There are 6 ways to get from Mankato to St. Louis by bus, plane, shuttle, train or car

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Bus to Minneapolis, fly  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to St. Louis (STL) MSP - STL

$64 - $210

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Shuttle to Rochester, fly  •  8h 6m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Mankato, MN to Rochester - Airport
  2. Fly from Rochester (RST) to St. Louis (STL) RST - STL

$89 - $435

Bus via Kansas City  •  14h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Mankato to Albert Lea. MN
  2. Take the bus from Albert Lea, MN to Kansas City, MO 803
  3. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis

$100 - $170

Bus  •  15h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Mankato to Albert Lea. MN
  2. Take the bus from Albert Lea, MN to Des Moines, IA 803
  3. Take the bus from Des Moines, Ia to Burlington, Ia
  4. Take the bus from Burlington, Ia to Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis

$111 - $193

Bus, train  •  18h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Louis Gateway Station

$128 - $189

Drive  •  9h 31m

  1. Drive from Mankato to St. Louis 540 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Mankato to St. Louis is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 9h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Mankato to St. Louis is to bus and fly which costs $60 - $210 and takes 5h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mankato to St. Louis station. However, there are services departing from Mankato and arriving at Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis via Albert Lea, MN and Kansas City, Mo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 25m.

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The distance between Mankato and St. Louis is 433 miles. The road distance is 540 miles.

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The best way to get from Mankato to St. Louis without a car is to bus via Kansas City which takes 14h 25m and costs $100 - $170.

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It takes approximately 5h 3m to get from Mankato to St. Louis, including transfers.

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Mankato to St. Louis bus services, operated by Land to Air Express, depart from Mankato station.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to St. Louis Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Mankato to St. Louis bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis.

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Map of how to get from Mankato to St. Louis.
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  • Distance: 432.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 3m

What companies run services between Mankato, MN, USA and St. Louis, MO, USA?

You can take a bus from Mankato to St. Louis via Albert Lea. MN, Albert Lea, MN, Kansas City, MO, and Kansas City, Mo in around 14h 25m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Rochester to St. Louis via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Rochester to St. Louis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Rochester to St. Louis via Minneapolis, Covington
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Rochester to St. Louis via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Rochester to St. Louis via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Minneapolis to St. Louis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Minneapolis to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$230 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Train from Chicago Union Station to St. Louis Gateway Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Land to Air Express
Website
landtoairexpress.com
Bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
landtoairexpress.com
Shuttle from Mankato, MN to Rochester - Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $65
Schedules at
landtoairexpress.com
Bus from Mankato to Albert Lea. MN
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $40
Schedules at
landtoairexpress.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Albert Lea, MN to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Albert Lea, MN to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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 Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $80
Burlington Trailways
Phone
1(800) 992-4618
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, Ia to Burlington, Ia
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Burlington, Ia to Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Mankato to St. Louis is 540 miles. It takes approximately 9h 31m to drive from Mankato to St. Louis.

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Sun Country Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to St. Louis Airport.

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There are 358+ hotels available in St. Louis. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mankato to Rochester Airport is to shuttle which takes 2h 45m and costs $11 - $65.

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