MAX (Metro Area Express)



Address: 1200 E 18th St., Kansas City, MO 64108

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Phone: (816) 221-0660

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Price: $1.50 one-way; $3.00 Day Pass sold on the bus

Hours: Weekdays 4am-midnight, Sat. 5am to midnight, Sun. 5am-1am

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, RideKC buses are Zero Fare through 2023. Exceptional service to KC attractions and entertainment from the River Market to the Country Club Plaza, at an affordable price. Save on parking and driving costs. No need to drive around in search of parking. Just let MAX and its rapid transit feature get you to and from major destinations such as the Convention Center, Power and Light District, Crossroads Arts District, Union Station, Crown Center, Liberty Memorial and the Plaza. Plus, MAX makes connections to other Metro routes at major intersections so that you can enjoy what Kansas City offers in other parts of the city. Just $1.50 one-way fare. Buy a Day Pass on-board MAX and ride all day for only $3. MAX starts service at 4am and ends at midnight Monday through Friday. Saturday service is provided from 5am to midnight and 5am to 1am on Sundays. Go to for details, and to view/download a MAX schedule. Plan your MAX trip online using the convenient Google Transit trip planner. You'll get a itinerary complete with exact arrival and departure times and more. Or, call 816-221-0660 for trip planning assistance with an agent. The Call Center is open Monday through Friday 7am to 6pm.