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St Louis to Nashville bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$78.79
Fastest time6h 10m
Trips per day6
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from St Louis to Nashville right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from St Louis to Nashville?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $78.79 was the low point for bus fares from St Louis to Nashville. Buses from Nashville to St Louis are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $78.79 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 15 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $69.83 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 10 hours and 33 minutes to cover the 253 miles (408 kilometers) from St Louis, MO to Nashville, TN. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 10 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from St Louis to Nashville for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Nashville, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave St Louis?

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from St Louis to Nashville, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from St Louis to Nashville every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from St Louis to Nashville; ticket prices start at $154.91.

What bus companies travel from St Louis to Nashville?

There is one bus company that operates from St Louis to Nashville. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound610h 34m$100.80

Where does the bus leave from in St Louis?

St Louis, Missouri has two bus stations with service to Nashville, Tennessee:

  • Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St
  • Lambert Intl Apt Busport

Where does the bus arrive in Nashville?

All buses from St Louis arrive at one main station in Nashville, Tennessee:

  • Bus Terminal - 709 5Th Ave S

Price trends for buses from St Louis to Nashville

Average prices by travel date

$120$80$40JanFeb

Monthly average prices

$100$80$60$40$20FMAMJJASONDJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$167$134$100$67$333020100

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