There are 4 ways to get from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Carbondale by plane, bus, night bus or car
Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.
Fly • 1 h 3 min
$59 - $117
3 alternative options
Amtrak Thruway • 3 h 31 min
Night bus • 3 h 31 min
Drive • 2 h 20 min
$11 - $17
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Carbondale is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 20 min.
The quickest way to get from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Carbondale is to fly which costs $55 - $120 and takes 1 h 3 min.
The distance between St. Louis Airport (STL) and Carbondale is 94 miles. The road distance is 117 miles.
The best way to get from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Carbondale without a car is to Amtrak Thruway which takes 3 h 31 min and costs .
It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to get from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Carbondale, including transfers.
The best way to get from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Carbondale is to fly which takes 1 h 3 min and costs $55 - $120. Alternatively, you can Amtrak Thruway, which costs and takes 3 h 31 min.
The quickest flight from St. Louis Airport to Marion Airport is the direct flight which takes 48 min.
Yes, the driving distance between St. Louis Airport (STL) to Carbondale is 117 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to drive from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Carbondale.
Cape Air offers flights from St. Louis Airport to Marion Airport.
There are 27+ hotels available in Carbondale. Prices start at $50 USD per night.
What companies run services between St. Louis Airport (STL), USA and Carbondale, IL, USA?
Cape Air flies from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Carbondale 5 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a bus from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Carbondale twice daily, and the journey takes 2 h.
Flights from St. Louis to Marion
- Ave. Duration
- 48 min
- Every day
- Estimated price
- $29 - $100
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.
Bus from St. Louis, MO - Amtrak to Carbondale,IL - Amtrak
- Ave. Duration
- 2 h
- Twice daily
Night bus from St. Louis Gateway Station to Carbondale Amtrak
- Ave. Duration
- 2 h
- Once daily
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