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There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Missouri by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to St. Louis  •  4h 22m

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

$88 - $438

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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

$132 - $612

Train to Baltimore, fly to St. Louis  •  4h 42m

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

$128 - $456

Fly Reagan Washington to Kansas City  •  5h 24m

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

$95 - $465

Train to Baltimore, fly to Kansas City  •  5h 39m

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

$135 - $483

Fly Washington Dulles to Kansas City  •  5h 52m

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

$140 - $660

Train  •  26h 6m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Kansas City Union Station Southwest Chief

$140 - $197

Bus  •  27h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Pittsburgh, PA
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Kansas City, Mo 1683 / ...

$107 - $162

Drive  •  17h 56m

  1. Drive from Washington to Kansas City 1059 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Missouri is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 17h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Missouri is to fly which costs $85 - $440 and takes 4h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Missouri. However, there are services departing from Washington DC and arriving at Kansas City, Mo via Pittsburgh, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 21m.

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The distance between Washington and Missouri is 840 miles. The road distance is 1059 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Missouri without a car is to train which takes 26h 6m and costs $140 - $200.

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It takes approximately 4h 22m to get from Washington to Missouri, including transfers.

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Washington to Missouri bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Washington DC station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Missouri is to fly which takes 4h 22m and costs $85 - $440. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $140 - $200 and takes 26h 6m, you could also bus, which costs $100 - $170 and takes 27h 21m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to St. Louis Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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

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Map of how to get from Washington to Missouri.
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  • Distance: 839.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 22m

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

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Washington to Saint Charles hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Washington to Kansas City via Chicago Union Station, Kansas City Union Station, and On Grand Across From Crown Ctr Shops Nb Mb in around 26h 6m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Washington Dulles to St. Louis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Baltimore to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Baltimore to St. Louis via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Baltimore to St. Louis via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Baltimore to St. Louis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Baltimore to St. Louis via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to St. Louis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to St. Louis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to St. Louis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City via Covington
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Washington Dulles to St. Louis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
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 - $850
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to St. Louis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
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 Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
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 Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $250
Train from Chicago Union Station to Kansas City Union Station
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington DC to Pittsburgh, PA
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Book at
megabus.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 Pittsburgh, Pa to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $190

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Missouri is 1h behind Washington. It is currently 4:04 PM in Washington and 3:04 PM in Missouri.

Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Missouri is 1059 miles. It takes approximately 17h 56m to drive from Washington to Missouri.

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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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