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

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Recommended option

Fly from Newark  •  4h 49m

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

$114 - $254

Cheapest option

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to St. Louis (STL) PHL - STL

$98 - $271

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Fly from New York La Guardia  •  5h 9m

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

$128 - $253

Fly from New York JFK  •  7h 8m

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

$136 - $258

Bus  •  23h

  1. Take the bus from New York to St Louis "Greyhound"

$100 - $140

Train  •  25h 40m

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

$138 - $196

Drive  •  16h 8m

  1. Drive from New York to St Louis 955.4 miles

$90 - $140

New York to St Louis by bus

The bus journey time between New York and St Louis is around 24h and covers a distance of around 1016 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 23h. Services are operated by Greyhound USA. Typically 14 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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New York to St Louis bus schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in St Louis is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in St Louis is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 4 May 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from New York to St Louis is to drive, which costs $90 - $140 and takes 16h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to St Louis is to fly which costs $110 - $260 and takes 4h 49m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York and arriving at St Louis. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23h.

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No, there is no direct train from New York to St Louis. However, there are services departing from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arriving at St. Louis 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 955.4 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to St Louis without a car is to bus which takes 23h and costs $100 - $140.

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It takes approximately 4h 49m 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 station.

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

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The best way to get from New York to St Louis is to fly which takes 4h 49m and costs $110 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $140 and takes 23h, 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 49m

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

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from New York to St Louis hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from New York to St Louis twice daily. Tickets cost $100 - $140 and the journey takes 23h.

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 New York JFK to St. Louis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $290
Flights from New York JFK to St. Louis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $290
Flights from New York JFK to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $290
Flights from New York JFK to St. Louis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $290
Flights from New York JFK to St. Louis via Miami
Ave. Duration
9h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $290
Flights from New York JFK to St. Louis via Richmond, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $290
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
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 New York JFK to St. Louis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to St. Louis via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to St. Louis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $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
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 Philadelphia to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
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
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 New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
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 to St Louis
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $140
Flexible
$140 - $210

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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 York to St Louis bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at St Louis station.

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St Louis is 1h behind New York. It is currently 6:23 AM in New York and 5:23 AM in St Louis.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to St Louis is 955 miles. It takes approximately 16h 8m to drive from New York to St Louis.

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

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