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

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Bus  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Nevada, MO to Kansas City, MO 114
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo 1682 / ...

$112 - $174

4 alternative options

Taxi, bus, train  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fort Scott to Rich Hill, MO
  2. Take the bus from Rich Hill, MO to Kansas City, MO 114
  3. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station

$176 - $285

Drive  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Fort Scott to St. Louis 296.2 miles

$29 - $45

Taxi, bus to Kansas City, fly  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fort Scott to Nevada, MO
  2. Take the bus from Nevada, MO to Kansas City, MO
  3. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to St. Louis (STL) MCI - STL

$220 - $421

Drive to Tulsa, fly  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Fort Scott to Tulsa
  2. Fly from Tulsa (TUL) to St. Louis (STL) TUL - STL

$198 - $875

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The distance between Fort Scott and St. Louis is 252 miles. The road distance is 296.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Scott to St. Louis without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to get from Fort Scott to St. Louis, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kansas City Airport to St. Louis Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Scott to St. Louis is 296 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to drive from Fort Scott to St. Louis.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Kansas City Airport to St. Louis Airport.

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There are 193+ hotels available in St. Louis. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort Scott to St. Louis.
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  • Distance: 252.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 24 min

What companies run services between Fort Scott, KS, USA and St. Louis, MO, USA?

You can take a bus from Fort Scott to St. Louis via Nevada, MO, Kansas City, MO, and Kansas City, Mo in around 6 h 24 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Flights from Tulsa to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Nevada, MO to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
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jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Rich Hill, MO to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Book at
jeffersonlines.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 Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Other operators
Taxi from Fort Scott to Rich Hill, MO
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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