Lincoln Service Missouri River Runner

  • Chicago
  • St. Louis
  • Kansas City, MO
11 hours 45 minutes Daily Departure

Indulge in the flavors and passions of the Midwest. Daily Lincoln Service Missouri River Runner trains offer direct east- and westbound service between Chicago and Kansas City via St. Louis — without the need to change trains or seats. So, whether it’s a Cubs, Cardinals or Royals game, the Truman or Lincoln presidential libraries, hot dogs or barbecue, enjoy an easy ride with the best Illinois and Missouri have to offer and great midwestern cities at either end.

Business Class on Lincoln Service Missouri River Runner

Enjoy an enhanced travel experience in Business Class on the Lincoln Service 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 with a service attendant and complimentary coffee and tea. Business Class passengers can also purchase access to the Metropolitan Lounge in Chicago.

Cheer for your favorite teams, professional or college. Marvel at the architectural wonders of a stained-glass capitol rotunda, a stainless-steel arch and soaring glass skyscrapers. Take in the blues in Chicago, ragtime in St. Louis and jazz in Kansas City. Start and end your journey at two of the most magnificent and historic train stations in America.

“Where was I going? I puzzled and wondered about it til I actually enjoyed the puzzlement and wondering." — Carl Sandburg

Features & Amenities

Amenities vary by train.

Midwest Hub Cafe Menu

Downloadable menus are updated regularly, but menu items and prices are subject to change and may be different from what is available onboard.

Take your small dog or cat along with you on the train. Before you go, learn more about the types of pets allowed, pet reservations and fares, approved pet carriers and additional details.

See the Complete Pet Program Guidelines