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Journey Information

There are 3 daily coaches from Galesburg to St Louis. Traveling by coach from Galesburg to St Louis usually takes around 7 hours and 39 minutes, but the fastest Burlington Trailways coach can make the trip in 5 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance161 mi (258 km)
Shortest duration5h 45m
Cheapest price£42.77
Most frequent serviceBurlington Trailways
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How much is a coach ticket from Galesburg to St Louis?

The average coach ticket price from Galesburg to St Louis is £49.42. That price is based on the daily average cost for all coach trips from Galesburg to St Louis in the last 30 days. Any tickets cheaper than £49.42 can be considered a great deal. You are very likely to find a coach ticket at this price or lower if 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 daily price of Galesburg to St Louis coach tickets is expected to range from £49 to £52. If you are looking to travel to St Louis within the next week, you can find coach tickets as cheap as £49.

As of today, the next cheapest coach trip from Galesburg to St Louis is on 29 June 2021 and it costs £49. Just search on Wanderu for Galesburg to St Louis bus trips using the form above and sort the results by cheapest to see the best available deals for the date on which you plan to hit the road.

Monthly average prices


If you are trying to decide when to travel from Galesburg to St Louis by coach so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for June. That’s when the average price for a coach ticket is expected to be just £42 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Galesburg to St Louis in December, expect to spend more on your coach trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £45 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

What coach companies travel from Galesburg to St Louis?

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

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Burlington Trailways37h 39m£51.46

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Our coach 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, coach 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 coach 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 coach.

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 coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 7 hours and 39 minutes to cover the 161 miles (258 kilometers) from Galesburg, IL to St Louis, MO. However, the fastest coach only takes 5 hours and 45 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Thursday is usually the day of the week when coaches are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your coach travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Galesburg?

The first coach leaves at 11:00 and the last coach leaves at 13:00. To see the times for all coaches from Galesburg to St Louis, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled coaches that travel from Galesburg to St Louis every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which coach you take, you will have to transfer coaches at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Galesburg to St Louis; ticket prices start at £27.55.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Galesburg?

Departure stations

Most coaches depart from the main station in Galesburg.

Where does the coach arrive in St Louis?

Arrival stations

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in St Louis.

Coach stations in St Louis:

  • Lambert Intl Apt Busport

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