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St Louis to Louisville bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$50.00
Shortest Duration6h 55m
Trips per day2
Bus lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from St Louis to Louisville?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $53.00 was the low point for bus fares from St Louis to Louisville. Buses from Louisville to St Louis are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $53.00 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 10 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $26.00 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 7 hours and 44 minutes to cover the 242 miles (389 kilometers) from St Louis to Louisville. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 55 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 Louisville. 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, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Louisville, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave St Louis?

The first bus leaves at 2:00pm and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from St Louis to Louisville, 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 Louisville. 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 Louisville; ticket prices start at $91.00.

What bus companies travel from St Louis to Louisville?

There is one bus company that operates from St Louis to Louisville. Greyhound 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.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound27h 45m$67.18

Where does the bus leave from in St Louis?

Most buses depart from the main station in St Louis, Missouri:

  • Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St

Where does the bus arrive in Louisville?

All buses from St Louis arrive at one main station in Louisville, Kentucky:

  • Bus Terminal - 720 W Muhammad Ali Blvd

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