There are 5 ways to get from Boston to St. Louis by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Boston  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to St. Louis (STL) BOS - STL

$155 - $483

Cheapest option

Bus  •  29 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Boston
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to St Louis, Mo 1683 / ...

$117 - $289

3 alternative options

Bus to Hartford, fly  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
  2. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to St. Louis (STL) BDL - STL

$180 - $413

Train  •  27 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...

$186 - $519

Drive  •  19 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Boston to St. Louis 1184.8 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to St. Louis is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 19 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to St. Louis is to fly which costs $150 - $490 and takes 5 h 3 min.

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The distance between Boston and St. Louis is 1042 miles. The road distance is 1184.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Boston to St. Louis, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to St. Louis. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at St Louis, Mo via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to St. Louis station. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station Amtrak and arriving at St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 50 min.

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What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and St. Louis, MO, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Boston to St. Louis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston to St. Louis via Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 27 h 50 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to St. Louis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to St. Louis via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to St. Louis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $850
Flights from Hartford to St. Louis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $850
Flights from Hartford to St. Louis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to St. Louis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to St. Louis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Hartford to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to St. Louis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Hartford to St. Louis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Hartford to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from New York, Ny to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
25 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$190 - $250
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com

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