Hotels near Independence Amtrak Station are always on sale with CheapOair! Independence Amtrak Station is a popular Union Stations that serves the Kansas City, Missouri and the surrounding metropolitan area. This station was opened in 1914 and after that this station served as a replacement for the original Union Depot that opened in 1878. In the year 1996 a public/private partnership began funding this Union Station's $250 million restoration. By the year 1999 the station reopened as a series of museums and other public attractions. Find great deals on cheap hotels near Independence Amtrak Station, and count on CheapOair for all of your travel booking needs!