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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Indianapolis to St Louis?

Lowest price$61.00
Fastest train9h 0m
Trains per day2
Train lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Indianapolis to St Louis during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train 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, train 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 train 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 train.

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.

Can you take a train all the way from Indianapolis to St Louis?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Indianapolis to St Louis, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

What is the price of a train ticket from Indianapolis to St Louis?

In the last month, $63.67 was the average price of a train ticket from Indianapolis, IN to St Louis, MO. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 21 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $8.46 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Indianapolis to St Louis?

The distance between Indianapolis and St Louis is approximately 230 miles, or 371 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 10 hours and 57 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Indianapolis to St Louis are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Indianapolis at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Indianapolis to St Louis?

Trains leave the station in Indianapolis twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from St Louis to Indianapolis. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Indianapolis to St Louis for $39.00.

Which train should you take from Indianapolis to St Louis?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Indianapolis, Indiana to St Louis, Missouri. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak210h 58m$65.87

Amtrak train tickets from Indianapolis to St Louis start from $61, and on average cost $66. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to St Louis. Amtrak in Indianapolis leaves from 350 S Illinois St, And in St Louis trains arrive at Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St, From Indianapolis to St Louis train travel on Amtrak takes 10 hours and 58 minutes. If you are looking to get to St Louis faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 9 hours and 0 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $68 for a one-way train ticket to St Louis.

Price trends for trains from Indianapolis to St Louis

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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