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Airport and Transport to SIUE


Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (STL) is approximately 45 minutes from SIUE. It is the primary airport and all major airlines provide service to St. Louis.

Transportation from the Airport to SIUE

Students are responsible for their own transportation from Lambert St. Louis Airport; SIUE does not offer airport pick-up services to new international students from the airport. However, there are a number of options to get to SIUE from the Lambert St. Louis Airport.

Option 1:

Elite Transportation Services is a reputable St. Louis region transportation company that has built a relationship with SIUE. Students should call Alex two days ahead of time to arrange a pick-up reservation. The cost is about $70 from Lambert St. Louis international airport to SIUE. After you schedule airport pick-up with Elite Transportation, a driver will meet you at the end of the concourse on the first floor, immediately before the baggage area. The driver will have a sign with your name on it. The driver will bring you to the campus in Edwardsville, Illinois.

If there is a DELAY, FLIGHT CANCELLATION, or you MISS YOUR FLIGHT, contact Elite Transporatation directly at (314) 369-9073 or Please note that if you arrange airport pick-up, you are responsible for paying for it whether or not use it. To make reservations please call (314) 369 – 9073. Additional information can be found at their website


Option 2:

Laclede Cab is a local taxi company in the St. Louis region. Students can also book their transportation through Laclede Cab. To make reservations please call  (314) 652 – 3456. Additional information can be found at their website


Option 3:

You may arrange for personal transportation from the airport through a friend or relative. Some of the campus student national organizations also assist students from their respective countries. A list of campus student organizations can be found here

International Organziation


If you are a School of Business exchange student please contact Deanna Lotter for your airport pickup. His contact information is 618-650-5440 or

If you are an ITU double degree seeking student please contact Dr. Karacal for your airport pickup. His contact information is 618-650-2435 or 

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