There are 4 ways to get from Little Rock to St. Louis by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Little Rock (LIT) to St. Louis (STL) LIT - STL

$194 - $904

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Bus, night bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Little Rock, Ar to Memphis, Tn 1508 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Memphis, Tn to St Louis, Mo 1143

$49 - $124

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Train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Little Rock Union Station to St. Louis Gateway Station Texas Eagle

$55 - $150

Drive  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Little Rock to St. Louis 404.5 miles

$35 - $60

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No, there is no direct bus from Little Rock to St. Louis. However, there are services departing from Little Rock, Ar and arriving at St Louis, Mo via Memphis, Tn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Little Rock Union Station station and arriving at St. Louis Gateway Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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The distance between Little Rock and St. Louis is 294 miles. The road distance is 404.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Little Rock to St. Louis without a car is to train which takes 7 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from Little Rock to St. Louis, including transfers.

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Little Rock to St. Louis bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Little Rock, Ar station.

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Little Rock to St. Louis train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Little Rock Union Station.

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The best way to get from Little Rock to St. Louis is to fly which takes 3 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Little Rock Airport to St. Louis Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Little Rock 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 Little Rock to St. Louis.
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  • Distance: 293.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 4 min

What companies run services between Little Rock, AR, USA and St. Louis, MO, USA?

Southwest Airlines flies from Little Rock to St. Louis twice daily. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Little Rock to St. Louis once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $150 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Little Rock to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
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 Little Rock Union Station to St. Louis Gateway Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$260 - $360
Bus operators
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 Little Rock, Ar to Memphis, Tn
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Night bus from Memphis, Tn to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80

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Little Rock to St. Louis train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at St. Louis Gateway Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Little Rock to St. Louis is 405 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to drive from Little Rock to St. Louis.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Little Rock 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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The best way to get from Little Rock to Little Rock Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 13 min and costs .

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