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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from St Louis to Nashville?

Lowest Price$146.37
Fastest Train23h 25m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from St Louis to Nashville during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train 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, train 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 train 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 train.

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.

Can you take a train all the way from St Louis to Nashville?

While the train is the main method of transportation from St Louis to Nashville, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

What is the price of a train ticket from St Louis to Nashville?

In the last month, $146.37 was the average price of a train ticket from St Louis, MO to Nashville, TN. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from St Louis to Nashville?

The distance between St Louis and Nashville is approximately 253 miles, or 408 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 24 hours and 15 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 23 hours and 25 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains 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 train 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from St Louis to Nashville are the most crowded on Sunday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves St Louis at 7:00am and arrives in Nashville around 23 hours later.

Is there a direct train from St Louis to Nashville?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Nashville to St Louis. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from St Louis to Nashville for $74.45.

Which train should you take from St Louis to Nashville?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects St Louis, Missouri to Nashville, Tennessee. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11d 0h 15m$157.31

Amtrak train tickets from St Louis to Nashville start from $146, and on average cost $157. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Nashville. Amtrak in St Louis leaves from Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St, And in Nashville trains arrive at Bus Terminal - 709 5Th Ave S, From St Louis to Nashville train travel on Amtrak takes 24 hours and 15 minutes. If you are looking to get to Nashville faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 23 hours and 25 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Nashville on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $157 for a one-way weekend reservation from St Louis.

Where is the train station in St Louis?

There is one train station in St Louis:

  • Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St

Where is the train station in Nashville?

Nashville has one train station:

  • Bus Terminal - 709 5Th Ave S

Price trends for trains from St Louis to Nashville

Monthly average prices

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