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There are 4 ways to get from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Jefferson City by train, bus, car or shuttle

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Train  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Jefferson City Amtrak Station Missouri River Runner

$32 - $78

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Jefferson City, Mo 7920

$41 - $88

Drive  •  2h 9m

  1. Drive from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Jefferson City 120 miles

$11 - $17

Shuttle  •  2h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Lamber-St Louis International Airport to Jefferson City, Missouri

$110 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Jefferson City is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Jefferson City is to shuttle which costs $110 - $140 and takes 2h.

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No, there is no direct train from St. Louis Airport (STL) station to Jefferson City station. However, there are services departing from LAMBERT MAIN TRML station and arriving at Jefferson City Amtrak Station via St. Louis Gateway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 52m.

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The distance between St. Louis Airport (STL) and Jefferson City is 99 miles. The road distance is 120 miles.

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The best way to get from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Jefferson City without a car is to train which takes 3h 52m and costs $30 - $80.

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It takes approximately 3h 52m to get from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Jefferson City, including transfers.

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St. Louis Airport (STL) to Jefferson City train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at St. Louis Gateway Station.

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The best way to get from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Jefferson City is to train which takes 3h 52m and costs $30 - $80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $90 and takes 4h 57m.

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St. Louis Airport (STL) to Jefferson City train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Jefferson City Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St. Louis Airport (STL) to Jefferson City is 120 miles. It takes approximately 2h 9m to drive from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Jefferson City.

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Map of how to get from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Jefferson City.
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  • Distance: 98.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 52m

What companies run services between St. Louis Airport (STL), USA and Jefferson City, MO, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Jefferson City twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2h 21m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from St. Louis Airport (STL) to Jefferson City once daily. Tickets cost $23 - $60 and the journey takes 3h 25m.

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 St. Louis Gateway Station to Jefferson City Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Jefferson City, Mo
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
USA Express
Website
usaxonline.com
Shuttle from Lamber-St Louis International Airport to Jefferson City, Missouri
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Schedules at
usaxonline.com

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There are 11+ hotels available in Jefferson City. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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