Traveling to St. Louis

Driving to St. Louis?

St. Louis is within a 5-6 hour drive from these major cities: Memphis, Kansas City, Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Madison, Chicago, Milwaukee, South Bend, Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Columbus, Nashville, Louisville, Little Rock, Fayetteville, AR, Tulsa


The St. Louis Lambert International Airport ( (STL) is located just Northwest of Downtown St. Louis, Missouri. STL serves most major airlines. Information about the variety of options for Ground Transportation can be found here (

Public Transportation

St. Louis offers a wide variety of public transportation. MetroLink and MetroBus are at your service to get you where you want, when you want. MetroLink is Metro’s light-rail network and stops through St. Louis County and City and Metro East including the Cervantes Convention Center. MetroBus operates over 70 bus routes in Missouri and Illinois. Metro St. Louis is ADA accessible. For a map of the system visit this link. The cost to the America’s Center from the airport is approximately $3.50 USD (one way) by MetroLink and $7 USD (one way) by MetroBus.

Taxis & Rideshare

  • Taxis, Uber, and Lyft all operate in St. Louis.
  • Taxis: There is an app for that! For St. Louis Taxi (St. Louis County and Yellow Cab) app visit For Laclede Cab app visit The estimated cost to the America’s Center from the airport is approximately $40 USD (one way) by taxi.
  • Lyft and Uber both operate throughout St. Louis.


  • Marriott St. Louis Grand: $40 USD per day
  • Courtyard St. Louis Downtown: Off-site parking $27 USD per day
  • Holiday Inn St. Louis Downtown: $20 USD per night with unlimited in/out privileges
  • America’s Center Garage: Parking is available in garages and surface lots throughout downtown St. Louis. Visit or download a PDF map (to check out preferred Parking Providers throughout downtown St. Louis.