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There are 6 ways to get from St Louis to Marion by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  9h 38m

  1. Take the train from St. Louis to Bloomington-Normal
  2. Take the bus from Bloomington Normal, Il to Davenport, Ia
  3. Take the bus from Davenport, Ia to Cedar Rapids, Ia

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Bus  •  12h 49m

  1. Take the bus from St Louis Lambert Fld to Cedar Rapids, Ia Btw1490

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Train, bus, drive  •  9h 37m

  1. Take the train from St. Louis to Bloomington-Normal
  2. Take the bus from Bloomington Normal, Il to Davenport, Ia
  3. Drive from West Walmart to Marion

Drive  •  5h 27m

  1. Drive from St Louis to Marion 291.8 miles

Fly to Cedar Rapids  •  7h 55m

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Cedar Rapids (CID) STL - CID

Fly to Burlington, bus  •  8h 8m

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Burlington (BRL) STL - BRL
  2. Take the bus from Burlington, Ia to Cedar Rapids, Ia
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The cheapest way to get from St Louis to Marion is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5h 27m.

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The fastest way to get from St Louis to Marion is to drive which takes 5h 27m and costs $28 - $45.

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The distance between St Louis and Marion is 248 miles. The road distance is 291.8 miles.

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The best way to get from St Louis to Marion without a car is to train and bus which takes 9h 38m and costs $110 - $160.

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It takes approximately 9h 38m to get from St Louis to Marion, including transfers.

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The best way to get from St Louis to Marion is to bus which takes 12h 49m and costs $60 - $90. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $220 - $700 and takes 7h 55m.

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There is no direct flight from St. Louis Airport to Cedar Rapids Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 38m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Louis to Marion is 292 miles. It takes approximately 5h 27m to drive from St Louis to Marion.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from St. Louis Airport to Cedar Rapids Airport.

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There are 42+ hotels available in Marion. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from St Louis to Marion.
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  • Distance: 248.1 miles
  • Duration: 9h 38m

What companies run services between St Louis, MO, USA and Marion, IA, USA?

Burlington Trailways operates a bus from St Louis Lambert Fld to Cedar Rapids, Ia once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 8h 45m. Alternatively, American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from St Louis to Marion hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from St. Louis to Cedar Rapids via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from St. Louis to Cedar Rapids via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from St. Louis to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from St. Louis to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from St. Louis to Cedar Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from St. Louis to Cedar Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from St. Louis to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from St. Louis to Cedar Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Air Choice One
Website
airchoiceone.com
Flights from St. Louis to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from St. Louis to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis to Bloomington-Normal
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Phone
1(800) 992-4618
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Bloomington Normal, Il to Davenport, Ia
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Davenport, Ia to Cedar Rapids, Ia
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from St Louis Lambert Fld to Cedar Rapids, Ia
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Burlington, Ia to Cedar Rapids, Ia
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com

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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 $3.

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