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Cheap train tickets from St Louis to Detroit


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How much are train tickets from St Louis to Detroit?

Lowest Price£29.07
Fastest Train11h 53m
Trains Per Day5
Train Lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from St Louis to Detroit?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from St Louis to Detroit 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 St Louis to Detroit was £62.82. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 26 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £19.35 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 St Louis to Detroit?

The distance between St Louis and Detroit is approximately 454.82 miles, or 731.77 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 14 hours and 55 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 11 hours and 53 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 St Louis to Detroit?

On Tuesday trains from St Louis to Detroit 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 Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from St Louis to Detroit?

Typically there are 5 schedules to compare for your trip to Detroit. One train carrier operates regular service on the St Louis to Detroit route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between St Louis to Detroit, usually offering 4.667 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from St Louis to Detroit, 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 St Louis to Detroit, which start at £41.19.

One train company connects St Louis to Detroit


Amtrak train tickets from St Louis to Detroit start from £29.07, and on average cost £68.66. Daily there are 4.666667 Amtrak schedules to Detroit. Amtrak in St Louis leaves from Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St, And in Detroit trains arrive at 11 W Baltimore Ave,

From St Louis to Detroit train travel on Amtrak takes 14 hours and 56 minutes. If you are looking to get to Detroit faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 11 hours and 53 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 5.0625 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £79.96 for a one-way train ticket to Detroit.

Avg. Time
14h 56m
Avg. Price

Plan your next adventure

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

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