No, for now, there are no direct flights to St. Louis. British passengers often prefer booking Delta or Virgin Atlantic flights to this city in Missouri, which at times come with one or two stops. Most of these flights have a duration of 13 hours.
Delta provides many routes from the UK to St. Louis. For simplicity, let us inform you about the one connecting London Heathrow and St. Louis. Flight number DL 31 leaves for Atlanta, for the first half of your travels. This service takes off at 12:45 PM every day from London and lands at Hartsfield-Jackson International at 5:30 PM. Delta 1619 takes passengers from Atlanta to their ultimate destination, i.e. St. Louis. Please note that is one of the permutations of Delta flights to St. Louis. Call our agents for further details.
Except for a minor spike in June, as the year progresses, less and less number of tourists choose to come to St. Louis. The month of November, just a few weeks before Christmas time, is thus the slowest for tourism in St. Louis and by far the cheapest time to visit the city. November is a bit chillier but still dry as compared to the summer. The average temperature is about 15°C, with highs in the early twenties. Pack up and book a trip to St. Louis in November for the cheapest St. Louis trip of them all.
The city of St. Louis, Missouri is served by Lambert International Airport (STL), which is only 26 kilometres from Downtown West. The airport serves as 15.5 million passengers a year and thousands of tons of cargo pass through this major American airport each year. The Metrobus and the MetroLink connect St. Louis Lambert Airport with the rest of the city.
February to June is the best time to plan a trip to St. Louis. St. Louis is a city of a hundred parks and gardens. In springtime, the city’s gardens blossom with all sorts of flowers. From February up to May, there is little to no rain falling over the city as well. There are brief showers but only once a week, that drizzle down the dust in the air, making the environment fresh. During these times the mean temperature remains inside the 15°C to 25°C range. The spring brings a lot more tourists to the city so be sure to book your trip with our agents months in advance and call us on 020 3745 5784 for cheaper itineraries.
The United States bought the territory of Louisiana, including St. Louis from France for fifteen million dollars, in the famous Louisiana Purchase 1805. Since then, St. Louis has become a gateway to western America. The French, German and American cultures have influenced the city’s landmarks.
Most of the festivities begin in the spring, especially in April when the St. Louis Fitness Marathon invites more than 25,000 runners to race through the streets of the city. Wait for just a couple of days and attend the Missouri Botanical Garden: Chinese Culture Celebration. See a seventy-foot dragon at the festival, which is surrounded by Chinese acrobats and authentic Chinese cuisine for your delight. In May, the St. Louis African Arts Festival gathers much attention and showcases African films, clothing and eye-catching African jewellery. In August, the World’s Fair Heritage Festival is a mash-up of all sorts of activities and food stalls. The Forest Park is bustling with diversity – there are performers, musicians and food trucks everywhere.
The MetroLink is a light rail that connects the Illinois side to downtown St. Louis and beyond. The MetroLink connects St. Louis’s airport with the rest of the area. If you are taking the MetroLink from the airport, it will cost you $ 4, but from elsewhere you only need to pay $3 for a two-hour transfer pass and go about the city.
Metro St. Louis zooms around the city. These buses only demand $ 2 for a ride around town, but they stop less frequently at bus stops. These days, the tourists would not find many taxis roaming around the city in search of a ride. Call a taxi driver or use ridesharing applications like Uber.
Right along the Mississippi River, there are a few five-star hotels in St. Louis. They can provide the best services and are staffed with competent chauffeurs and brilliant chefs. Please select the hotels from the list below.