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Journey Information

There are 3 daily buses from St Paul to Peoria. Traveling by bus from St Paul to Peoria usually takes around 23 hours and 20 minutes, but the fastest Jefferson Lines bus can make the trip in 20 hours and 50 minutes.

Distance344 mi (553 km)
Shortest duration20h 50m
Cheapest price$58.00
Most frequent serviceJefferson Lines
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How much is a bus ticket from St Paul to Peoria?

The average bus ticket price from St Paul to Peoria is $109.50. That price is based on the daily average cost for all bus trips from St Paul to Peoria in the last 30 days. Any tickets cheaper than $109.50 can be considered a great deal. You are very likely to find a bus 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 St Paul to Peoria bus tickets is expected to range from $119 to $146. If you are looking to travel to Peoria within the next week, you can find bus tickets as cheap as $123.

As of today, the next cheapest bus trip from St Paul to Peoria is on June 29, 2021 and it costs $119. Just search on Wanderu for Saint Paul to Peoria 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 St Paul to Peoria by bus so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for February. That’s when the average price for a bus ticket is expected to be just $120 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from St Paul to Peoria in September, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $132 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.

Prices as travel date approaches


The best way to find cheap bus tickets from St Paul to Peoria is by booking your trip as early as possible, as most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. That’s why you should book at least 20 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $52.28 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from St Paul to Peoria?

There is one bus company that operates from St Paul to Peoria. Jefferson Lines is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Jefferson Lines323h 21m$135.27

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Saint Paul to Peoria 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 usually takes around 23 hours and 20 minutes to cover the 344 miles (553 kilometers) from Saint Paul, MN to Peoria, IL. However, the fastest bus only takes 20 hours and 50 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Peoria. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave St Paul?

The first bus leaves at 10:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from St Paul to Peoria, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

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

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from St Paul to Peoria; ticket prices start at $99.11.

City Information

St Paul

Saint Paul is the capital of Minnesota, and is one of the Twin Cities, along with its neighbor across the Mississippi River, Minneapolis. As the seat of Minnesota's government, Saint Paul offers historic and cultural attractions which represent both the state and the American Midwest as a whole.

For a comprehensive introduction to the region's history, start your trip at the Minnesota History Center, just down the street from the grounds of the State Capitol building. There are museums in Saint Paul for all types of interests, including the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Schubert Club Musical Instrument Museum. For an extra dash of Saint Paul history, take a stroll down Summit Avenue, a stylish street of drool-worthy Victorian houses and mansions, including the home of F. Scott Fitzgerald.

If you're brave enough to visit Saint Paul during the freezing winters, you'll be rewarded with the Saint Paul Winter Carnival, a yearly event where you can explore ice palaces, watch live ice sculpting, and compete in city-wide scavenger hunts. Saint Paul is also one of the country's best cities for craft beer, so save time to taste some local ales or even brew your own beer at Vine Park Brewing Co.

Saint Paul is a hub for travel in the Midwest thanks in part to Amtrak's Empire Builder train service which stops at Saint Paul Union Depot. Bus service from stations throughout town and nearby Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport make it easy to travel to and from this saintly city.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in St Paul?

Departure stations

Saint Paul has two bus stations with service to Peoria.

Bus stations in St Paul:

  • Union Depot

Where does the bus arrive in Peoria?

Arrival stations

All buses from St Paul arrive at one main station in Peoria.

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