Duration 5h 30m
Distance 297.4 miles
Average price $50
Frequency 5/day

Trip overview

The average train between Chicago and St. Louis takes 5h 30m and the fastest train takes 5h 20m. The train service runs several times per day from Chicago to St. Louis. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train • 5h 30m

  1. Chicago Union Station
  2. St. Louis
5h 30m
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$40 - $60

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Chicago to St. Louis? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station station and arriving at St. Louis Gateway Station station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 30m.

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The distance between Chicago and St. Louis is 264 miles. The road distance is 297.4 miles.

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Chicago to St. Louis train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Chicago Union Station.

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Chicago to St. Louis train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at St. Louis Gateway Station.

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There are 349+ hotels available in St. Louis. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Chicago and St. Louis?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to St. Louis 5 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 5h 30m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60

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