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There are 4 ways to get from St Louis to West Plains by bus, car, taxi or plane

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Bus, drive, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Lamber-St Louis International Airport to Waynesville, MO
  2. Drive from Waynesville, MO to Seymour
  3. Take a taxi from Norwood to West Plains

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Fly St. Louis to Jonesboro, drive

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Jonesboro (JBR)
  2. Drive from Jonesboro to West Plains

Drive

  1. Drive from St Louis to West Plains

Bus to Decatur, fly to Fort Leonard Wood, drive

  1. Take the bus from St Louis to Decatur
  2. Fly from Decatur (DEC) to Fort Leonard Wood (TBN)
  3. Drive from Fort Leonard Wood to West Plains
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The most affordable way to get from St Louis to West Plains is to drive, which costs $20 - $29 and takes 3h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from St Louis to West Plains is to drive which costs $20 - $29 and takes 3h 37m.

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The distance between St Louis and West Plains is 160 miles. The road distance is 205.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 7h 45m to get from St Louis to West Plains, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from St. Louis Airport to Jonesboro Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Louis to West Plains is 205 miles. It takes approximately 3h 37m to drive from St Louis to West Plains.

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Air Choice One offers flights from St. Louis Airport to Jonesboro Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in West Plains. Prices start at $100 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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Map of how to get from St Louis to West Plains.
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  • Distance: 160.3 miles
  • Duration: 7h 45m

What companies run services between St Louis, MO, USA and West Plains, MO, USA?

There is no direct connection from St Louis to West Plains. However, you can take the train to LAMBERT MAIN TRML station, take the walk to Lamber-St Louis International Airport, take the bus to Waynesville, MO, take the drive to Seymour, take the shuttle to Norwood, then take the taxi to West Plains. Alternatively, you can take the drive to West Plains.

Airlines
Air Choice One
Website
airchoiceone.com
Flights from St. Louis to Jonesboro
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Decatur to Fort Leonard Wood
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Bus operators
USA Express
Website
usaxonline.com
Bus from Lamber-St Louis International Airport to Waynesville, MO
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $150
Schedules at
usaxonline.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 to Decatur
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $30
Flexible
$40 - $60
Other operators
Taxi from Norwood to West Plains
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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