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There are 10 ways to get from New Jersey to Missouri by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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Fly Newark to St. Louis  •  4h 52m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to St. Louis (STL) EWR - STL

$101 - $239

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Fly Newark to Kansas City  •  6h

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Kansas City (MCI) EWR - MCI

$68 - $276

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Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to St. Louis, line 34 bus  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 9th Street
  2. Take the subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to St. Louis (STL) LGA - STL
  4. Take the line 34 bus from North Hanley Transit Center to 4375 Rider Trail North Sb

$133 - $258

Train to Philadelphia, fly to St. Louis  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to St. Louis (STL) PHL - STL

$78 - $254

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Kansas City  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 9th Street
  2. Take the subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Kansas City (MCI) LGA - MCI

$85 - $285

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Kansas City  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Kansas City (MCI) PHL - MCI

$90 - $341

Train, bus  •  29h 36m

  1. Take the train from Newark to Philadelphia Acela / ...
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia to Kansas City "Greyhound"

$141 - $244

Bus  •  30h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Newark to Kansas City "Greyhound"

$120 - $180

Train  •  33h 52m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Louis
  3. Take the train from St. Louis to Kansas City

$196 - $315

Drive  •  19h 57m

  1. Drive from Newark to Kansas City 1186.8 miles

$110 - $170

New Jersey to Missouri by bus

The bus journey time between New Jersey and Missouri is around 30h 20m and covers a distance of around 1290 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 30h 20m. Operated by Greyhound USA, the New Jersey to Missouri bus service departs from Newark and arrives in Kansas City. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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The cost-effective way to get from New Jersey to Missouri is to train and fly, which costs $90 - $350 and takes 6h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Missouri is to fly which costs $100 - $240 and takes 4h 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newark and arriving at Kansas City. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from New Jersey to Missouri. However, there are services departing from Newark and arriving at Metro Center On Main At 12Th St Ns via New York Moynihan Train Hall, Chicago Union Station, St. Louis and Union Station On Main At Pershing Sb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 52m.

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The distance between New Jersey and Missouri is 977 miles. The road distance is 1186.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Missouri without a car is to train and bus which takes 29h 36m and costs $140 - $250.

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It takes approximately 4h 52m to get from New Jersey to Missouri, including transfers.

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New Jersey to Missouri bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Newark station.

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New Jersey to Missouri train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Missouri is to fly which takes 4h 52m and costs $100 - $240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $180 and takes 30h 20m, you could also train, which costs $190 - $320 and takes 33h 52m.

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  • Distance: 977.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 52m

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Missouri, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Elizabeth to Saint Charles hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Newark to Kansas City once daily. Tickets cost $120 - $180 and the journey takes 30h 20m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to St. Louis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $390
Flights from New York La Guardia to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $370
Flights from New York La Guardia to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $370
Flights from New York La Guardia to St. Louis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $370
Flights from Newark to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Flights from Newark to Kansas City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Flights from Philadelphia to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to St. Louis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from New York La Guardia to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Philadelphia to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Kansas City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to St. Louis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Newark to St. Louis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Newark to St. Louis via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from New York La Guardia to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from New York La Guardia to St. Louis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Newark to Kansas City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Newark to Kansas City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Newark to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Philadelphia to St. Louis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $450
Flights from Philadelphia to St. Louis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from New York La Guardia to Kansas City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Philadelphia to Kansas City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Flights from New York La Guardia to St. Louis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Flights from New York La Guardia to St. Louis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Flights from New York La Guardia to St. Louis via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Flights from Philadelphia to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Philadelphia to St. Louis via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Philadelphia to St. Louis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from New York La Guardia to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Kansas City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Flights from New York La Guardia to Kansas City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Flights from New York La Guardia to Kansas City via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Flights from New York La Guardia to Kansas City via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Philadelphia to Kansas City via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Philadelphia to Kansas City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $290
Flights from Newark to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $290
Flights from Newark to St. Louis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $290
Flights from Newark to St. Louis via Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $290
Flights from New York La Guardia to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $440
Flights from Newark to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $290
Flights from Newark to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $290
Flights from Newark to Kansas City via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $290
Flights from Philadelphia to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Philadelphia to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Kansas City via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Kansas City via Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Train operators
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Journal Square to 9th Street
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Train from Newark to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $120
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Newark to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $290
Business Seat
$210 - $300
Train from Chicago Union Station to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from St. Louis to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$70 - $100
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from Trenton to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
septa.org
Bus operators
Metro St. Louis
Phone
+1 314-982-1400
Website
metrostlouis.org
Bus from North Hanley Transit Center to 4375 Rider Trail North Sb
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metrostlouis.org
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 Philadelphia to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
27h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $160
Flexible
$170 - $250
Bus from Newark to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
30h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $180
Flexible
$180 - $260

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to St. Louis Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 36m.

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New Jersey to Missouri bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Kansas City station.

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Missouri is 1h behind New Jersey. It is currently 8:34 PM in New Jersey and 7:34 PM in Missouri.

New Jersey to Missouri train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Kansas City station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Missouri is 1187 miles. It takes approximately 19h 57m to drive from New Jersey to Missouri.

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American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to St. Louis Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Missouri. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Newark Airport is to line 62 bus which takes 14 min and costs $1 - $4.

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