Kansas City International Airport (IATA: MCI) , serves the Kansas City area and is located in the Northland. The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority  offers hourly service to and from the airport on the #129 bus, called the I-29 Express , M-F 5AM-7PM. $1.25. KCI Shuttle  offers a shuttle service between the airport and downtown hotels.
Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport (IATA: MKC) , serves smaller planes.
Amtrak serves KC via the recently renovated and cavernous Union Station, located at Main and Pershing in Kansas City, Missouri. KC serves as a major stop on the daily Southwest Chief, line which provides service between Chicago and Los Angeles. Barring delays, eastbound trains depart at 7:26AM and westbound trains depart at 10:55PM. Kansas City is also the southern terminus of Amtrak's Missouri Routes, which heads east to St. Louis before turning north to Chicago.
Interstate 435 forms a ring around the city. Notably I-70 goes east to St. Louis and west to Denver. I-35 is a major corridor running northeast and southwest. US Highway 71 runs north and south and forms a midtown expressway, running from the I-435/I-470 interchange, in a northwesterly course toward downtown, where it joins I-29. North of the River, US 71 follows the same route as I-29. For more information about navigation in the metro area see the Kansas City Metropolitan Area Wikipedia Article .
KC is also serviced by other commercial coach service companies, which arrive and depart from the depot at 10th and Troost.
Megabus, +1 877 462-6342, . Low-cost bus service to the Missouri side of KC from Chicago, St. Louis, and Columbia; fares start at $1. Buses arrive and depart from the east side of Grand Blvd. between 2nd and 3rd Sts., next to the 3rd & Grand MetroCenter.
El Camino Real, 903 N 7th St, ☎ +1 913 342-4333. A dive with authentic Mexican food, with especially great tacos al pastor (pork) and chorizo sausage. Tacos are made with freshly-pressed corn tortillas and all the proper trimmings: cilantro, onions, green chili sauce, etc.$1.50-8. edit
Oklahoma Joe's BBQ, 3002 W 47th Ave, ☎ +1 913 722-3366, . M-Th 11AM-8:30PM, F-Sa 11AM-9:30PM. Served out of a very unassuming gas station is what is widely considered to be the best BBQ in Kansas City, and that's saying something. Brave the lines—this is a can't miss.$4-16. edit
Vietnam Cafe, 2200 W 39th Ave, ☎ +1 913 262-8552, . Tu-Th 10:30AM-9:30PM, F-Sa 10:30AM-10PM, Su 10:30AM-9PM. This is Kansas City's go-to place for pho, a scrumptious Vietnamese beef noodle soup—the comfort food of choice in Southeast Asia. For those not in the mood, the restaurant has a fairly long list of other dishes to experiment with.$6-12. edit
AmeriSuites Overland Park/Convention Center,5001 W. 110th Street, +1 913491-9002 .
AmeriSuites Overland Park/Metcalf,6801 W 112th St, +1 913 451-2553 .
Best Western Inn & Conference Center, 501 Southwest Boulevard, +1 913 677-3060, Toll-free: +1 800 368-1741, Fax: +1 913 677-7065, .
Holiday Inn Express, 1931 Prairie Crossing/parallel, +1 913 328-1024, .
Kansas City Microtel Inn & Suites, 7721 Elizabeth Street, +1 913 334-3028, Fax: +1 913 334-5983, .
Comfort Suites - Kansas City Hotel, 8200 N Church Rd, Reservation:816-781-7273, Fax: 816-781-7274, .Kansas City, MO hotel offering modern comforts, spacious suites and a vibrant style with executive-style amenities like free hot breakfast and indoor saltwater pool & spa. The Comfort Suites Liberty hotel in Kansas City, Missouri offers an ideal blend of luxury and value for business and pleasure.
Fairfield Inn Kansas City Hotel, 8101 N Church Rd, Reservation:816-792-4000, Fax: 816-792-0764, .Looking for hotels in Kansas city/Liberty hotel in Missouri? Our north Kansas City hotel is conveniently located off 1-35 and Highway 152 near historic downtown Liberty and Oceans and Worlds of Fun. We offer sleek contemporary design, complimentary hot breakfast, free Internet and an indoor saltwater pool.
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