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Richmond to Kansas City (Kansas) drive

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  Richmond
 Beckley
 Lexington
 Louisville
 Mount Vernon
 St. Louis
 Columbia (Missouri)
   Kansas City (Kansas) 
2 travelers   /   driving   /   3 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Richmond to Kansas City (Kansas) road trip planner

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

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Richmond
drive for about 4 hours

2:01 pm  Beckley
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:01 pm
drive for about 4 hours

6:53 pm  Lexington
stay overnight and leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 8 hours
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 Day 2

11:00 am  leave from Lexington
drive for about 1.5 hours

12:26 pm  Louisville
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:26 pm
drive for about 3 hours

4:22 pm  Mount Vernon
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 4.5 hours
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 Day 3

10:00 am  leave from Mount Vernon
drive for about 1 hour

11:14 am  St. Louis
stay for about 1.5 hours
and leave at 12:44 pm
drive for about 2 hours

2:48 pm  Columbia (Missouri)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:48 pm
drive for about 2 hours

5:47 pm  arrive in Kansas City (Kansas)
eat at Oklahoma Joe's BBQ & Catering

day 3 driving ≈ 5.5 hours
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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Richmond, Virginia.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.


How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.


Where should I stop along the way?

Beckley  (2 answers)

Lexington  (28 answers)
    questions about Lexington:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Lexington?
        Best place to stay in Lexington while attending the Rolex 3 day event?
        stays overnight, Lexington, Ky. near highway

Louisville  (37 answers)
    Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory  (3 mentions)
    Churchill Downs  (2 mentions)
    Muhammad Ali Center  (2 mentions)
    Fourth Street Live!  (2 mentions)
    Louisville Slugger Field  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Louisville:
        Seviche, A Latin Restaurant
        Basa Restaurant
        Milkwood Restaurant
        Jeff Ruby's Louisville
        Hyatt Regency Louisville
    questions about Louisville:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Louisville?
        Any cool things to do/places to eat in Louisville?
        Want to spend our money on Bourbon, not hotels
        What's the best neighborhood in Louisville for a first time visitor?
        Hotels to stay at during the Kentucky Derby?

Mount Vernon  (2 answers)
    questions about Mount Vernon:
        I need Locals Advise

St. Louis  (62 answers)
    Forest Park  (10 mentions)
    St. Louis Zoo  (6 mentions)
    City Museum  (5 mentions)
    Gateway Arch  (4 mentions)
    Urban Chestnut Brewing Company  (4 mentions)
    restaurants around St. Louis:
        Pappy's Smokehouse
        Ted Drewes
        Iron Barley Eating Establishment
        Pastaria
        Companion
    questions about St. Louis:
        Good St. Louis dines?
        Great lunch places in St Louis
        Good family vacation within 10 hours of St. Louis (not Branson)?
        Where are the best places to stay in St. Louis?
        What's the best neighborhood in St. Louis for a first time visitor?

Columbia (Missouri)  (3 answers)


Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Kansas City, Kansas.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.


Where's the best place to eat in Kansas City (Kansas)?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Oklahoma Joe's BBQ & Catering, which was mentioned 34 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Bluestem  (2 mentions)
La Bodega  (2 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Kansas City (Kansas)? Click the blue button below.




What are some things to do in Kansas City (Kansas)?

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:

Manifesto  (3 mentions)

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 Kansas City (Kansas). Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Kelly from Sunnyvale asked:
What is there to do in Kansas City, MO?  (5 answers)

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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 Kansas City (Kansas) to Richmond drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Richmond to Kansas City (Kansas). Or get a full Richmond to Kansas City (Kansas) 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 Richmond well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Richmond!





At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 1,069 miles
driving time of 15 hours, 49 minutes
Kansas City (Kansas) is 1 hour behind Richmond
10 Richmond travel answers
2 Beckley travel answers
28 Lexington travel answers
37 Louisville travel answers
2 Mount Vernon travel answers
62 St. Louis travel answers
3 Columbia (Missouri) travel answers
22 Kansas City (Kansas) travel answers





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