The Economics Department and Organizing Committee welcome you to the Danforth Campus of Washington University in St. Louis.


St. Louis Lambert International Airport is  20 minutes by car and 40 minutes by Metrolink from the Danforth Campus.


MetroLink provides easy access the Danforth campus via the BLUE line.

From the airport, take the RED line east towards Shiloh Scott, exit at the Forest Park-DeBaliviere station, and take the BLUE line west towards Shrewsbury Lansdowne I-44, exit at the University City-Big Bend station. The trip will take around 35-40 minutes, and the the one-way fee is $2.

Campus is about a 15-20 min drive from the airport. Taxis are available at the exit of the airport, and the usual fare is between $30-$40.

Lyft and Uber are also available to and from Lambert Airport. Check exits for designated pickup areas. Cost should be comparable to a taxi ride.



St. Louis offers a variety of options for your stay. Please refer to the attached file for more information (PDF).