There are 6 ways to get from St. Louis to Dubuque by plane, train, 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  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Dubuque (DBQ) STL - DBQ

$222 - $1,042

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  11 h 16 min

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

$86 - $183

4 alternative options

Train, bus via Cumberland  •  11 h 15 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 Dubuque, IA 1486

$88 - $188

Bus via Burlington, IA  •  11 h 50 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 Dubuque, IA

$110 - $203

Bus  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, MO to Cedar Rapids 1490
  2. Take the bus from Cedar Rapids to Dubuque, IA 1486

$90 - $148

Drive  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Drive from St. Louis to Dubuque 337.8 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from St. Louis to Dubuque is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from St. Louis to Dubuque is to fly which costs $220 - $1,100 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The distance between St. Louis and Dubuque is 270 miles. The road distance is 337.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from St. Louis to Dubuque, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from St. Louis to Dubuque. However, there are services departing from St Louis, MO and arriving at Dubuque, IA via Burlington, IA and Cedar Rapids,IA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 50 min.

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

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from St. Louis to Dubuque every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St. Louis to Dubuque via Burlington, IA, Cedar Rapids, IA, and Cedar Rapids,IA in around 11 h 50 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to Dubuque via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
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 Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL to Dubuque, IA
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Dubuque, IA
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
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 Dubuque, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from St Louis, MO to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Cedar Rapids to Dubuque, IA
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com

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