Transfers to and from Kansas City Airport
Available Transfer Options
Kansas City International Airport Transfers
After arriving at Kansas City International Airport, please remember to retrieve your luggage from the baggage claim area before heading towards your choice of transfer.
On-airport Shuttle at Kansas City International Airport
The airport offers free transfer between the parking lots and the terminals, as well as between the terminals and the rental car facility.
The Blue Bus runs between the Economy Parking Lots and the terminals while the Red Bus runs between the Circle Parking Lots and the terminals and the Gray Bus is allocated to the rental car facility.
There are bus services available 24/7.
Rental Cars at Kansas City International Airport
All rental car companies at Kansas City Airport are conveniently located in the rental car facility located on airport grounds. A Gray Rental Car Shuttles stops at marked shelters at the terminal medians for travelers to transfer between the terminal of arrival and the rental car facility, or from the facility to the terminal of departure. Some of the rental car companies available are Alamo, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, Payless and Thrifty to name a few.
The address for the rental car facility is:
1 Nassau Circle
Kansas City, MO 64153
Public Transport at Kansas City International Airport
Public transport company RideKC offers bus transfers through route #229 that services Kansas City and the airport with departures in both directions at least once an hour from early morning to late evening.
For the visitor the most convenient way of paying the fare is in exact change in the farebox on the bus. If exact change isn’t an option make sure to tell the driver before entering any money into the farebox for a card holding the change to be used at a different occasion.
The fare for a single one-way journey is $1.50. Reduced fare is $0.75, available for seniors, youths and disabled persons that are eligible.
Taxis at Kansas City International Airport
Taxicabs can be found outside the terminal exits or ordered using one of the many courtesy phones available in the baggage claim areas and outside the terminals. The operator will need to know the exact point of your location to allocate a taxi to the correct location.
Taxi drivers are required to accept all rides no matter the length. It will take approximately 25 minutes and cost around $50 to transfer by taxi from Kansas City Airport to downtown Kansas City, depending on the traffic.
Shuttles, Limousines and Ride Shares at Kansas City International Airport
There are many companies offering their services of transfer to or from Kansas City Airport. These companies are not endorsed by the airport and their services can therefore not be guaranteed by the airport.
To pre-arrange your transfer make sure to research the company and book your journey through their app or website.