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St Louis-Peoria Bus Schedule
There are 2 daily buses from St Louis to Peoria. Traveling by bus from St Louis to Peoria usually takes around 6 hours and 36 minutes, but the fastest Burlington Trailways bus can make the trip in 6 hours and 25 minutes.
|Distance||146 mi (236 km)|
|Shortest duration||6h 25m|
|Most frequent service||Burlington Trailways|
How much is a bus ticket from St Louis to Peoria?
The average bus ticket price from St Louis to Peoria is $53.50. That price is based on the daily average cost for all bus trips from St Louis to Peoria in the last 30 days. Any tickets cheaper than $53.50 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 Louis to Peoria bus tickets is expected to range from $70 to $75. If you are looking to travel to Peoria within the next week, you can find bus tickets as cheap as $70.
As of today, the next cheapest bus trip from St Louis to Peoria is on June 7, 2021 and it costs $70. Just search on Wanderu for St Louis 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
What bus companies travel from St Louis to Peoria?
There is one bus company that operates from St Louis to Peoria. Burlington Trailways is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Burlington Trailways||2||6h 36m||$70.51|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from St Louis 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 6 hours and 36 minutes to cover the 146 miles (236 kilometers) from St Louis, MO to Peoria, IL. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 25 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?
Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Peoria at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave St Louis?
The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 7:00am. To see the times for all buses from St Louis to Peoria, 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 St Louis to Peoria. 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 St Louis to Peoria; ticket prices start at $34.00.
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.
Where does the bus leave from in St Louis?
St Louis has two bus stations with service to Peoria.
Bus stations in St Louis:
Lambert Intl Apt Busport
Where does the bus arrive in Peoria?
All buses from St Louis arrive at one main station in Peoria.
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