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There are 4 ways to get from St. Louis to Jefferson City by train, bus, car or shuttle

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Train  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Jefferson City Amtrak Station Missouri River Runner

$30 - $75

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Jefferson City, Mo 7920

$33 - $67

Drive  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Drive from St. Louis to Jefferson City 133.5 miles

$13 - $19

Shuttle  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Lamber-St Louis International Airport to Jefferson City, Missouri

$112 - $142

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The cheapest way to get from St. Louis to Jefferson City is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from St. Louis to Jefferson City is to train which costs $30 - $75 and takes 2 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from St. Louis Gateway Station station and arriving at Jefferson City Amtrak Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 21 min.

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The distance between St. Louis and Jefferson City is 107 miles. The road distance is 133.5 miles.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to Jefferson City without a car is to train which takes 2 h 21 min and costs $30 - $75.

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The train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Jefferson City Amtrak Station takes 2 h 21 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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St. Louis to Jefferson City train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at St. Louis Gateway Station.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to Jefferson City is to train which takes 2 h 21 min and costs $30 - $75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $70 and takes 3 h 28 min.

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St. Louis to Jefferson City train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Jefferson City Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St. Louis to Jefferson City is 134 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 23 min to drive from St. Louis to Jefferson City.

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  • Distance: 107.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 21 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from St. Louis to Jefferson City twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 21 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from St. Louis to Jefferson City once daily. Tickets cost $23 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Jefferson City Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
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 Jefferson City, Mo
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
USA Express
Website
usaxonline.com
Shuttle from Lamber-St Louis International Airport to Jefferson City, Missouri
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Schedules at
usaxonline.com

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