your trip with another passenger heading in the same direction, if there is space in your taxi.


There are more than 20 different private car limousine companies available at Kansas City Airport, providing a stylish way to reach your hotel. Limousines can be leased at an hourly rate if required, although do note than minimum charges may well apply. Limos are often booked in advance, although they can be arrange at the Ground Transportation Information counters. Notable limo companies include:
  • Airport Luxury - +1 816 454 3332
  • Escape Limousine - +1 816 382 3030
  • Five Star Livery - +1 816 472 0909
  • KCI Limo - +1 816 472 9696
  • Mo-Kan Airport Transportation - +1 816 523 7744
  • Regal - +1 816 584 0057

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