There are 7 ways to get from St. Louis to New York by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly to New York La Guardia  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) STL - LGA

$148 - $362

Cheapest option

Bus  •  22 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to New York, Ny 1682 / ...

$90 - $240

5 alternative options

Fly to Newark  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Newark (EWR) STL - EWR

$158 - $452

Fly to New York JFK  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to New York JFK (JFK) STL - JFK

$160 - $372

Fly to Philadelphia, train  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Philadelphia (PHL) STL - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station

$244 - $610

Train  •  26 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Chicago Union Station Lincoln Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to New York Penn Station Lake Shore Limited

$171 - $498

Drive  •  16 h 10 min

  1. Drive from St. Louis to New York 958.6 miles

$90 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from St. Louis to New York is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 16 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from St. Louis to New York is to fly which costs $150 - $460 and takes 4 h 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from St Louis, Mo and arriving at New York, Ny. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from St. Louis station to New York station. However, there are services departing from St. Louis Gateway Station and arriving at New York Penn Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 33 min.

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The distance between St. Louis and New York is 877 miles. The road distance is 958.6 miles.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to New York without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 35 min and costs $90 - $240.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from St. Louis to New York, including transfers.

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St. Louis to New York bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from St Louis, Mo station.

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Map of how to get from St. Louis to New York.
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  • Distance: 877.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

What companies run services between St. Louis, MO, USA and New York, NY, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from St. Louis to New York hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from St. Louis to New York hourly. Tickets cost $90 - $240 and the journey takes 22 h 35 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from St. Louis to New York La Guardia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from St. Louis to Newark
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from St. Louis to Newark via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from St. Louis to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to Philadelphia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from St. Louis to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from St. Louis to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from St. Louis to New York JFK via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from St. Louis to New York JFK via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from St. Louis to New York JFK via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from St. Louis to New York JFK via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from St. Louis to New York JFK via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from St. Louis to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from St. Louis to New York JFK via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from St. Louis to New York JFK via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from St. Louis to New York JFK via Miami
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from St. Louis to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from St. Louis to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from St. Louis to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from St. Louis to Newark
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from St. Louis to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from St. Louis to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from St Louis, Mo to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
22 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240

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