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Airport and Transport to SIUE


Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (Airport Code: 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

New international students for the summer 2017 semester can register for airport pickup and arrival support if they are arriving to St. Louis Lambert International Airport (Airport Code: STL) on the following dates only:

Monday, May 22
Tuesday, May 23
Wednesday, May 24 

Please note that School of Business exchange students will be contacted directly by the School of Business for instructions on airport pickup and support. If you are a School of Business exchange student, you do not need to complete the following form. 

New students arriving outside these dates will need to arrange and pay for their own transportation to Edwardsville, Illinois. 

If you wish to register for airport pick up and arrival support, please complete the airport arrival form by May 15, 2017. 

You will need to know the full address of your permanent or temporary housing to use this service. SIUE does not provide temporary housing.

Here are some options if you arrive outside the dates listed above:

Option 1:

Excel Transportation Services is a reputable St. Louis region transportation company that has built a relationship with SIUE. The cost is about $58 from Lambert St. Louis International Airport to SIUE. After you schedule airport pick up with Excel 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 Excel Transportation directly at 618-251-9410 or Please note that if you arrange airport pick up, you are responsible for paying for it whether or not you use it. To make reservations, please call 618-251-9410. Visit the Excel Transportation Services website for more information. 


Option 2:

Laclede Cab is a local taxi company in the St. Louis area. Students can also book their transportation through Laclede Cab. To make reservations please call  314-652-3456. Visit the Laclede Cab website for more information.


Option 3:

You may choose to 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. Check the list of campus student organizations

International Organziation


If you are a School of Business exchange student, please contact Deanna Lotter for your airport pickup. Her 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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