Lambert St Louis International Airport

St Louis, US


Getting around the airport


Lambert-St Louis Airport is 10 miles northwest of downtown St. Louis. The terminal complex has two terminals:

Domestic Terminal 1 with Concourses A & C and
International Terminal 2 with Concourse E.

  • The terminals are connected by a free shuttle bus. It is accessible from Exit 12.
  • Terminal 1 has lower, mid, and upper levels. The lower level is Arrivals; the mid-level offers food and drink, services, and amenities; the upper level houses food and drink, information points and doors 1-6 for exiting. Concourse A (Air Canada Jazz, Charters, Delta and United Airlines) and Concourse C (Air Choice One, Alaska, American, Cape Air, Frontier and US Airways) are airside.
  • Terminal 2 has two levels. The lower level is Arrivals and upper level is departures with ticketing, shops, and restaurants. Concourse E is airside with gates E2-33.


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Getting into St Louis

Shuttle, Light Rail and Taxi


Shared ride shuttle leave the airport approximately every 15 to 30 minutes. The GO Best Express is recommended by the airport. One-way fare to downtown hotels are approximately USD 22. Make your reservation online.

Terminal 1, landside, lower level, exit MT12 directly opposite baggage carousel 2
Terminal 2, landside, lower level, between exists ET12 and ET14 in baggage claim area

Hours: 06:00-22:00 (reservations can be made outside these hours)

Light Rail

MetroLink is the St. Louis and metropolitan area light rail system. Fares are USD 2.50 one-way or an all-day pass for USD 4. Trains operate every 20 minutes and the journey takes approximately 25 minutes to downtown. If arriving via MetroLink use either the Lambert-East stop for Southwest, Frontier & Charters, or the Lambert-Main stop for all other airlines. The stops are close to their terminals.

Terminal 1, landside, lower level, exit door MT17 near Credit Union
Hours: 04:21-00:57 Mon-Fri, 05:07-00:57 Sat

Terminal 2, landside, south of terminal, accessible through the parking garage on all levels
Hours: 04:23-00:59 Mon-Fri, 05:09-00:59 Sat


The airport works with the Metropolitan Taxicab Commission for its passengers. Exact fares depend on final destination but is approximately USD 35. There is an Airport User Fee of USD 3 per pickup and another USD 1 for each additional passenger. 

Terminal 1, landside, lower level, exit door MT14 to Garage Yellow Level
Terminal 2, landside, lower level, exit door ET12

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Dining Options

Various alternatives after security

There are several food and beverage options in both terminals after security:

Terminal 1

  • Brioche Doree, near Gate A4, 05:00-20:00 Mon-Sun
  • Starbucks, near Gate A6, 05:00-20:00 Mon-Fri and Sun, 05:00-19:00 Sat
  • Beers of the World, near Gate A6, 06:00-20-00 Mon-Sun
  • Grounded in St. Louis, near Gate A9, 06:00-20:00 Mon-Fri and Sun, 06:00-19:00 Sat
  • Mike Shannon's, near Gate A14, 10:00-20:00 Mon-Sun
  • Dunkin' Donuts/Baskin Robbins, near Gate A16, 04:30-20:00 Mon-Fri and Sun, 04:30-19:00 Sat

Terminal 2

  • Pasta House/Schlafly, near Gate E6, 06:00-21:00 Mon-Sun
  • Great American Bagel, near Gate E8, 05:00-20:30 Mon-Sun
  • Eighteen-76, near Gate E10, 09:30-21:30 Mon-Sun
  • Auntie Anne's Pretzels, near Gate E12, 06:00-20:00 Mon-Sun
  • Dunkin' Donuts/Baskin Robbins, near Gate E16, 05:00-20:30 Mon-Sun
  • Burger King, near Gate E16, 05:00-22:00 Mon-Sun
  • California Pizza Kitchen, near Gate E16, 08:00-21:30 Mon-Sun
  • Starbucks, near Gate E16, 04:45-21:00 Mon-Sun
  • Chili's, near Gate E20, 06:00-21:30 Mon-Sun
  • St. Louis Brewmasters Tap Room, near Gate E24, 10:00-21:30 Mon-Sun

There is also a Starbucks (05:30-20:00 Mon-Sun) before the security in Terminal 2.

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Power outlets

Available at seating

Seats throughout the airport have a small power station with power and USB outlets to charge electronics.

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AA Admiral’s Club

The AA Admiral’s club provides workstations, computers, and conference rooms.

Terminal 1, Concourse C, airside, to the left after security checkpoint
Hours: 04:30-18:45

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Not available

Showers are not available at STL airport.

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Save on Your Car Rental

Lowest Price Guaranteed

Rental car company counters are located on the lower level of Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Major hire companies are available here.

Terminal 1, landside, lower level, near door MT17

Terminal 2, landside, lower level, near door ET12

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