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There are 5 ways to get from St. Louis to Branson by bus, taxi, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, taxi  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Springfield, Mo 1333 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Springfield, Mo to Branson

$108 - $172

Cheapest option

Fly to Fort Leonard Wood, drive  •  4h 40m

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Fort Leonard Wood (TBN) STL - TBN
  2. Drive from Fort Leonard Wood to Branson

$90 - $142

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4h 11m

  1. Drive from St. Louis to Branson 253.7 miles

$24 - $40

Fly to Springfield, taxi  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Springfield (SGF) STL - SGF
  2. Take a taxi from Springfield to Branson

$322 - $1,222

Fly to Little Rock, bus  •  8h 29m

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Little Rock (LIT) STL - LIT
  2. Take the bus from Little Rock, AR to Branson / Hollister, MO

$262 - $1,070

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The cheapest way to get from St. Louis to Branson is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from St. Louis to Branson is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4h 11m.

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The distance between St. Louis and Branson is 216 miles. The road distance is 253.7 miles.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to Branson without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 5h 10m and costs $100 - $180.

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It takes approximately 5h 10m to get from St. Louis to Branson, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from St. Louis Airport to Fort Leonard Wood Airport is the direct flight which takes 54m.

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Yes, the driving distance between St. Louis to Branson is 254 miles. It takes approximately 4h 11m to drive from St. Louis to Branson.

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Cape Air offers flights from St. Louis Airport to Fort Leonard Wood Airport.

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There are 338+ hotels available in Branson. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to St. Louis Airport is to train which takes 31m and costs $3.

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Map of how to get from St. Louis to Branson.
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  • Distance: 215.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 10m

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

There is no direct connection from St. Louis to Branson. However, you can take the bus to Springfield, Mo then take the taxi to Branson. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Branson.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to Fort Leonard Wood
Ave. Duration
54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Flights from St. Louis to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from St. Louis to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from St. Louis to Springfield via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from St. Louis to Fort Leonard Wood
Ave. Duration
54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $160
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from St. Louis to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from St. Louis to Springfield via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from St. Louis to Springfield via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from St. Louis to Springfield via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Little Rock
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Springfield, Mo
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Little Rock, AR to Branson / Hollister, MO
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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Other operators
Taxi from Springfield, Mo to Branson
Ave. Duration
45m
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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