Accommodations & Travel

Travel Information


The Columbia Regional Airport is a short 15-minute drive north to the MU campus. A taxi from the Columbia Regional Airport to the MU campus is approximately $36.

Columbia Regional Airport (COU)
11300 South Airport Drive
Columbia, MO 65201, USA

For those who’d rather fly into a larger airport, Columbia is located midway between airports in
St. Louis International (STL) and Kansas City International (MCI). Columbia is about a 2-hour drive from the St. Louis airport (STL) and a 2.5-hour drive from the Kansas City Airport (MCI). 

Kansas City International
601 Brasilia Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64153

St. Louis International
10701 Lambert International Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63145

Ground Transportation

From Columbia Regional Airport (COU):
Shuttles/Taxis (Columbia rates vary from $18-$25).  You can usually catch a taxi service right in front of the main terminal.
Rental car services are available in the main lobby.

From Saint Louis Airport (STL) or Kansas City Airport (MCI):
The MO-X shuttle has several regularly scheduled trips from both airports to any location in Columbia.  Schedule and rate information for MO-X can be found on their website or by calling toll free (877) 669-4826.
Rental cars are available at both the Saint Louis Airport (STL) and the Kansas City Airport (MCI).