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

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Train  •  4 h 49 min

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

$45 - $120

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Bus  •  6 h 34 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 53 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

$158 - $356

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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 Grand At 12Th Southbound and On Grand At Pershing Farside Northbound. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 34 min.

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

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The distance between St. Louis and Lee's Summit is 228 miles. The road distance is 245.7 miles.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to Lee's Summit without a car is to train which takes 4 h 49 min and costs .

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

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St. Louis to Lee's Summit bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from St Louis, Mo station.

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St. Louis to Lee's Summit train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at St. Louis Gateway Station.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to Lee's Summit is to train which takes 4 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 34 min.

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The quickest flight from St. Louis Airport to Kansas City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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St. Louis to Lee's Summit bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Kansas City, Mo station.

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  • Distance: 227.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

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

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station 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

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 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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St. Louis to Lee's Summit train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Lees Summit Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St. Louis to Lee's Summit is 246 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to drive from St. Louis to Lee's Summit.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from St. Louis Airport to Kansas City Airport.

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There are 75+ hotels available in Lee's Summit. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to St. Louis Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs .

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