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Arrival & Temporary Housing

Be sure to book a flight to Kansas City International Airport (MCI) to arrive in time for orientation per your acceptance packet.Temporary housing will be not be available during orientation. Hotel information is listed below. Please email where you will be staying during orientation. A shuttle service to and from hotels will be available during orientation dates. We will also assist you with moving into your permanent on campus housing on Sunday, January 11, 2015.

Transportation Services:

ETS Taxi - For more information:;; 660-624-4120.

Spirit Shuttle operates by appointment. Call 660-429-4187 for reservations.  Rates will vary depending on time of year and number of people. You will need a credit card to make the reservation. The cost  will depend on the number of travelers.

Victory Shuttle & Taxi service also operates by appointment. The cost is $115 for up to three people to or from the Kansas City airport. Contact them to make a reservation at 660-221-7795, 660-221-4406 or 660-221-7783 or by email

There are other shuttle services operating out of the Kansas City International Airport.  Visit to see what other ground transportation options are available from Kansas City to Warrensburg.

Train Service

Amtrak offers twice daily passenger services to Warrensburg from Kansas City. Amtrak trains depart from Kansas City at Union Station, 2200 Main St. and arrive in Warrensburg at 100 S. Holden Street. Reservations are required. Tickets can be purchased online or at the station. Prices for the trains vary by time and date but should be approximately $12-$15 per person.

Check Amtrak's web site for schedules and more information, or call Amtrak at 800-872-7245 for further information.

If you decide to take an Amtrak to Warrensburg, keep in mind that you might have to stay the night in a hotel in Kansas City while you wait for a train.  You can take a shuttle bus from the airport to the train station (Union Station), and you will also need to plan for transportation between the hotel and the train station if you stay overnight. Hotel Coaches from the airport are available free of charge for people who plan to stay overnight in K.C.  Regular taxis are also available for hire at the airport terminals to take you downtown K.C. or from downtown K.C. to the Airport. You should plan on spending about $30-40 for taxi service from the airport to the train station regardless of the number of passengers. Another option is to take the I29 bus from Terminal C (approx. cost is $10.00) to Union Station.

When you arrive in Warrensburg, you can use the pay phone to call a taxi that will take you from the Warrensburg train station to the UCM campus.  The number for the Central Cab in Warrensburg is 660-429-5523.  The cost for a taxi from Warrensburg's train station to the campus is approximately $5-$7. 

Renting a Car

If you want to drive yourself from the Kansas City Airport to Warrensburg, you can rent a car from Enterprise at the airport.  There is an Enterprise office in Warrensburg at 115 E. Young, Warrensburg, MO 64093, and the phone number is 660-429-3222.  Call for rates and details.  

Click here to find driving directions to Warrensburg.


Hotel Name

Hotel Address

Hotel Phone Number

Hotel website

Comfort Inn

609 East Russell Ave

(660) 429-4848

Days Inn

204 East Cleveland

(660) 429-2400

Super 8 Motel

439 East Russell Ave

(660) 429-2183

Holiday Inn Express

626 East Russell Ave

(660) 747-3000

This above list does not represent endorsement or recommendation of these hotels.