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Kansas City (Kansas) to Tulsa drive

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  Kansas City (Kansas)
 Butler (Missouri)
 Nevada (Missouri)
 Lamar (Missouri)
driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV


Kansas City (Kansas) to Tulsa road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Kansas City (Kansas) to Tulsa. If you're planning a road trip to Tulsa, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Kansas City (Kansas) and Tulsa. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Kansas City (Kansas) and Tulsa. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in Kansas City (Kansas)
drive for about 1 hour

12:10 pm  Butler (Missouri)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:10 pm
drive for about 43 minutes

1:53 pm  Nevada (Missouri)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:53 pm
drive for about 41 minutes

3:34 pm  Lamar (Missouri)
stay overnight and leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 2.5 hours
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 Day 2

11:00 am  leave from Lamar (Missouri)
drive for about 46 minutes

11:46 am  Joplin
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:46 pm
drive for about 51 minutes

1:37 pm  Vinita
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:37 pm
drive for about 1 hour

3:38 pm  Catoosa
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:38 pm
drive for about 19 minutes

4:57 pm  arrive in Tulsa

day 2 driving ≈ 3 hours
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Where should I stop along the way?

Butler (Missouri)

Nevada (Missouri)  (2 answers)
    questions about Nevada (Missouri):

Lamar (Missouri)

Joplin  (3 answers)
    questions about Joplin:
        Best free things to do in Joplin?



What are some things to do in Tulsa?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Tulsa. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in Tulsa?  (5 answers)

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
Best free things to do in Tulsa?  (4 answers)

profile  Stephen from Douglasville, Georgia asked:
Any recommendations for Steakhouses with Cigar Lounges?  (1 answer)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Tulsa.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Tulsa to Kansas City (Kansas) drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Kansas City (Kansas)? Try searching for places within 4 hours of Kansas City (Kansas).

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Kansas City (Kansas) to Tulsa. Or get a full Kansas City (Kansas) to Tulsa flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Kansas City (Kansas) well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Kansas City (Kansas)!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 273 miles
driving time of 4 hours, 4 minutes
26 Kansas City (Kansas) travel answers
2 Nevada (Missouri) travel answers
3 Joplin travel answers
1 Catoosa travel answer
18 Tulsa travel answers


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