There are 4 ways to get from St. Louis to Cedar Falls by plane, bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Waterloo (ALO) STL - ALO

$217 - $1,021

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL to Waterloo, IA 1486

$114 - $223

2 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, MO to Burlington, IA
  2. Take the bus from Burlington, IA to Cedar Rapids, IA
  3. Take the bus from Cedar Rapids,IA to Waterloo, IA

$122 - $213

Drive  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Drive from St. Louis to Cedar Falls 348.5 miles

$30 - $50

What companies run services between St. Louis, MO, USA and Cedar Falls, IA, USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from St. Louis to Cedar Falls every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St. Louis to Cedar Falls via Burlington, IA, Cedar Rapids, IA, Cedar Rapids,IA, and Waterloo, IA in around 10 h 10 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to Waterloo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 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
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from St Louis, MO to Burlington, IA
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Burlington, IA to Cedar Rapids, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Cedar Rapids,IA to Waterloo, IA
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL to Waterloo, IA
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from St. Louis to Cedar Falls?

The distance between St. Louis and Cedar Falls is 473 km. The road distance is 558 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from St. Louis to Cedar Falls?

The cheapest way to get from St. Louis to Cedar Falls is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 22 min.

What is the fastest way to get from St. Louis to Cedar Falls?

The quickest way to get from St. Louis to Cedar Falls is to fly which takes 5 h 2 min and costs $210 - $1,100.

How long does it take to get from St. Louis to Cedar Falls?

It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from St. Louis to Cedar Falls, including transfers.