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St Louis to Des Moines bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$80.00
Shortest Duration8h 25m
Trips per day2
bus carriers2
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How to book cheap St Louis to Des Moines bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from St Louis to Des Moines is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from St Louis to Des Moines were $86.00. By booking 6 days out, tickets are on average $69.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from St Louis to Des Moines?

The busiest time of the week for travel from St Louis to Des Moines by bus is usually on Friday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Saturday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

Burlington Trailways from St Louis to Des Moines has the most daily schedules

On average there are 2 scheduled bus trips per day. Burlington Trailways has the most regularly scheduled departures from St Louis to Des Moines, with an average of 0 trip per day and 11 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from St Louis to Des Moines. Of the 2 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

2 carriers offer St Louis to Des Moines bus trips

Burlington Trailways

Book Burlington Trailways from St Louis to Des Moines from $84.00. Typically there is one Burlington Trailways schedule per day from St Louis to Des Moines and you can expect on average to pay $87.67 for a Burlington Trailways ticket to Des Moines. In St Louis, Burlington Trailways departs to Des Moines from Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St and one other station. In Des Moines, Burlington Trailways arrives at Bus Station - 1501 2nd St,

An average trip on Burlington Trailways from St Louis to Des Moines takes 10 hours and 5 minutes, while the fastest available Burlington Trailways trip will get you to Des Moines in 8 hours and 25 minutes,

On weekends, Burlington Trailways offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $87.50 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Des Moines.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
10h 5m
Avg. Price
$87.67

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from St Louis to Des Moines from $80.00. Typically there is one Greyhound schedule per day from St Louis to Des Moines and you can expect on average to pay $95.93 for a Greyhound ticket to Des Moines. In St Louis, Greyhound departs to Des Moines from Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St, In Des Moines, Greyhound arrives at Bus Station - 1501 2nd St,

An average trip on Greyhound from St Louis to Des Moines takes 9 hours and 46 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Des Moines in 8 hours and 25 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $119.33 for a weekend trip to Des Moines.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
9h 46m
Avg. Price
$95.93

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from St Louis. Most bus trips to Des Moines will depart from Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St, Lambert Intl Apt Busport.
  • Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St
  • Lambert Intl Apt Busport
Bus trips arrive in Des Moines at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Bus Station - 1501 2nd St are the main bus stations in Des Moines for trips arriving from St Louis.
  • Bus Station - 1501 2nd St