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

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Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg, IL to Carbondale Amtrak
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Carbondale,IL - Amtrak to St. Louis, MO - Amtrak 8359

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Drive to Owensboro, fly  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Harrisburg to Owensboro
  2. Fly from Owensboro (OWB) to St. Louis (STL) OWB - STL

$35 - $70

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Bus, night bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg, IL to Carbondale Amtrak
  2. Take the night bus from Carbondale Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Harrisburg to St. Louis 141.4 miles

$13 - $20

Bus to Marion, fly  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg, IL to Marion, IL
  2. Fly from Marion (MWA) to St. Louis (STL) MWA - STL

$52 - $102

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The cheapest way to get from Harrisburg to St. Louis is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harrisburg to St. Louis is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harrisburg to St. Louis. However, there are services departing from Harrisburg, IL and arriving at St. Louis, MO - Amtrak via Carbondale,IL - Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Harrisburg and St. Louis is 110 miles. The road distance is 141.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to St. Louis without a car is to bus and Amtrak Thruway which takes 4 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Harrisburg to St. Louis, including transfers.

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Harrisburg to St. Louis bus services, operated by Rides Mass Transit District (RMTD), depart from Harrisburg, IL station.

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The quickest flight from Marion Airport to St. Louis Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Harrisburg to St. Louis bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at St. Louis, MO - Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harrisburg to St. Louis is 141 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to drive from Harrisburg to St. Louis.

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  • Distance: 109.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

What companies run services between Harrisburg, IL, USA and St. Louis, MO, USA?

You can take a bus from Harrisburg to St. Louis via Carbondale Amtrak and Carbondale,IL - Amtrak in around 4 h 15 min.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Marion to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $100
Flights from Owensboro to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $110
Bus operators
Rides Mass Transit District (RMTD)
Phone
+1 618-253-8761
Email
carletta.hanks@ridesmtd.com
Website
ridesmtd.com
Bus from Harrisburg, IL to Carbondale Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ridesmtd.com
Bus from Harrisburg, IL to Marion, IL
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ridesmtd.com
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
Bus from Carbondale,IL - Amtrak to St. Louis, MO - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from Carbondale Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Cape Air offers flights from Marion Airport to St. Louis Airport.

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