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

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Fly from Tampa  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to St. Louis (STL) TPA - STL

$145 - $1,105

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Bus  •  25 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl 3730 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tallahassee, Fl to St Louis, Mo 1162

$113 - $287

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Train to Orlando, fly  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Tampa Amtrak to Kissimmee Amtrak
  2. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to St. Louis (STL) MCO - STL

$125 - $485

Train  •  46 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Tampa Amtrak to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Louis Gateway Station

$287 - $833

Drive  •  16 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Tampa to St. Louis 1016.9 miles

$95 - $150

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No, there is no direct bus from Tampa to St. Louis. However, there are services departing from Tampa, Fl and arriving at St Louis, Mo via Tallahassee, Fl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tampa to St. Louis station. However, there are services departing from Tampa Amtrak and arriving at St. Louis Gateway Station via Washington Union Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 h 21 min.

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The distance between Tampa and St. Louis is 867 miles. The road distance is 1016.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Tampa to St. Louis without a car is to bus which takes 25 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Tampa to St. Louis, including transfers.

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Tampa to St. Louis bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Tampa, Fl station.

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Tampa to St. Louis train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Tampa Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Tampa to St. Louis is to fly which takes 4 h 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 25 h 10 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 46 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Tampa Airport to St. Louis Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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Tampa to St. Louis bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at St Louis, Mo station.

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Map of how to get from Tampa to St. Louis.
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  • Distance: 866.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

What companies run services between Tampa, FL, USA and St. Louis, MO, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Sun Country Airlines and three other airlines fly from Tampa to St. Louis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tampa to St. Louis via Tallahassee, Fl in around 25 h 10 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Tampa to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,700
Flights from Tampa to St. Louis via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,700
Flights from Tampa to St. Louis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,700
Flights from Tampa to St. Louis via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,700
Flights from Orlando to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $2,200
Flights from Orlando to St. Louis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Tampa to St. Louis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,500
Flights from Orlando to St. Louis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Orlando to St. Louis via Covington
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Tampa to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Orlando to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Tampa Amtrak to Kissimmee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Tampa Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $400
Room
$500 - $750
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station to St. Louis Gateway Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 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
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 Tampa, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Tallahassee, Fl to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
18 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $220

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St. Louis is 1 h behind Tampa. It is currently 8:34 AM in Tampa and 7:34 AM in St. Louis.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Tampa to St. Louis is 1017 miles. It takes approximately 16 h 38 min to drive from Tampa to St. Louis.

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Sun Country Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Tampa Airport to St. Louis Airport.

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