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Chicago to St Louis coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£0.78
Shortest Duration5h 10m
Trips per day14
coach carriers2
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Overall score for Chicago to St Louis
4.3
Based on 6 reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
2.5
Staff
3.5
Value
2.5
Condition
3.5
Chaoyue
2.0
7 July 2019Solo travel
Pros
Air conditioner is leaking water to the seats

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
5.0
Condition
5.0

Is there a train from Chicago to St. Louis?

Yes, the Amtrak runs from Chicago to St. Louis. Both the Amtrak Texas Eagle and Amtrak Lincoln Service cover this route.

However, the bus may be a better option. Both the train and the bus take as little as just over 5 hours to reach St. Louis, but bus tickets cost $22 on average, whereas train tickets cost closer to $30. Plus, while there are only 5 daily train trips for this route, there are 15 daily bus trips, so it may be easier to find a bus trip that fits your schedule.

Does Megabus go to St. Louis from Chicago?

Yes, Megabus does go to St. Louis from Chicago. Megabus offers 1 trip per day for this route, and tickets cost about $25 on average.

What is the cheapest bus from Chicago to St. Louis?

The cheapest bus from Chicago to St. Louis is usually Greyhound, with an average price of about $24.50 per ticket. Greyhound also offers the most daily trips for this route.

How much does a coach ticket from Chicago to St Louis cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average coach fares from Chicago to St Louis were £12.87.

The best way to find cheap coach tickets from Chicago to St Louis is by booking earlier as most coach companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 28 days out, tickets are on average £9.28 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the coach ride from Chicago to St Louis?

The distance between Chicago and St Louis is approximately 262.45 miles, or 422.27 kilometers. The average travel time for a coach between these two cities is around 6 hours and 55 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 10 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most coaches 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 coach 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 coach from Chicago to St Louis?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to St Louis by coach is at 00:00 on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 00:00 on Friday is when the fewest number of coach tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the coach departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

What coach companies travel from Chicago to St Louis?

On average there are 14 coach trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Chicago to St Louis, with an average of 12 trips per day and 245 monthly trips. 2 coach carriers currently travel from Chicago to St Louis. Of the 14 trips there are 7 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Chicago to St Louis start at £19.39. To compare all possible modes of travel, check out our guide on how to get from Chicago to St Louis.

2 carriers offer Chicago to St Louis coach trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Chicago to St Louis from £13.18. There are 12 Greyhound schedules from Chicago to St Louis and you can expect on average to pay £16.83 for a Greyhound ticket to St Louis. In Chicago, Greyhound departs to St Louis from Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St and 3 other stations. In St Louis, Greyhound arrives at Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Chicago to St Louis takes 7 hours and 35 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to St Louis in 5 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 12 trips per day and you could expect to pay £18.14 for a weekend getaway to St Louis.

Toilet
WiFi
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
7h 35m
Avg. Price
£16.83

Megabus

Book Megabus from Chicago to St Louis from £0.78. There are 1 Megabus schedules from Chicago to St Louis and you can expect on average to pay £15.70 for a Megabus ticket to St Louis. In Chicago, Megabus departs to St Louis from W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St and no other station. In St Louis, Megabus arrives at Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St and no other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Chicago to St Louis takes 6 hours and 6 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to St Louis in 5 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay £17.22 for a weekend getaway to St Louis.

Toilet
WiFi
Films
Power point
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
6h 6m
Avg. Price
£15.70

Plan your next adventure

There are 5 stations you could depart from, depending on the coach line you travel with. Most coach trips to St Louis will depart from these stations in Chicago:
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St
  • 5800 N Cumberland Ave
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
Coaches arrive in St Louis at 2 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with. These are the main coach stations in St Louis for trips arriving from Chicago:
  • Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St
  • Lambert Intl Apt Busport