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St Louis International

St Louis Lambert International Airport (STL)


Situated 14 miles (23km) northwest of central St Louis, Lambert-St Louis International Airport is the busiest airport in Missouri, serving roughly 12.3 million passengers each year. Named for Olympic medallist Albert Bond Lambert, the airport is affectionately known as simply 'Lamberts'.

Flights to Lambert-St Louis International Airport come from nearly 100 destinations, most of which are within the US, but some international flights are available. The airport is attractive, with futuristic LED lighting and exhibitions by local artists in some of the concourses.


The airport is situated 14 miles (23km) northwest of St Louis.

Getting to the city

The Metrolink light rail system departs from both terminals to the city centre several times a day. Shared van services provide transport to city centre hotels; bus services, and airport taxis are also available from both terminals.


GMT -6 (GMT -5 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).


Tel: (314) 890 1333

Car rental

Car rental companies include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Thrifty, Hertz, Enterprise, and National.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available outside Exit Door 14 of Terminal 1, and outside Exit Door 12 of Terminal 2. Ride-hailing apps Uber and Lyft are also in operation.

Transfer between terminals

A free 24-hour shuttle service runs between the two terminals.


Airport facilities include ATMs, currency exchange services, an interfaith chapel, restaurants, snack bars, shops, postal services, club lounges, and an information desk. Disabled facilities are good.


There is both short-term and long-term parking, with a myriad of locations and price differences. Parking can ranges from $5 to $23 and is cheaper farther away from the terminals. A free shuttle serves certain parking lots.



Free WiFi is available throughout the airport for an hour every day, afterwhich travellers are charged a flat fee of $7.95 per day.

Business Lounges

Banquet and meeting facilities are available at the airport, and the American Airlines Admirals' Club offers conference rooms, computer terminals, data ports, and copying and printing facilities.

St Louis International Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.