There are 4 ways to get from St. Louis to West Virginia by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Pittsburgh (PIT) STL - PIT

$178 - $598

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Bus  •  12 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Columbus, Oh 1612 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Charleston, Wv 1093 / ...

$67 - $161

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Train  •  20 h 16 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 Charleston Amtrak Cardinal

$131 - $348

Drive  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Drive from St. Louis to Charleston 508.2 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from St. Louis to West Virginia is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from St. Louis to West Virginia is to fly which costs $170 - $600 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from St. Louis to West Virginia. However, there are services departing from St Louis, Mo and arriving at Charleston, Wv via Columbus, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from St. Louis station to West Virginia. However, there are services departing from St. Louis Gateway Station and arriving at Charleston Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 16 min.

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The distance between St. Louis and West Virginia is 508 miles. The road distance is 508.2 miles.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to West Virginia without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 27 min and costs $65 - $170.

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from St. Louis to West Virginia, including transfers.

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

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St. Louis to West Virginia train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at St. Louis Gateway Station.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to West Virginia is to fly which takes 3 h 24 min and costs $170 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $170 and takes 12 h 27 min, you could also train, which costs $130 - $350 and takes 20 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from St. Louis to West Virginia.
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  • Distance: 508.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 24 min

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

Southwest Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from St. Louis to Weirton Heights every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St. Louis to Charleston via Columbus, Oh in around 12 h 27 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from St. Louis to Pittsburgh via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from St. Louis to Pittsburgh via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from St. Louis to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from St. Louis to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
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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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 Charleston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $470
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.

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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 Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Charleston, Wv
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55

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

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St. Louis to West Virginia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Charleston, Wv station.

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West Virginia is 1 h ahead of St. Louis. It is currently 5:43 AM in St. Louis and 6:43 AM in West Virginia.

St. Louis to West Virginia train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Charleston Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St. Louis to West Virginia is 508 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 15 min to drive from St. Louis to West Virginia.

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United Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from St. Louis Airport to Pittsburgh Airport.

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Book your St. Louis to West Virginia bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are seven+ hotels available in West Virginia. 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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