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There are 6 ways to get from Mount Vernon to Carthage by train, car, bus or plane

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Train, drive

  1. Take the train from Centralia Amtrak Station to Jackson
  2. Drive from Jackson to Carthage

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Bus, drive

  1. Take the bus from Mt Vernon to Birmingham
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham to Jackson
  3. Drive from Briarwood @ Hampton Inn to Carthage

4 alternative options

Drive

  1. Drive from Mount Vernon to Carthage

Bus to St. Louis, fly to Jackson/Vicksburg, drive

  1. Take the bus from Mt Vernon to St Louis
  2. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Jackson/Vicksburg (JAN)
  3. Drive from Jackson/Vicksburg to Carthage

Bus to Evansville, fly to Jackson/Vicksburg, drive

  1. Take the bus from Mt Vernon to Evansville
  2. Fly from Evansville (EVV) to Jackson/Vicksburg (JAN)
  3. Drive from Jackson/Vicksburg to Carthage

Bus to Evansville, fly to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional, drive

  1. Take the bus from Mt Vernon to Evansville
  2. Fly from Evansville (EVV) to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional (GTR)
  3. Drive from Columbus Golden Triangle Regional to Carthage

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The cost-effective way to get from Mount Vernon to Carthage is to drive, which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Mount Vernon to Carthage is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7h 29m.

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The distance between Mount Vernon and Carthage is 390 miles. The road distance is 436.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 12h 33m to get from Mount Vernon to Carthage, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from St. Louis Airport to Jackson/Vicksburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mount Vernon to Carthage is 436 miles. It takes approximately 7h 29m to drive from Mount Vernon to Carthage.

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United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from St. Louis Airport to Jackson/Vicksburg Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Carthage. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Mount Vernon to Carthage.
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  • Distance: 389.8 miles
  • Duration: 12h 33m

What companies run services between Mount Vernon, IL, USA and Carthage, Leake County, MS, USA?

There is no direct connection from Mount Vernon to Carthage. However, you can take the taxi to Centralia Amtrak Station, take the train to Jackson, then take the drive to Carthage. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Mt Vernon, take the bus to Birmingham, take the bus to Union Station, take the line 1 bus to Briarwood @ Hampton Inn, then take the drive to Carthage.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to Jackson/Vicksburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to Jackson/Vicksburg via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Evansville to Jackson/Vicksburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from Evansville to Jackson/Vicksburg via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from Evansville to Jackson/Vicksburg via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,600
Flights from Evansville to Jackson/Vicksburg via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 13m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,600
Flights from Evansville to Jackson/Vicksburg via Charlotte, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from St. Louis to Jackson/Vicksburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Evansville to Jackson/Vicksburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,200
Flights from Evansville to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Jackson/Vicksburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from St. Louis to Jackson/Vicksburg via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from St. Louis to Jackson/Vicksburg via Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Centralia Amtrak Station to Jackson
Ave. Duration
10h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Seat
$120 - $170
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 Mt Vernon to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $120
Bus from Birmingham to Jackson
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $75
Bus from Mt Vernon to St Louis
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Mt Vernon to Evansville
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$30 - $50

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