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How much are train tickets from Topeka to St Louis?

Lowest Price$51.00
Fastest Train9h 15m
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Topeka-St Louis Train Schedule

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Price trends for trains from Topeka to St Louis

Average prices by travel date

$75$50$25JulAug

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Topeka to St Louis right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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

In the last month, $51.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Topeka, KS to St Louis, MO. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 17 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $38.26 more than that for a same-day booking.

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

The distance between Topeka and St Louis is approximately 297 miles, or 478 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 11 hours and 49 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 15 minutes.

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 Topeka to St Louis are the most crowded on Thursday. 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?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Topeka at 4:00am and arrives in St Louis around 9 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Topeka to St Louis?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. 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 transfer 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 Topeka. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Topeka to St Louis for $64.00.

Which train should you take from Topeka to St Louis?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Topeka, Kansas to St Louis, Missouri. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak111h 49m$63.21

Where is the train station in Topeka?

There is one train station in Topeka:

  • 500 SE Holliday Pl

Where is the train station in St Louis?

St Louis has one train station:

  • Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St

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