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How much are train tickets from Detroit to St Louis?

Lowest Price$57.00
Fastest Train14h 26m
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Detroit-St Louis Train Schedule

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Price trends for trains from Detroit to St Louis

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Detroit 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Detroit to St Louis?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $57.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Detroit to St Louis. By booking your trip 14 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $31.19 compared to a same-day fare.

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

The distance between Detroit and St Louis is approximately 455 miles, or 732 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 14 hours and 26 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 14 hours and 26 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 Detroit to St Louis are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Sunday 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 Detroit at 5:00am and arrives in St Louis around 14 hours later.

How many trains per day run from Detroit 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 Detroit. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Detroit to St Louis for $82.00.

What train services are there from Detroit to St Louis?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Detroit to St Louis. 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
Amtrak114h 27m$62.97

Where is the train station in Detroit?

There is one train station in Detroit:

  • 11 W Baltimore Ave

Where is the train station in St Louis?

St Louis has one train station:

  • Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St

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