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Ames to St Louis bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$171.05
Fastest time14h 30m
Trips per day1
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How to book cheap bus tickets from Ames to St Louis

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Ames to St Louis is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Ames to St Louis were $188.06.

How long is the bus ride from Ames to St Louis?

The distance between Ames and St Louis is approximately 296.75 miles, or 477.46 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 14 hours and 47 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 14 hours and 30 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Ames to St Louis?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Ames to St Louis by bus is on Friday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Tuesday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Burlington Trailways from Ames to St Louis has the most daily schedules

On average there is 1 bus trip per day. Burlington Trailways has the most options for departures from Ames to St Louis, with an average of 1 trip per day and 21 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Ames to St Louis. Of the 1 trip there are 0 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

1 carriers offer Ames to St Louis bus trips

Burlington Trailways

Book Burlington Trailways from Ames to St Louis from $171.05. There are 1 Burlington Trailways schedules from Ames to St Louis and you can expect on average to pay $193.55 for a Burlington Trailways ticket to St Louis. In Ames, Burlington Trailways departs to St Louis from Intermodal Station - 129 Hayward Ave and no other station. In St Louis, Burlington Trailways arrives at Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St and no other station.

An average trip on Burlington Trailways from Ames to St Louis takes 14 hours and 47 minutes, while the fastest available Burlington Trailways trip will get you to St Louis in 14 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Burlington Trailways offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $204.39 for a weekend getaway trip to St Louis.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
14h 47m
Avg. Price
$193.55

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Ames. Most bus trips to St Louis will depart from:
  • Intermodal Station - 129 Hayward Ave
Bus trips arrive in St Louis at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in St Louis for trips arriving from Ames:
  • Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St