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

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

Train  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Missouri River Runner

$30 - $75

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 28 min

  1. 7920

$33 - $67

Drive  •  2 h 23 min

  1. 133.5 miles

$13 - $19

Shuttle  •  3 h 21 min

$112 - $142

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

Amtrak operates a train from St. Louis to Jefferson City 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 21 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from St. Louis to Jefferson City every 4 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Jefferson City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Jefferson City, Mo
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between St. Louis and Jefferson City is 172 km. The road distance is 214 km.

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

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

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

The train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Jefferson City Amtrak takes 2 h 21 min including transfers and departs four times a day.