There are 6 ways to get from Raleigh to St. Louis by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to St. Louis (STL) RDU - STL

$144 - $425

Cheapest option

Bus  •  22 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Atlanta, Ga 1081
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to St Louis, Mo 4700

$96 - $251

4 alternative options

Bus via Columbus, Oh  •  23 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Columbus, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to St Louis, Mo

$96 - $258

Train  •  31 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak

$203 - $575

Train via Alexandria Amtrak  •  36 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak

$222 - $612

Drive  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Raleigh to St. Louis 829.9 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to St. Louis is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 13 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to St. Louis is to fly which takes 4 h 11 min and costs $140 - $430.

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The distance between Raleigh and St. Louis is 1071 km. The road distance is 1328 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Raleigh to St. Louis, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Raleigh to St. Louis. However, there are services departing from GoRaleigh Station and arriving at St Louis, Mo via Raleigh, Nc and Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Raleigh to St. Louis. However, there are services departing from Raleigh Amtrak and arriving at St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak via Washington Union Station Amtrak and Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 3 min.

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What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and St. Louis, MO, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Raleigh to St. Louis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Raleigh to St. Louis via Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd, Raleigh, Nc, and Atlanta, Ga in around 22 h 52 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to St. Louis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to St. Louis via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to St. Louis via Covington
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to St. Louis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to St. Louis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak
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
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $330
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
23 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Durham, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from Columbus, Oh to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110

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