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There are 8 ways to get from St. Louis to Valparaiso by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Chicago Union Station Lincoln Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Van Buren St. to Portage/Ogden Dunes Ssl

$110 - $200

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Bus Megabus, Airport SuperSaver  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Louis to Chicago, IL
  2. Take the Airport SuperSaver from Chicago Midway Airport to Valparaiso, IN-Campbell & Brown Midway-Valparaiso

$49 - $73

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Train, Airport SuperSaver  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Chicago Union Station Lincoln Service / ...
  2. Take the Airport SuperSaver from Chicago Midway Airport to Valparaiso, IN-Campbell & Brown Midway-Valparaiso

$71 - $161

Bus, Airport SuperSaver via Champaign, Il  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Champaign, Il
  2. Take the bus from Champaign - Illinois Terminal to Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport
  3. Take the Airport SuperSaver from Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Valparaiso, IN-Campbell & Brown

Drive  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Drive from St. Louis to Valparaiso 318.1 miles

$30 - $45

Fly to Chicago Midway, Airport SuperSaver  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Chicago Midway (MDW) STL - MDW
  2. Take the Airport SuperSaver from Chicago Midway Airport to Valparaiso, IN-Campbell & Brown

$140 - $332

Fly to Chicago O'Hare, Airport SuperSaver  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) STL - ORD
  2. Take the Airport SuperSaver from Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Valparaiso, IN-Campbell & Brown

Fly to Milwaukee, bus, Airport SuperSaver  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Milwaukee (MKE) STL - MKE
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  3. Take the Airport SuperSaver from Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Valparaiso, IN-Campbell & Brown

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The cheapest way to get from St. Louis to Valparaiso is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from St. Louis to Valparaiso is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from St. Louis to Valparaiso. However, there are services departing from St Louis, Mo and arriving at Valparaiso, IN-Campbell & Brown via Champaign - Illinois Terminal and Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 53 min.

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The distance between St. Louis and Valparaiso is 259 miles. The road distance is 318.1 miles.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to Valparaiso without a car is to train which takes 8 h 43 min and costs $110 - $200.

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It takes approximately 8 h 43 min to get from St. Louis to Valparaiso, including transfers.

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St. Louis to Valparaiso 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 Valparaiso is to train which takes 8 h 43 min and costs $110 - $200. Alternatively, you can bus and Airport SuperSaver, which costs $45 - $75 and takes 10 h 7 min.

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

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St. Louis to Valparaiso bus services, operated by , arrive at Valparaiso, IN-Campbell & Brown station.

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Map of how to get from St. Louis to Valparaiso.
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  • Distance: 258.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 43 min

What companies run services between St. Louis, MO, USA and Valparaiso, IN, USA?

You can take a train from St. Louis to Valparaiso via Chicago Union Station, Clinton-Blue, Jackson-Blue, Van Buren St., and Portage/Ogden Dunes in around 8 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St. Louis to Valparaiso via Chicago, IL, LaSalle/Van Buren, Midway, and Chicago Midway Airport in around 10 h 7 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from St. Louis to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from St. Louis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from St. Louis to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from St. Louis to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from St. Louis to Chicago O'Hare via Decatur
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $380
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 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
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from Van Buren St. to Portage/Ogden Dunes
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
nictd.com
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago Midway Airport to Valparaiso, IN-Campbell & Brown
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Schedules at
airportsupersaver.com
Book at
airportsupersaver.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.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.

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 Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Champaign - Illinois Terminal to Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $34
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Airport SuperSaver
Bus from Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Valparaiso, IN-Campbell & Brown
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
airportsupersaver.com
Book at
airportsupersaver.com

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Yes, the driving distance between St. Louis to Valparaiso is 318 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to drive from St. Louis to Valparaiso.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from St. Louis Airport to Chicago Midway Airport.

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There are 46+ hotels available in Valparaiso. Prices start at $51 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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