How far is St. Louis from Kansas City?

Distance by Flight

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

Flight distance from Houston to Atlanta is 237.9 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 29 minutes.

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

Driving distance

The driving distance from St. Louis, Missouri to Kansas City, Missouri is: 248.01 miles (399.14 km) by car.

Driving from St. Louis to Kansas City will take approximately 03 hours 42 minutes.

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#1 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
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#2 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

Estimated Travel Time Between St. Louis and Kansas City

The distance between St. Louis and Kansas City 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 St. Louis and Kansas City. The current time is 18:22:58.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 08 hours 15 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 33.13 liters (8.75 gallon) of gas to cover the route between St. Louis and Kansas City.
The estimated cost of gas to go from St. Louis to Kansas City is $25.91 (diesel $27.88).

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 $2.961 (Diesel $3.186) /gallon. Last changed prices on May 12, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

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

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