GTC Frequently Asked Questions

Gateway Transportation Center Frequently Asked Questions

What transportation options does the Gateway Transportation Center offer?
Amtrak passenger train, Greyhound bus, with easy convenient access to Metro light rail and bus service.

At what times is the Gateway Transportation Center open?
The GTC is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

How do I find Amtrak or Greyhound ticket and schedule information?
You can find ticket and schedule information on the Amtrak and Greyhound Web sites. You may go to their websites via the links on our main page.

How do I find local bus and light rail schedule information?
You can find local public transportation schedules on the Metro Web site.

Is there parking available?
Yes. Long-term paid parking is available on Amtrak-owned property at 421 South 16th Street, the corner of 16th and Poplar Streets in Downtown St. Louis. This secure 42-space parking area is paved, fenced, well-lit and monitored by security cameras. It is fully automated, only accepts credit or debit cards and offers a rate of $6 for up to 24 hours and $6 for each succeeding 24-hour period.

Short-term parking is also available in neighboring public and private lots. The most convenient lot is located directly west of the GTC main entrance and accepts automated payments for hourly rate. The rate is $1 per hour up to 24 hours. You can use credit/debit cards and coins for payment.

Drop-offs by private vehicle or taxicab are permitted. Use of MetroLink’s free long-term parking lots in Missouri and Illinois is encouraged.

Is there taxi service from the GTC to my St. Louis area destination?
Yes. There is taxi service available just outside the main GTC entrance.

Who owns and operates the Gateway Transportation Center?
The city of St. Louis owns the GTC and it is operated by the Comptroller’s Office.

How much did the Gateway Transportation Center cost and who paid for it?
Construction cost $25.7 million and was funded by a variety of federal, state and local sources.

What dining options are there at the Gateway Transportation Center?
Arch City Deli and KFC/Pizza Hut Express are located at the GTC offering a variety of dining options for your convenience.

I am planning a trip to St. Louis and want to know what events are going on.
Click on the About St. Louis and About Downtown links on the main page for details on attractions and events in the St. Louis area.

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