There are 4 ways to get from St. Louis to Lee's Summit by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Lees Summit Amtrak Missouri River Runner

$45 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo 1683 / ...

$35 - $74

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Drive from St. Louis to Lee's Summit 245.7 miles

$24 - $35

Fly, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Kansas City (MCI) STL - MCI
  2. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to Lees Summit Amtrak

$157 - $356

What companies run services between St. Louis, MO, USA and Lee's Summit, MO, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from St. Louis to Lee's Summit twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 4 h 49 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from St. Louis to Lee's Summit hourly. Tickets cost $29 - $70 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Lees Summit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to Lees Summit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Room
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from St. Louis to Lee's Summit?

The distance between St. Louis and Lee's Summit is 364 km. The road distance is 393 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from St. Louis to Lee's Summit?

The cheapest way to get from St. Louis to Lee's Summit is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4 h 7 min.

What is the fastest way to get from St. Louis to Lee's Summit?

The quickest way to get from St. Louis to Lee's Summit is to drive which takes 4 h 7 min and costs $24 - $35.

Is there a direct train between St. Louis and Lee's Summit?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak and arriving at Lees Summit Amtrak. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 49 min.

Is there a direct bus between St. Louis and Lee's Summit?

No, there is no direct bus from St. Louis to Lee's Summit. However, there are services departing from St Louis, Mo and arriving at On 350 Hwy And Chipman Southbound via On Troost Between 11Th & 12Th Northbound Midblock, On 10Th At Walnut Eastbound Nearside and On Grand At Pershing Farside Northbound. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 41 min.

How long does it take to get from St. Louis to Lee's Summit?

The train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Lees Summit Amtrak takes 4 h 49 min including transfers and departs twice daily.