Kansas City, Missouri
While Avila University’s 50-acre campus is tucked into a quiet suburban neighborhood, you’ll have easy highway access to all things Kansas City via I-435. Like most areas of Kansas City, having access to a car is helpful. However, Avila is on a major bus route (Wornall 57) which serves the campus and connects with a large retail district that includes Wal-Mart and Target stores to the southwest.
South Kansas City
The Kansas City metropolitan area sprawls across 14 counties and two states. Avila University is on the south end of the area, less than a mile from the Kansas-Missouri state line.
From campus, you’re within a 15-minute drive to The Country Club Plaza, The Truman Sports Complex, numerous biking and hiking trails, Longview Lake, and everything Kansas City.
Red Bridge Neighborhood
Within walking distance of campus is the Red Bridge Shopping Center with a variety of dining and shopping options, including a grocery store, hardware store, and public library.
- Kansas City International Airport is a 45-minute drive from campus.
- The nearest Amtrak station is 20-minutes away in Lee’s Summit, Missouri
- RideKC serves Avila University with public bus transportation. The campus is on the Wornall 57 route
- The nearest KC Streetcar stop is a 25-minute drive to Union Station, near downtown Kansas City