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There are 10 ways to get from Washington to Missouri by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to St. Louis  •  4h 27m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to St. Louis (STL) DCA - STL

$93 - $658

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Fly Washington Dulles to St. Louis, line 34 bus  •  4h 52m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to St. Louis (STL) IAD - STL
  2. Take the line 34 bus from North Hanley Transit Center to 4375 Rider Trail North Sb

$92 - $662

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Train to Baltimore, fly to St. Louis  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to St. Louis (STL) BWI - STL

$168 - $436

Fly Reagan Washington to Kansas City  •  5h 24m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Kansas City (MCI) DCA - MCI

$153 - $323

Fly Washington Dulles to Kansas City  •  5h 47m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Kansas City (MCI) IAD - MCI

$168 - $248

Train to Baltimore, fly to Kansas City  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Kansas City (MCI) BWI - MCI

$123 - $221

Bus  •  27h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Pittsburgh "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh to Kansas City "Greyhound"

$119 - $167

Train, bus  •  30h 6m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Indianapolis Cardinal
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis to Kansas City "Greyhound"

$129 - $184

Train  •  31h 3m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Louis
  3. Take the train from St. Louis to Kansas City

$163 - $235

Drive  •  17h 52m

  1. Drive from Washington to Kansas City 1072.4 miles

$100 - $160

Washington to Missouri by bus

The bus journey time between Washington and Missouri is around 30h 25m and covers a distance of around 1151 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 30h 25m. Operated by Greyhound USA, the Washington to Missouri bus service departs from Washington and arrives in Kansas City. Typically six buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
30h 25m
Fastest bus time:
30h 25m
Buses per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$119
Carbon emissions:
229 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
16:50
Last bus departs at:
16:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Washington to Missouri bus schedules

Washington → Missouri
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The most affordable way to get from Washington to Missouri is to drive, which costs $100 - $160 and takes 17h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Missouri is to fly which costs $90 - $700 and takes 4h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Missouri. However, there are services departing from Washington and arriving at Kansas City via Pittsburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to Missouri. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Metro Center On Main At 12Th St Ns via Chicago Union Station, St. Louis and Union Station On Main At Pershing Sb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 3m.

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The distance between Washington and Missouri is 840 miles. The road distance is 1072.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Missouri without a car is to bus which takes 27h 10m and costs $110 - $170.

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It takes approximately 4h 27m to get from Washington to Missouri, including transfers.

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Washington to Missouri bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington station.

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Washington to Missouri train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Missouri is to fly which takes 4h 27m and costs $90 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $170 and takes 27h 10m, you could also train, which costs $160 - $240 and takes 31h 3m.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Missouri.
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  • Distance: 839.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 27m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Missouri, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Washington to Saint Charles hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Kansas City via Pittsburgh in around 27h 10m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Reagan Washington to St. Louis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Reagan Washington to St. Louis via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Washington Dulles to St. Louis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Washington Dulles to St. Louis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Baltimore to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Baltimore to St. Louis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Baltimore to St. Louis via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Baltimore to St. Louis via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City via Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $350
Flights from Washington Dulles to St. Louis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to St. Louis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Flights from Baltimore to St. Louis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $440
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $440
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to St. Louis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Washington Dulles to St. Louis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Washington Dulles to St. Louis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Baltimore to St. Louis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $470
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $470
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
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 Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Washington Union Station to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
18h 16m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Premium
$280 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Seat
$160 - $230
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $250
Train from Chicago Union Station to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from St. Louis to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$70 - $100
Bus operators
Metro St. Louis
Phone
+1 314-982-1400
Website
metrostlouis.org
Bus from North Hanley Transit Center to 4375 Rider Trail North Sb
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metrostlouis.org
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 Washington to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $85
Bus from Pittsburgh to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $190
Bus from Indianapolis to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to St. Louis Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Washington to Missouri bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Kansas City station.

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Missouri is 1h behind Washington. It is currently 3:30 PM in Washington and 2:30 PM in Missouri.

Washington to Missouri train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Kansas City station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Missouri is 1072 miles. It takes approximately 17h 52m to drive from Washington to Missouri.

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Delta, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to St. Louis Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Missouri. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs $2 - $3.

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