Lambert St Louis International Airport - STL

St Louis, United States (US)

Getting around the airport

Two terminals, five concourses, Metrolink and bus

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

Terminal 1: 
handles domestic flights through Concourses A, B, C and D. 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. Airlines served by this terminal include Air Canada, United, Delta, American and Alaska.
Terminal 2: handles international flights through Concourse E. Terminal 2 has two levels. The lower level is arrivals and the upper level is departures with ticketing, shops, and restaurants. Airlines served by this terminal include Frontier Airlines, Southwest, Wow Air and Swiftair.

Travelling between terminals 
Terminals 1 and 2 are connected by a free 24-hour shuttle bus which is accessible from Exit 12 and runs in 8-15 minute intervals. Passengers can also take the MetroLink for free. In Terminal 1, the MetroLink Station is located at Exit Door 1 at the east of all ticket counters in the ticketing level. In Terminal 2, the MetroLink Station is located at Exit Door 12 through the parking garage.

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Getting into St Louis

Shuttle, Light Rail and Taxi

Shuttle

Shared ride shuttles leave the airport approximately every 30 minutes. The GO Best Express is recommended by the airport. 

Location:
Terminal 1, before security, lower level, exit MT12 directly opposite baggage carousel 2
Terminal 2, before security, lower level, between exists ET12 and ET14 in baggage claim area
Cost: USD 25 one-way, USD 45 round-trip (Children 5 and under ride for free)
Opening hours: 06:00-22:00, daily

Light Rail

MetroLink is the St. Louis and metropolitan area light rail system. 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.

Location:
Terminal 1, before security, lower level, exit door MT17 near Credit Union
Terminal 2, before security, lower level, exit door 12 through the parking garage
Cost: USD 2.50 one-way, USD 4 all-day pass
Opening hours:
Terminal 1 - 04:21-00:56 Mon-Fri, 04:56-00:56 Sat and Sun
Terminal 2 - 04:23-00:58 Mon-Fri, 04:58-00:58 Sat and Sun

Taxi

The airport works with the Metropolitan Taxicab Commission for its passengers. Exact fares depend on final destination.

Location:
Terminal 1, before security, lower level, exit door MT14 to Garage Yellow Level
Terminal 2, before security, lower level, exit door ET12
Cost: approximately USD 42-55 to downtown depending on traffic + USD 4 taxi pickup

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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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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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Showers

Not available

Showers are not available at STL airport.

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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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Lounges

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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Free Wi-Fi

Throughout the airport

St. Louis Lambert International Airport offers free Wi-Fi for 60 minutes in all areas of the airport. Additional time is USD 7.95 per day. Once you connect to the Wi-Fi, you will be asked to accept terms and conditions for use and then click "CONNECT".

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