St Louis is an independent city and has an inland port that is important to the U.S. state of Missouri. The city was founded by Pierre Laclede and Auguste Chouteau in 1764. Being a port city, St. Louis is a significant transportation and distribution hub for the Midwest. The Greater St. Louis Metropolitan area has a population of approximately 3 million people. Located along the Mississippi River, St. Louis is among the 20 most populous US cities. The city used to be under French and Spanish colonial rule.
Before St. Louis became an official city, a large forest covered the area. The forest was vital for the survival of Native Americans who were hunter-gatherers. The city has maintained its green image. The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, Missouri Botanical Garden, Forest Park, City Museum, and the Missouri Civil War Museum are some of the iconic places worth visiting in St. Louis.
Once you’ve landed at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, 14 miles outside St. Louis city center, there are plenty of convenient and comfortable options you can take to reach the city center. You can find a taxi almost every hour, both day and night. It’s also possible to find international car rental agencies at the airport for car rental. You can also use the Metrolink, take the bus, take a limousine, or use airport or hotel services to get you to St. Louis.
One of the fastest methods of transportation from Lambert-St Louis Airport to the city center is to use airport services that are in use for most of the day. GO BEST Express services bring their passengers from the airport to the city center between 06:00 to 22:00 in the morning. You can contact us at 1-877-785-4682 to make a reservation and get more information on departure times, which should be every 30 minutes. It should be possible to use these services even if you are traveling for business purposes.
If you want to rent a car from the airport, there are many alternatives such as Alamo, Enterprise, Hertz, AVIS, National, Budget and Thrifty. Those who want to rent a car from the Alamo can call (800) 462-5266 to get information about the necessary procedures and to reserve a vehicle. If your preference for car rental is AVIS, you can call (800) 831-2847 before you arrive at the airport. You can contact Hertz at (800) 654-3131 and Budget at (800) 527-0700. Once you have your car, following the directions towards the city center for approximately 14 miles should be no problem. If you don’t trust yourself to find your way around easily, the getting a detailed road map before you leave the airport, or using the GPS system on your phone, might be a good idea.
Another option for those who want to use public transport is the Metrolink. With Metrolink you can travel directly to 37 stations from the airport in total. The Metrolink can be reached from Terminal 1 and Terminal 2.
You can reach the bus stops where buses leave for the center within minutes by taking an airport service and then to the MetroBus or Greyhound buses. Fares for buses are generally cheap enough to not be a blow to your budget.
You can taxis at exit 14 of Terminal 1 and the exit 12 of Terminal 2 in Lambert-St. At Louis Airport. An extra $ 4 is added for the airport taxis, and the total cost will differ according to where you go. If you need to travel somewhere far away from the city without forcing your budget, you can reach the bus stops with the airport service and continue by bus from there. If want to find out a fixed cost about your taxi fare then you can talk to the driver and see if a fixed rate for you destination is possible.
There are options to rent limousines for passengers who want to spoil themselves while traveling from Lambert-St. Louis Airport to the city center. To make reservations for the A-VIP Limo and Car Service vehicles, you can call (314) 576-5211. You can dial (618) 337-8839 for Cardinal Limousine Service, which serves this area. If you prefer Kelly's Limousine Service you can make a reservation at (618) 397-3510 and for Jed Limousine at (314) 429-2200 limousine service. One of the greatest advantages of limousines is that provide passengers with private chauffeurs so you can travel freely to wherever you want without having to worry about driving.
You can reach your hotel directly by calling your hotel before your arrival and arranging a shuttle service. If you forget to contact them then it’s also possible to reach them after you’ve landed by using the phones that can be found in both terminals. In Terminal 1, the phones are next to gates 12, 17 and 18. In Terminal 2, phones are located near gate 12.Last Updated: January 07, 2017