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

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Fly  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Omaha (OMA) to St. Louis (STL) OMA - STL

$174 - $804

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the night bus from Omaha, NE to Kansas City, MO 706
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo 1682 / ...

$68 - $123

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Bus, train  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Kansas City, MO 501
  2. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Missouri River Runner

$97 - $193

Bus  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Burlington, IL 1402
  2. Take the bus from Burlington, IA to St Louis, MO 1490

$91 - $166

Bus via Mt. Pleasant, IL  •  13 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Mt. Pleasant, IL 1402
  2. Take the bus from Mt. Pleasant, IA to St Louis, MO 1490

$93 - $167

Train  •  16 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Omaha Amtrak to Chicago Union Station California Zephyr
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Louis Gateway Station Lincoln Service / ...

$126 - $334

Drive  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Omaha to St. Louis 434.2 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Omaha to St. Louis is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Omaha to St. Louis is to fly which costs $170 - $850 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Omaha to St. Louis. However, there are services departing from Omaha, NE and arriving at St Louis, Mo via Kansas City, Mo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Omaha to St. Louis station. However, there are services departing from Omaha Amtrak and arriving at St. Louis Gateway Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 6 min.

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The distance between Omaha and St. Louis is 356 miles. The road distance is 434.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Omaha to St. Louis without a car is to night bus and bus which takes 7 h 59 min and costs $65 - $130.

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It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to get from Omaha to St. Louis, including transfers.

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Omaha to St. Louis bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Omaha, NE station.

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Omaha to St. Louis train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Omaha Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Omaha to St. Louis is to fly which takes 2 h 52 min and costs $170 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $170 and takes 11 h 20 min, you could also train, which costs $120 - $340 and takes 16 h 6 min.

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Map of how to get from Omaha to St. Louis.
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  • Distance: 356.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 52 min

What companies run services between Omaha, NE, USA and St. Louis, MO, USA?

Southwest Airlines flies from Omaha to St. Louis 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Omaha to St. Louis via Burlington, IL and Burlington, IA in around 11 h 20 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Omaha to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
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 Kansas City Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Omaha Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Train from Chicago Union Station to St. Louis Gateway Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Night bus from Omaha, NE to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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 St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Burlington, IL
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Burlington, IA to St Louis, MO
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Mt. Pleasant, IL
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Mt. Pleasant, IA to St Louis, MO
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com

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The quickest flight from Omaha Airport to St. Louis Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Omaha to St. Louis is 434 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 10 min to drive from Omaha to St. Louis.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Omaha Airport to St. Louis Airport.

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There are 198+ hotels available in St. Louis. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Omaha to Omaha Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs $2.

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