Cheap train tickets from Detroit to St Louis


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How much are train tickets from Detroit to St Louis?

Lowest Price£43.70
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Detroit to St Louis?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Detroit to St Louis is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Detroit to St Louis was £53.18. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 25 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £30.58 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Detroit to St Louis?

The distance between Detroit and St Louis is approximately 454.82 miles, or 731.77 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 13 hours and 34 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 13 hours and 15 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Detroit to St Louis?

On Monday trains from Detroit to St Louis are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Detroit to St Louis?

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to St Louis. One train carrier operates regular service on the Detroit to St Louis route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Detroit to St Louis, usually offering 2 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Detroit to St Louis, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Detroit to St Louis, which start at £42.17.

One train company connects Detroit to St Louis


Amtrak train tickets from Detroit to St Louis start from £43.70, and on average cost £60.31. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to St Louis. Amtrak in Detroit leaves from 11 W Baltimore Ave, And in St Louis trains arrive at Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St,

From Detroit to St Louis train travel on Amtrak takes 13 hours and 35 minutes. If you are looking to get to St Louis faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 13 hours and 15 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £64.63 for a one-way train ticket to St Louis.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Detroit on their way to St Louis:
  • 11 W Baltimore Ave
There is one train station where trains from Detroit arrive in St Louis:
  • Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St