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Out-of-Town Patients

Getting to St. Louis

The St. Louis area is served by Lambert International Airport, a short 20-minute ride from the Siteman Cancer Center. Daily, weekly and monthly car rentals are available at the airport. In addition, public transportation is available from the airport to the cancer center's main campus. This includes a light-rail system with a station on the Washington University Medical Center campus in the Central West End area of St. Louis that is just a few blocks from the cancer center. For more information about light-rail, bus and van shuttle schedules, visit the Metro website.

Beyond air transportation, St. Louis is easily accessible by bus, car and train.

Guest and Patients Relations

For assistance in making travel arrangements to our main campus, contact your travel agent or our Guest and Patient Relations Department. Staff members in the department are experienced in assisting patients and families with all aspects of their stay. This includes travel and transportation arrangements, hotel or apartment accommodations, planned activities and interpreter services. Staff members also can help with a variety of services inside the hospital, such as photocopying and faxing; locating books and magazines, craft kits and activities; and barber or beauty services. You may call the department directly at 314-362-5196 or toll-free at 800-551-3492 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Central Standard Time Monday through Friday.

Transportation Assistance

Free air transportation may be available to qualifying patients and family members through a nonprofit organization called Air Charity Network. The organization, formerly known as Angel Flight, matches passengers with pilots throughout the United States who donate their time, aircraft and fuel to help others. Information about Air Charity Network's services is available at To request a flight, call toll-free 800-446-1231.

Where to Stay

Click here for information about lodging options near Siteman's main campus. To learn about hotels and motels near our west county location in Creve Coeur or our St. Peters location, call the appropriate number below:

  • West county location – 314-996-8270
  • St. Peters location – 636-916-9920
  • South county location – 314-286-2500