Maps & Directions

Situated in Kirksville, a welcoming college town in northeastern Missouri, Truman provides the perfect setting for the pursuit of a rich college experience.?Kirksville is?within easy driving distance of major cities such as St. Louis, Kansas City, and Des Moines.

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Recommended Driving Routes

Driving Directions*

From Kansas City: Take Interstate 35 north to Highway 36. Follow 36 east to Macon, Mo. At Macon, take Highway 63 north into Kirksville.
*Recommended route from Kansas City?
From St. Louis: Take Interstate 70 west to Columbia, Mo. At Columbia, take Highway 63 north into Kirksville. If traffic in Columbia is expected to be busy, you may also take Highway 61 north to Hannibal, Mo. At Hannibal, take Highway 36 west until Macon, Mo., where you will take Highway 63 north into Kirksville.
From Chicago: Take Interstate 55 or 57 south or 39/51 south to Interstate 72. Follow 72 west and cross the Mississippi River to Missouri Interstate 36. At Macon, Mo., take Highway 63 north into Kirksville.


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Visitors Parking

Weekday Visitors: Obtain a visitor’s parking pass from the Office of Admission located in the Ruth W. Towne Museum & Visitors Center.
Weekend Visitors: Guests are welcome to park in any open campus?lot.

Local Transportation

Airport: ?Fly into the Kirksville Regional Airport on Cape Air which offers daily flights between Kirksville and St. Louis.
Train:? The Amtrak Station in La Plata, Mo., is only 15 miles south of Kirksville. Amtrak often offers special deals for students.
Bus: Greyhound bus stops at a location on the north side of Kirksville. Service is available from most locations with transfers.

If you need transportation from the Kirksville Regional Airport, the Amtrak Station, or the Bus drop-off, see the Kirksville Tourism website.

Area Lodging and Dining

For places to eat, stay, and shop while you’re visiting Kirksville,?check out dining options on campus?and the?Visitors Guide to Kirksville.

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Kirksville Guide