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

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Fly from Covington  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Covington (CVG) to St. Louis (STL) CVG - STL

$125 - $365

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Bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh 1198 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to St Louis, Mo 1683 / ...

$47 - $122

3 alternative options

Bus to Columbus, fly  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from University of Cincinnati, OH to Columbus, OH
  2. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to St. Louis (STL) CMH - STL

$132 - $306

Bus via Danville, IL  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Cincinnati, OH to Indianapolis, IN
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Danville, IL
  3. Take the bus from Danville, IL to Champaign, IL
  4. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to St Louis, Mo

$92 - $166

Drive  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Cincinnati to St. Louis 348.2 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Cincinnati to St. Louis is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cincinnati to St. Louis is to fly which costs $120 - $370 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cincinnati to St. Louis. However, there are services departing from Cincinnati, Oh and arriving at St Louis, Mo via Dayton Trotwood, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

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The distance between Cincinnati and St. Louis is 309 miles. The road distance is 348.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Cincinnati to St. Louis without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 40 min and costs $45 - $130.

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Cincinnati to St. Louis, including transfers.

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Cincinnati to St. Louis bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Cincinnati, Oh station.

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The best way to get from Cincinnati to St. Louis is to fly which takes 3 h 24 min and costs $120 - $370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $130 and takes 9 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Covington Airport to St. Louis Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 13 min.

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Cincinnati to St. Louis bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at St Louis, Mo station.

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Map of how to get from Cincinnati to St. Louis.
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  • Distance: 309.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 24 min

What companies run services between Cincinnati, OH, USA and St. Louis, MO, USA?

Delta, GoJet Airlines and Southwest Airlines fly from Cincinnati to St. Louis 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cincinnati to St. Louis via Dayton Trotwood, Oh in around 9 h 40 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Covington to St. Louis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Columbus to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from Columbus to St. Louis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from Columbus to St. Louis via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Covington to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
GoJet Airlines
Website
gojetairlines.com
Flights from Covington to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $470
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbus to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Bus operators
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from University of Cincinnati, OH to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
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baronsbus.com
Bus from Cincinnati, OH to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Book at
baronsbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Champaign, Il to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Danville, IL
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Danville, IL to Champaign, IL
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com

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St. Louis is 1 h behind Cincinnati. It is currently 5:32 PM in Cincinnati and 4:32 PM in St. Louis.

Yes, the driving distance between Cincinnati to St. Louis is 348 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to drive from Cincinnati to St. Louis.

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GoJet Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Covington Airport to St. Louis Airport.

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Book your Cincinnati to St. Louis bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 190+ hotels available in St. Louis. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cincinnati to Covington Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs $2.

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