There are 6 ways to get from St. Louis to Cincinnati by plane, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Covington  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Covington (CVG) STL - CVG

$124 - $364

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Dayton Trotwood, Oh 1682 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh 1105 / ...

$50 - $117

4 alternative options

Fly to Dayton, bus  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Dayton (DAY) STL - DAY
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh

$178 - $808

Fly to Columbus, bus  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Columbus (CMH) STL - CMH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh

$130 - $318

Bus via Champaign, IL  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Champaign, Il
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, IL to Indianapolis, IN
  3. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to University of Cincinnati

$70 - $139

Drive  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Drive from St. Louis to Cincinnati 348.2 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from St. Louis to Cincinnati is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from St. Louis to Cincinnati is to fly which costs $120 - $370 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The distance between St. Louis and Cincinnati is 309 miles. The road distance is 348.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from St. Louis to Cincinnati, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from St. Louis to Cincinnati. However, there are services departing from St Louis, Mo and arriving at Cincinnati, Oh via Dayton Trotwood, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 26 min.

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

Delta, GoJet Airlines and Southwest Airlines fly from St. Louis to Cincinnati 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St. Louis to Cincinnati via Dayton Trotwood, Oh in around 8 h 26 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from St. Louis to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Covington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from St. Louis to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from St. Louis to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from St. Louis to Columbus via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
GoJet Airlines
Website
gojetairlines.com
Flights from St. Louis to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
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