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There are 5 ways to get from Washington University in St. Louis to Cincinnati by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  3h 52m

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Covington (CVG) STL - CVG

$124 - $364

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Bus  •  11h 25m

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Dayton Trotwood, Oh 1682 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh 1105 / ...

$51 - $77

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  11h 53m

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station
  2. Take the bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Indianapolis, IN
  3. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to University of Cincinnati

$74 - $124

Train, bus via Cincinnati, OH  •  12h 58m

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station
  2. Take the bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Indianapolis, IN
  3. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Cincinnati, OH

$84 - $142

Drive  •  6h 2m

  1. Drive from Washington University in St. Louis to Cincinnati 355.7 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Washington University in St. Louis to Cincinnati is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington University in St. Louis to Cincinnati is to fly which costs $120 - $370 and takes 3h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington University in St. Louis to Cincinnati. However, there are services departing from Forsyth @ Hoyt Eb and arriving at Cincinnati, Oh via Rock Road Transit Center, St Louis, Mo and Dayton Trotwood, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 25m.

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The distance between Washington University in St. Louis and Cincinnati is 315 miles. The road distance is 355.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington University in St. Louis to Cincinnati without a car is to bus which takes 11h 25m and costs $50 - $80.

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It takes approximately 3h 52m to get from Washington University in St. Louis to Cincinnati, including transfers.

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Washington University in St. Louis to Cincinnati bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from St Louis, Mo station.

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The best way to get from Washington University in St. Louis to Cincinnati is to fly which takes 3h 52m and costs $120 - $370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $80 and takes 11h 25m.

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The quickest flight from St. Louis Airport to Covington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 13m.

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Washington University in St. Louis to Cincinnati bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Cincinnati, Oh station.

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Map of how to get from Washington University in St. Louis to Cincinnati.
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  • Distance: 315 miles
  • Duration: 3h 52m

What companies run services between Washington University in St. Louis, MO, USA and Cincinnati, OH, USA?

GoJet Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines fly from Washington University in St. Louis to Cincinnati 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington University in St. Louis to Cincinnati via Forsyth @ Hoyt Eb, Rock Road Transit Center, Cass @ 20Th Street Eb, St Louis, Mo, and Dayton Trotwood, Oh in around 11h 25m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Covington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from St. Louis to Covington
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
GoJet Airlines
Website
gojetairlines.com
Flights from St. Louis to Covington
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $430
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
3h 3m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
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 Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $95
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$30 - $45
Burlington Trailways
Megabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington University in St. Louis to Cincinnati is 356 miles. It takes approximately 6h 2m to drive from Washington University in St. Louis to Cincinnati.

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GoJet Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from St. Louis Airport to Covington Airport.

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There are 176+ hotels available in Cincinnati. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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