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There are 3 intercity buses per day from Saint Paul to Peoria. Traveling by bus from Saint Paul to Peoria usually takes around 23 hours and 30 minutes, but the fastest Jefferson Lines bus can make the trip in 20 hours and 30 minutes.
|Distance||344 mi (553 km)|
|Shortest duration||20h 30m|
|Most frequent service||Jefferson Lines|
How much is a bus ticket from Saint Paul to Peoria?
Typically $159.16 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Peoria. Bus tickets on this route can be more expensive due to the length of the trip. However, taking the bus can still be a good alternative to flying. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.
Average prices by travel date
Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Saint Paul to Peoria is expected to range from C$161 to C$188. If you are looking to travel to Peoria within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from C$161. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are C$161 and can be found on August 16, 2022.
Monthly average prices
The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in February. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just C$139 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Saint Paul to Peoria in August, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to C$159 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.
What bus companies travel from Saint Paul to Peoria?
On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Saint Paul to Peoria. Jefferson Lines is the only company that connects the two cities by bus available on Wanderu. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Jefferson Lines||3||23h 30m||$176.18|
Jefferson Lines is a well-established intercity bus company with service to some of the Midwest’s top travel destinations. As one of the United States’ largest bus service providers, Jefferson Lines is beloved by students, commuters, and vacationers in America’s heartland. Travel with Jefferson Lines is comfortable thanks to reclining seats, individual climate controls, restrooms, and free WiFi. You can even check the status of your trip with their bus tracker tool. The carrier provides safe, affordable, and reliable service from Saint Paul to Peoria with ticket prices as low as $148.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Saint Paul to Peoria during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the bus ride from Saint Paul to Peoria?
The bus takes an average of 23 hours and 30 minutes to cover the 553 kilometers from Saint Paul to Peoria. However, the fastest bus only takes 20 hours and 30 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
"Because many passengers travel from Saint Paul to Peoria at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet."
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Saint Paul?
The first bus leaves at 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Saint Paul to Peoria, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Saint Paul to Peoria every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Saint Paul to Peoria; ticket prices start at $126.70.
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Saint Paul is the capital of Minnesota, and is one of the Twin Cities, along with its neighbor across the Mississippi River, Minneapolis. As the seat of Minnesota's government, Saint Paul offers historic and cultural attractions which represent both the state and the American Midwest as a whole.
For a comprehensive introduction to the region's history, start your trip at the Minnesota History Center, just down the street from the grounds of the State Capitol building. There are museums in Saint Paul for all types of interests, including the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Schubert Club Musical Instrument Museum. For an extra dash of Saint Paul history, take a stroll down Summit Avenue, a stylish street of drool-worthy Victorian houses and mansions, including the home of F. Scott Fitzgerald.
If you're brave enough to visit Saint Paul during the freezing winters, you'll be rewarded with the Saint Paul Winter Carnival, a yearly event where you can explore ice palaces, watch live ice sculpting, and compete in city-wide scavenger hunts. Saint Paul is also one of the country's best cities for craft beer, so save time to taste some local ales or even brew your own beer at Vine Park Brewing Co.
Saint Paul is a hub for travel in the Midwest thanks in part to Amtrak's Empire Builder train service which stops at Saint Paul Union Depot. Bus service from stations throughout town and nearby Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport make it easy to travel to and from this saintly city.
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Located on the Illinois River, Peoria is one of the best vacation destinations in Illinois. Peoria's irresistible midwestern charm, history, and unique attractions make it a must-see city when in the area.
To learn more about what attracted the late 17th-century French settlers to the area, visit the Peoria Riverfront Museum and Planetarium. Exhibitions here vary yearly, emphasizing local history, natural history, art, and science, with many interactive exhibits for the kids to enjoy.
Take a stroll through Luthy Botanical Garden on a sunny day and enjoy the magnificent conservatory full of orchids and tropical plants. Peoria Zoo offers over 100 different animal species from all over the world. The zoo is open year-round, with many seasonal events throughout the year.
And bring your dancing shoes because Peoria also hosts a vibrant nightlife scene, from live music shows to performing arts events.
Peoria's central location makes it easy to reach. Peoria International Airport provides daily flights from several major cities. Peoria's Amtrak station offers access to various major cities, with trains arriving regularly. Jefferson Lines, Burlington Trailways, and Amtrak Thruway buses provide affordable transport in and out of the city, too.
Where does the bus leave from in Saint Paul?
Main departure station: Minn-St Paul Airport - 4300 Glumack Dr
Most buses depart from the main station in Saint Paul.
All bus stations in Saint Paul:
Minn-St Paul Airport - 4300 Glumack Dr
Where does the bus arrive in Peoria?
Main arrival station: City Link Building
All buses from Saint Paul arrive at one main station in Peoria.
Bus stations in Peoria:
City Link Building
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