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We plan to ride the KATY trail in early Sept. Will rent bikes at trail Flying to KC airport (MCI). Only way I can find to the trail is to take buses to KC and Amtrak to Sedalia. Any other suggestions?
posted Jun 9 2016 10:22PM - Terry, Baltimore

Rent a car
posted Jun 10 2016 7:03AM - Anonymous

This question has come up before, as you might expect. I searched the database and found the following Forum discussions containing a mention of the KC airport:


Good luck and let us know how it works out for you.

Happy trails!
posted Jun 10 2016 7:49AM - Ray (webmaster)

How many riders in your group? Let me know, and how much gear are you bringing? I can pick you up at KCI and take you to Clinton or Sedalia to start. I'm just a KATY trail veteran who wants to help others enjoy the experience.
posted Jun 10 2016 3:43PM - Ludwghfn

We are two Medicare recipients. Plan to fly into MCI and out of STL. Will have only our panniers, since we are renting and picking up bikes in Sedalia (unless I buy a folding bike by then).
It looks like it is doable by bus & train, although it takes 3.5 to 4.5 hrs.
posted Jun 10 2016 11:23PM - Terry, Baltimore

Do you have dates set for your trip? let me know, I think I can help you out. Pass along your email and we can talk more--
posted Jun 14 2016 9:01AM - Ludwghfn

What is your plan to get the rental bikes back to Sedalia?
posted Jun 14 2016 10:52AM - MidSouth, Rogersville

We are renting from Katy Bike Rental (katybikerental.com). Got their name from the bike shop in Defiance. Pick up in Sedalia and return in St Charles at a very reasonable price. It changes everything.
Ludwghfn: TTFitzcom@yahoo.com
posted Jun 14 2016 9:09PM - Terry, Baltimore

Correction: http://www.katybikerental.com
posted Jun 14 2016 9:13PM - Terry, Baltimore

We can pick you up at MCI, bring you back here to the Haysler House Bed and Breakfast for the night and drive you to Sedalia the next day if you are interested. Check out our website or call us on 660-885-2117.
posted Jun 16 2016 11:57AM - Annette Barnes, Clinton, MO

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