How far is Kansas City from St. Louis?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Kansas City and St. Louis is 237.9 miles (382.87 km).

Flight distance from Kansas City, MO to St. Louis, MO is 237.9 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 29 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 27 minutes to travel from Kansas City to St. Louis with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Kansas City, Missouri to St. Louis, Missouri is: 248.15 miles (399.36 km) by car.

Driving from Kansas City to St. Louis will take approximately 03 hours 43 minutes.

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#1 Kansas City

Largest municipality in the U.S. state of Missouri

Population 495327
GPS Coordinates 39°5'59"N 94°34'43"W
Latitude 39.0997300
Longitude -94.5785700
Altitude 274
Country United States
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#2 St. Louis

City in Missouri, United States

Population 315685
GPS Coordinates 38°37'38"N 90°11'52"W
Latitude 38.6272700
Longitude -90.1978900
Altitude 142
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Kansas City and St. Louis

The distance between Kansas City and St. Louis is 399 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 04 hours 26 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.

There is no time difference between Kansas City and St. Louis. The current time is 01:16:06.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 08 hours 16 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 06 hours 12 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 04 hours 57 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 04 hours 08 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 03 hours 32 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 03 hours 18 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 03 hours 05 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 33.15 liters (8.76 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Kansas City and St. Louis.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Kansas City to St. Louis is $35.92 (diesel $42.46).

Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.

The average gas price per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $4.102 (Diesel $4.849) /gallon. Last changed prices on September 26, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Kansas City and St. Louis (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

Distance to Other Cities

Driving distance from New York, MO to Kansas City 64.25 miles (103 km)

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Driving distance from Blue Springs, MO to Kansas City 19.77 miles (32 km)

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Driving distance from Cape Girardeau, MO to Kansas City 352.08 miles (567 km)

Driving distance from Castle Point, MO to Kansas City 243.26 miles (391 km)

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Driving distance from Chesterfield, MO to Kansas City 227.92 miles (367 km)

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Driving distance from Columbia, MO to Kansas City 125.59 miles (202 km)

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Driving distance from Florissant, MO to Kansas City 240.11 miles (386 km)

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Driving distance from Independence, MO to Kansas City 13.14 miles (21 km)

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Driving distance from Jefferson City, MO to Kansas City 157.22 miles (253 km)

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Driving distance from Joplin, MO to Kansas City 157.5 miles (253 km)

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Driving distance from Lee's Summit, MO to Kansas City 19.66 miles (32 km)

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