There are 4 ways to get from St. Louis to Cincinnati by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 41 min

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

$124 - $364

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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

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Bus via Social Security Office *ON REQUEST*  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Terre Haute, In
  2. Take the bus from Terre Haute, IN to Indianapolis, IN
  3. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Cincinnati, OH

$60 - $116

Drive  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Drive from St. Louis to Cincinnati 348.2 miles

$30 - $50

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

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The best way to get from St. Louis to Cincinnati without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from St. Louis to Cincinnati, including transfers.

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St. Louis to Cincinnati bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from St Louis, Mo station.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to Cincinnati is to fly which takes 3 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from St. Louis Airport to Covington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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St. Louis to Cincinnati bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Cincinnati, Oh station.

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Cincinnati is 1 h ahead of St. Louis. It is currently 4:57 AM in St. Louis and 5:57 AM in Cincinnati.

Yes, the driving distance between St. Louis to Cincinnati is 348 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to drive from St. Louis to Cincinnati.

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  • Distance: 309.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 41 min

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 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $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
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Covington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
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 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 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 St Louis, Mo to Terre Haute, In
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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GoJet Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from St. Louis Airport to Covington Airport.

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Book your St. Louis to Cincinnati bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 179+ hotels available in Cincinnati. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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

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