There are 7 ways to get from New York to St. Louis by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from New York La Guardia  •  4h 58m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to St. Louis (STL) LGA - STL

$108 - $303

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Bus  •  25h 5m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis 1683 / ...

$100 - $150

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Fly from Newark  •  4h 53m

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

$119 - $264

Fly from New York JFK  •  6h 41m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to St. Louis (STL) JFK - STL

$116 - $408

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to St. Louis (STL) PHL - STL

$168 - $691

Train  •  25h 40m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Louis Gateway Station Lincoln Service / ...

$138 - $196

Drive  •  16h 9m

  1. Drive from New York to St. Louis 956.1 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from New York to St. Louis is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 16h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to St. Louis is to fly which costs $110 - $270 and takes 4h 53m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to St. Louis station. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at St. Louis Gateway Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 40m.

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The distance between New York and St. Louis is 877 miles. The road distance is 956.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to St. Louis without a car is to bus which takes 25h 5m and costs $100 - $150.

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It takes approximately 4h 58m to get from New York to St. Louis, including transfers.

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New York to St. Louis bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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New York to St. Louis train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to St. Louis is to fly which takes 4h 58m and costs $100 - $310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $150 and takes 25h 5m, you could also train, which costs $130 - $200 and takes 25h 40m.

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Map of how to get from New York to St. Louis.
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  • Distance: 877.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 58m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and St. Louis, MO, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from New York to St. Louis hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from New York, Ny to Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis 5 times a day. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 25h 5m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Newark to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Flights from Newark to St. Louis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to St. Louis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to St. Louis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to St. Louis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to St. Louis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to St. Louis via Miami
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Philadelphia to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Newark to St. Louis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to St. Louis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to St. Louis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to St. Louis via Covington
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to St. Louis via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to St. Louis via Covington
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from New York La Guardia to St. Louis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Philadelphia to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to St. Louis via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Flights from Newark to St. Louis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to St. Louis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$405
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 New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
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 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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
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 New York, Ny to Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis
Ave. Duration
25h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $150
Flexible
$150 - $220

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to St. Louis Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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

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St. Louis is 1h behind New York. It is currently 12:25 PM in New York and 11:25 AM in St. Louis.

New York to St. Louis train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at St. Louis Gateway Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to St. Louis is 956 miles. It takes approximately 16h 9m to drive from New York to St. Louis.

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American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to St. Louis Airport.

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Book your New York to St. Louis train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your New York to St. Louis bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 310+ hotels available in St. Louis. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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