There are 5 ways to get from St. Louis to Marion by bus, night bus, car or plane

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Amtrak Thruway  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from St. Louis, MO - Amtrak to Carbondale,IL - Amtrak 8359

$8 - $18

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Night bus, bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the night bus from St. Louis Gateway Station to Carbondale Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the bus from Carbondale Amtrak to Marion, IL

$4

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Night bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the night bus from St Louis, Mo to Marion, Il 4711

$17 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from St. Louis to Marion 119.5 miles

$11 - $17

Fly  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Marion (MWA) STL - MWA

$48 - $98

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from St Louis, Mo and arriving at Marion, Il. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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The distance between St. Louis and Marion is 93 miles. The road distance is 119.5 miles.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to Marion without a car is to Amtrak Thruway which takes 3 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from St. Louis to Marion, including transfers.

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St. Louis to Marion bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from St. Louis, MO - Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to Marion is to Amtrak Thruway which takes 3 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 2 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from St. Louis Airport to Marion Airport is the direct flight which takes 48 min.

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St. Louis to Marion bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Carbondale,IL - Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St. Louis to Marion is 120 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to drive from St. Louis to Marion.

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Cape Air offers flights from St. Louis Airport to Marion Airport.

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  • Distance: 93 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 7 min

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

Amtrak operates a bus from St. Louis to Marion twice daily, and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, Cape Air flies from St. Louis to Marion 5 times a day.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from St. Louis to Marion
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $100
Bus 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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from St. Louis, MO - Amtrak to Carbondale,IL - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from St. Louis Gateway Station to Carbondale Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
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
Night bus from St Louis, Mo to Marion, Il
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Rides Mass Transit District (RMTD)
Phone
+1 618-253-8761
Email
carletta.hanks@ridesmtd.com
Website
ridesmtd.com
Bus from Carbondale Amtrak to Marion, IL
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
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There are 27+ hotels available in Marion. Prices start at $50 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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