There are 5 ways to get from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Alton by train, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from LAMBERT MAIN TRML station to CIVIC CENTER station Mlr
  2. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Alton Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...

$38 - $60

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Towncar  •  28 min

  1. Take a town car from St. Louis Airport to Alton 22.5 miles

$16 - $180

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Alton 22.5 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Alton 22.5 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  28 min

  1. Take an Uber from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Alton 22.5 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Alton is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Alton is to taxi which costs $60 - $75 and takes 28 min.

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The distance between St. Louis Airport (STL) and Alton is 14 miles. The road distance is 22.5 miles.

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The best way to get from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Alton without a car is to train which takes 2 h 23 min and costs $35 - $60.

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It takes approximately 2 h 23 min to get from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Alton, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between St. Louis Airport (STL) to Alton is 22 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Alton.

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There are 47+ hotels available in Alton. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Alton.
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  • Distance: 14.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 23 min

What companies run services between St. Louis Airport (STL), USA and Alton, IL, USA?

You can take a train from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Alton via CIVIC CENTER station, St. Louis Gateway Station, and Alton Amtrak in around 2 h 23 min.

Train operators
Metro St. Louis
Phone
+1 314-982-1400
Website
metrostlouis.org
Train from LAMBERT MAIN TRML station to CIVIC CENTER station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
metrostlouis.org
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Alton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Other operators
Uber St Louis
Website
uber.com
Towncar from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Alton
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$35 - $50
UberXL
$50 - $70
Select
$65 - $95
Black
$110 - $130
Taxi from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Alton
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Harris Cab
Phone
+1 314-535-5087
Website
facebook.com
St. Louis American Cab Company
Phone
+1 314-531-8766
Jayride
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from St. Louis Airport to Alton
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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