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Little Rock - St Louis Bus Schedule

Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Little Rock to St Louis. Traveling by bus from Little Rock to St Louis usually takes around 9 hours and 58 minutes, but the fastest Megabus bus can make the trip in 9 hours and 55 minutes.

Distance292 mi (470 km)
Shortest duration9h 55m
Cheapest price$1.00
Most frequent serviceMegabus
Bus lines1

What bus companies travel from Little Rock to St Louis?

There is one intercity bus company that operates from Little Rock to St Louis. Megabus is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Megabus29h 58m$21.33
  • Megabus

    Megabus

    Megabus is one of the leading bus companies in North America, with many popular routes in the Northeast and Midwest United States. Megabus tickets can be purchased for as low as $1 if you book in advance. Travelers enjoy Megabus’ unique double decker buses, which feature amenities such as air conditioning, digital entertainment, free WiFi, and power outlets at each seat. Megabus is an affordable, reliable option for travel between Little Rock and St Louis.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Little Rock to St Louis during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus 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, bus 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 bus 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 bus.

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 bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 9 hours and 58 minutes to cover the 292 miles from Little Rock to St Louis. However, the fastest bus only takes 9 hours and 55 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

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

The busiest and least busy days to travel on this route tend to change frequently from week to week. Weather, holidays, local events, and other factors can affect how crowded the bus is on any given day.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Little Rock?

The first bus leaves at 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Little Rock to St Louis, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Little Rock to St Louis. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Little Rock to St Louis; ticket prices start at $46.00.

City Information

St Louis

St. Louis is one of several major cities in the state of Missouri and it is uniquely located near the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers. The city is usually recognized by its most distinctive feature, the Gateway Arch, thanks to which it is the only city in the United States that has a national park in the heart of its downtown district. The Arch is a must-see attraction and you can even take a tram to the top for some incredible views of the St. Louis skyline.

Some of the other truly unique attractions you can visit while you’re in town include the Miniature Museum of Greater St. Louis where you can check out an incredible collection of dolls, dollhouses and vignettes, and the City Museum where you can ride down a 10-story spiral slide (yup, you read that right.) For a great outdoor experience, stop by the gorgeous Missouri Botanical Garden, and then take a stroll through Citygarden where you will find various quirky statues and installations worthy of being featured in your Instagram feed.

Ale enthusiasts would be excited to know that St. Louis is one of the best craft beer cities in the U.S. as well as one of the cheapest drinking cities. That means your party budget could take you a long way. Unsurprisingly, the city is also among the best spring break destinations on a budget.

The main bus and train station in St. Louis, Gateway Station, is located right in the center of downtown, not far from the Gateway Arch, which makes coming in and out of the city a breeze.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Little Rock?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in Little Rock.

Where does the bus arrive in St Louis?

Arrival stations

All buses from Little Rock arrive at one main station in St Louis.

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