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

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Train, bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station Lincoln Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Uptown Station to Peoria Southbound / ...

$52 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Champaign, Il 1364 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, IL to Peoria, IL 1401 / ...

$46 - $89

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from St. Louis to Peoria 168.6 miles

$16 - $24

Fly to Peoria  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Peoria (PIA) STL - PIA

$166 - $782

Fly to Burlington, bus  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Burlington (BRL) STL - BRL
  2. Take the bus from Burlington, IL to Peoria, IL

$132 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from St. Louis to Peoria is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from St. Louis to Peoria is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from St. Louis to Peoria. However, there are services departing from St Louis, Mo and arriving at Peoria, IL via Champaign, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

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The distance between St. Louis and Peoria is 147 miles. The road distance is 168.6 miles.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to Peoria without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 53 min and costs $50 - $110.

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from St. Louis to Peoria, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from St. Louis to Peoria is to bus which takes 6 h 10 min and costs $45 - $90. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $160 - $800 and takes 5 h 4 min.

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There is no direct flight from St. Louis Airport to Peoria Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 23 min and has one stopover.

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St. Louis to Peoria bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, arrive at Peoria, IL station.

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Map of how to get from St. Louis to Peoria.
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  • Distance: 147.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

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

You can take a bus from St. Louis to Peoria via Champaign, Il and Champaign, IL in around 6 h 10 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from St. Louis to Peoria hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to Peoria via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from St. Louis to Peoria via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from St. Louis to Peoria via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from St. Louis to Peoria via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from St. Louis to Peoria via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Air Choice One
Website
airchoiceone.com
Flights from St. Louis to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $230
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from St. Louis to Peoria via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $260
Bus operators
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Uptown Station to Peoria
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Peoria, IL
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Champaign, IL to Peoria, IL
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Burlington, IL to Peoria, IL
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.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
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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Yes, the driving distance between St. Louis to Peoria is 169 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to drive from St. Louis to Peoria.

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

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There are 43+ hotels available in Peoria. Prices start at $56 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 $3.

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