Amtrak Missouri River Runner Route

Amtrak Missouri River Runner

St. Louis-Jefferson City-Kansas City, MO

Amtrak Missouri River Runner Journey Time: 5 hours 40 minutes

Amtrak Missouri River Runner Departures: Daily Departure

Discover the Show-Me State as only the train can take you. The Missouri River Runner travels daily between St. Louis and Kansas City. Along the way the train stops in many charming communities filled with rich history and unique attractions. Missouri is steeped in history and is home to the Gateway Arch, the National Blues Museum, the Negro League Baseball Museum, and many outdoor activities. Whether you're visiting the Washington Town & Country Fair, the wineries in Hermann, or the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum in Independence, there is something for everyone.

Business Class on the Amtrak Missouri River Runner

Enjoy an enhanced travel experience in Business Class on the Missouri River Runner and you’ll have access to exclusive amenities such as a fully refundable ticket if canceled prior to departure, 25% point bonus for Amtrak Guest Rewards members, seating in a dedicated car, complimentary non-alcoholic beverages.

Amtrak Missouri River Runner Trains

From the outstretched arms of the Gateway Arch to the enticing aromas of Kansas City barbeque, Missouri wants to show you its culture, history and flavors. Visit the homes of Mark Twain and President Harry S. Truman. Follow the Missouri River to the bluffs of Jefferson City and eye the sky for majestic flyers around the Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area.

''America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.'' - Harry S. Truman

Amtrak Missouri River Runner Features & Amenities
  • Café Service.
  • WiFi Onboard.
Amtrak Missouri River Runner Amenities: Amenities Vary by Train.

Train Stations Served by the Amtrak Missouri River Runner

Kansas City, MO - Union Station (KCY)
Independence, MO (IDP)
Lee's Summit, MO (LEE)
Warrensburg, MO (WAR)

Sedalia, MO (SED)
Jefferson City, MO (JEF)
Hermann, MO (HEM)
Washington, MO (WAH)

Kirkwood, MO (KWD)
St. Louis, MO - Gateway Station (STL)

Amtrak Missouri River Runner Route Highlights ''St. Louis, Missouri''

St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis - Gateway Station

Ride to the top of the Gateway Arch and marvel at the engineering behind America’s tallest monument. Catch nine innings with the Cardinals or get giddy amid the slides and rooftop thrills of City Museum. Tour beautiful Union Station and visit the Anheuser-Busch Brewery—and the Clydesdales.

Explore the museums, zoo and planetarium at Forest Park and dig into a true St. Louis treat, gooey butter cake.

Amtrak Missouri River Runner Route Highlights ''Independence, Missouri''

Independence, Missouri

Uncover the “give ‘em hell” spirit of hometown hero Harry S. Truman at his presidential museum and birthplace. Experience the fortitude of Missouri’s settlers at the National Frontier Trails Museum and get a glimpse of 19th century railroad life at the remarkably preserved and relocated 1879 Chicago & Alton Depot.

Amtrak Missouri River Runner Route Highlights ''Kansas City, Missouri''

Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City - Union StationFeature area content link Discover 19th century Americana at the Arabia Steamboat Museum and 20h century sacrifice at the National World War I Museum. Visit the historic 18th and Vine Jazz District where the American Jazz and Negro Leagues Baseball Museums invite you to see American culture and sport in a whole new light.

Hit the Power and Light District for an energetic mix of shops, bars, restaurants and live entertainment.

St. Louis - Independence - Kansas City
Rail Holidays
Rail Vacations
Luxury Trains
Luxury Tours
International Trains
International Tours
home Rail-Pass & Train Tickets & International Rail Holidays Hotel Booking & Hotel Reservations & Hotel Accomodation B&B Booking & B&B Reservations & B&B Accommodation Hostel Booking & Youth Hostel Reservations & Hostel Accommodation Chalet Rental & Holiday Homes & Vacation Homes Ski Pass Booking & Ski Pass Reservations & Ski Lift Pass Flight Tickets & Airline Reservations & Flight Booking Ferry Tickets & Ferry Booking & Ferry Reservations Car Rental Booking & Car Hire Reservations Excursions & Days Out & Day Trips & Theme Parks Rail Pass Booking & Rail Pass Reservations & Eurail & Interrail Rail Tickets & Rail Reservations & International Train Tickets Weekend Trips & Weekend Breaks & Weekend Away  Travel Insurance & Business Travel Insurance Eurotunnel Tickets & Eurotunnel Le Shuttle Reservations