Missouri River Runner

  • St. Louis
  • Jefferson City
  • Kansas City, MO
5 hours 40 minutes 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 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.

Features & Amenities

Amenities vary by train.

Accommodations vary by train. Some trains may feature forward and backward-facing seating, preferred seat orientation is not guaranteed. 

Missouri River Runner 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.

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