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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Joplin, Mo 1333 / ...

$59 - $118

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Drive from St. Louis to Joplin 289.6 miles

$28 - $45

Fly to Joplin  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Joplin (JLN) STL - JLN

$276 - $1,218

Fly to Tulsa, bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Tulsa (TUL) STL - TUL
  2. Take the bus from Tulsa, Ok to Joplin, Mo

$218 - $840

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The cheapest way to get from St. Louis to Joplin is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from St. Louis to Joplin is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The distance between St. Louis and Joplin is 260 miles. The road distance is 289.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 38 min to get from St. Louis to Joplin, including transfers.

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from St. Louis to Joplin every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $35 - $95 and the journey takes 6 h 25 min. Alternatively, American Airlines flies from St. Louis to Joplin every 4 hours.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Tulsa
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to Joplin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from St. Louis to Joplin via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
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 St Louis, Mo to Joplin, Mo
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Tulsa, Ok to Joplin, Mo
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40

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