Naperville to St. Louis Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $22
Fastest Way Flight — 1h 4min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 32 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 243 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak, AirChoiceOne, Alaska Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United
Bus
$22 · 5h 45min · 39 lb of CO2
Naperville to St Louis
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Train
$60 · 5h 16min · 73 lb of CO2
NPV to STL
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Flight
$115 · 1h 4min · 126 lb of CO2
ORD to STL
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Naperville to St. Louis Flights

There are 2 airports — ORD, MDW — that make sense to fly out of from Naperville and 1 airports — STL — to access St. Louis. The best deals are usually found by flying out of ORD.

AirChoiceOne, United, Alaska Airlines, Southwest Airlines operate flights which can help you travel from Naperville to St. Louis.

The cheapest way by air is via United and flies from Chicago Ohare Intl (ORD) to Lambert St Louis Intl (STL). Southwest Airlines flies from Chicago Ohare Intl (ORD) to Lambert St Louis Intl (STL) and is the quickest flight to get you from Naperville to St. Louis.Out of the 4 total modes of travel to St. Louis from Naperville, a flight is the quickest method.

Drive
$33 · 4h 23min · 50 lb of CO2
Naperville to St. Louis

Drive from Naperville to St. Louis

It's 244 miles between Naperville to St. Louis. On a typical day, it might take between 4h 23min and 4h 36min from Naperville to St. Louis under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 4h 49min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to St. Louis by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $32.

What is the best way to travel from Naperville to St. Louis?

The are 10 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Naperville to St. Louis. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Chicago towards St Louis, as it is the cheapest to St. Louis. It's common to find tickets for as low as $22. Greyhound operates from Naperville to St. Louis, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Naperville to St. Louis?

On your trip from Naperville to St. Louis, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Is the train or the bus better from Naperville to St. Louis MO?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Naperville to St. Louis. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to St. Louis is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Naperville/St. Louis buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Naperville is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Naperville IL and St. Louis during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Naperville to St. Louis? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of St. Louis traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to St. Louis is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Naperville to St. Louis?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Naperville to St. Louis is by bus. The bus costs $22 roughly and will take 5 hours 45 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from Naperville to St. Louis?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Naperville area and St. Louis, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 6 hours 39 minutes. We recommend catching the train at NPV Naperville Amtrak, which is about 1 miles from Naperville. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at KCY Kansas City, CHI Chicago.

How long does it take from Naperville to St. Louis by car?

The total distance between Naperville and St. Louis is 244 miles and will take you about 4 hours 23 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $33.

Travel companies on this route

Bus
Greyhound Greyhound from Naperville to St. Louis
Useful Links Greyhound Contact Page Greyhound Bustracker Website
Customer Service1-214-849-8966
Customer Service Español1-800-531-5332
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Train
Amtrak Amtrak from Naperville to St. Louis
Useful Links Map Coverage Schedule Pet Policy Website
Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
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Flight
AirChoiceOne AirChoiceOne from Naperville to St. Louis
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Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines from Naperville to St. Louis
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Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines from Naperville to St. Louis
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United United from Naperville to St. Louis
Useful Links Map Reservations Coverage Baggage Website
Reservations1-800-864-8331
Damaged, Delayed, or Lost Luggage & Lost Items1-800-335-2247
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