Safely Explore the Show-Me State with Amtrak
Discover the Show-Me State in a way that you can only experience from the train. Visitors can travel on the Missouri River Runner, running daily between St. Louis and Kansas City. In addition, Kansas City is a stop along Amtrak’s storied Southwest Chief, running daily between Chicago and Los Angeles. Along the way, both trains stop in many charming communities filled with rich history and unique attractions.
Onboard, enjoy wide and spacious seats, free WiFi, and miles of scenery. Visit the café car and grab a snack. And rest assured, Amtrak is committed to your health and safety. There are enhanced cleaning protocols and limited bookings to support physical distancing. Additionally, Amtrak provides an efficient onboard air filtration system with complete air exchange every 3-5 minutes.
Arrive Downtown at Kansas City's Union Station and explore the grand Beaux-Arts masterpiece. Originally opened in 1914, the Grand Hall has a ceiling that soars 95 feet high and features three glittering chandeliers, each weighing 3,500 lbs. A six-foot-high clock hangs from the ceiling at the nexus of the Grand and North Halls. Attractions within the station include Science City, the Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium, the Regnier Extreme Screen Theatre, the popular Model Railroad Experience, City Stage and more.