Located in the heart of the St. Louis metropolitan region, Bridgeton is both a suburb of and transport hub within the Greater St. Louis region. While just a mere 5-minute drive to Lambert - St. Louis International Airport, Bridgeton is also home to Missouri's highest volume interstate interchange, I-70 and I-270, with more than 160,000-plus vehicle trips daily. The City's location provides easy access to Interstate both 64/40 and Interstate 44, and is within a 15-minute drive to downtown St. Louis, the Clayton Central Business District (CBD) and West St. Louis County, and a short 10-minute drive to St. Charles County via one of its three Interstate 70 interchanges.
Cities within 500 miles of Greater St. Louis include:
Lambert - St. Louis International Airport
Lambert - St. Louis International Airport is located adjacent to Bridgeton and is ranked the 43rd busiest airport in North America for aircraft operations, 35th for passenger totals, and 55th for cargo operations by Airport Council International in 2012. Lambert has 88 gates serving 10 major airlines, 27 regional/commuter airlines, and a number of cargo carriers and charter/air taxi airlines with an average of 467 daily arrivals and departures in 2013.
The City of Bridgeton provides free van transportation services within city-limits to elderly and disabled residents.
Metro provides transportation services to the St. Louis region including:
- Metro Call-A-Ride paratransit van system
- MetroBus bus system
- MetroLink light rail system