Find bus tickets from Chicago to St Louis
Chicago to St Louis bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||6h 5m|
|Trips per day||6|
Chicago-St Louis Bus Schedule
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Frequently Asked Questions
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?
What is the cheapest bus from Chicago to St. Louis?
How much is a bus ticket from Chicago to St Louis?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $23.67 was the low point for bus fares from Chicago to St Louis. Buses from St Louis to Chicago are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $23.67 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 11 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $12.62 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Because many passengers travel from Chicago to St Louis at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Chicago?
How many buses are there each day?
There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Chicago to St Louis every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Chicago to St Louis; ticket prices start at $25.00.
What bus companies travel from Chicago to St Louis?
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Where does the bus leave from in Chicago?
Chicago, Illinois has two bus stations with service to St Louis, Missouri:
- Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
- Dan Ryan Bus Station
- 5800 N Cumberland Ave
- Union Station - 225 S Canal St
Where does the bus arrive in St Louis?
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in St Louis, Missouri:
- Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St
- Lambert Intl Apt Busport
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