There are 5 ways to get from Cincinnati to St. Louis by plane, bus 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 Covington  •  3 h 25 min

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

$124 - $364

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 10 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 15 min

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

$132 - $314

Bus via Champaign, IL  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from University of Cincinnati to Indianapolis, IN
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Champaign, IL
  3. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to St Louis, Mo

$71 - $131

Drive  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Cincinnati to St. Louis 348.2 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

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 takes 3 h 25 min and costs $120 - $370.

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The distance between Cincinnati and St. Louis is 495 km. The road distance is 557 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Cincinnati to St. Louis, including transfers.

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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 10 min.

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

Delta flies from Cincinnati to St. Louis twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cincinnati to St. Louis via Dayton Trotwood, Oh in around 9 h 10 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Columbus to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from Columbus to St. Louis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
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
$170 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Hourly
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
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