Directions

To Washington University in St. Louis, Danforth Campus

Taxi Cab (Pick up & Drop off)

  • Olympian Way circle-turnaround, just off Forsythe Blvd.
  • In front of the Knight Center Hotel on Throop Dr.

MetroLink (Regional Commuter Train) 

Metrolink, St. Louis' light rail commuter train system, has two stops on the Danforth Campus:

  1. Skinker station, located at the corner Skinker & Forest Park Pkwy, and north-east of campus.
  2. University City-Big Bend station, located at Big Bend & Forest Park Pkwy, and north-west of campus.

To reach these stations from Lambert St. Louis Airport (STL):

  • Board the MetroLink RED light rail train headed towards the Shiloh Scott station.
  • Exit at Forest Park - DeBaliviere & take the BLUE train towards Shrewsbury Lansdowne I-44.
  • Exit at either the first or second stop for the Skinker station or University City-Big Bend stations.
  • See Google Map directions, HERE.

To reach these stations from downtown Clayton, MO:

  • Board the MetroLink BLUE light rail train headed towards Fairview Heights station.
  • MetroLink BLUE is accessible from both the Clayton and Forsyth stations.
  • Exit at either the Skinker station or University City-Big Bend stations.
  • See Google Map directions, HERE.

MetroBus

MetroBus, also has several stops on the Danforth Campus, including Malinckrodt Center Loop near the DUC.

To reach any of these stops from downtown Clayton, MO:

  • Board the 1-Gold Bus headed toward CWE STA, the Central West End station.
  • Accessible from both S.Hanley Rd. @Shirley Dr., and the Forsyth MetroLink station.
  • Take 1-Gold approx. 8 stops, exit at Malinckrodt Center Loop stop on WashU's campus.
  • Please visit the Metro St. Louis website for the latest schedules and routes.
  • See Google Map directions, HERE.

Driving to Washington University in St. Louis

When planning your route online, choose from the following destinations on the Danforth Campus:

Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL)
1 Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130

Danforth University Center (Underground Parking Garage)
6475 Forsyth Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63105

Charles F. Knight Executive Education & Conference Center (Hotel)
Throop Drive & Snow Way Dr, St. Louis, MO 63130

Google Maps

  • "WUSTL” to route to Brookings Hall on the Danforth Campus.
  • WUSTL Knight Center” for the Charles F. Knight Executive Education & Conference Center.

Global Positioning System (GPS)

Drivers with GPS devices can enter these coordinates into their devices for detailed directions to campus.

From Lambert St. Louis Airport (STL)

  • Take I-70 east toward St. Louis.
  • Merge onto I-170 south via exit 238B, Clayton.
  • Merge onto Forest Park Parkway via exit 1E.
  • Turn right onto Big Bend Blvd.
  • Turn left onto Forsyth Blvd.

Heading WEST on US40/I-64 (from points East of Campus, including Illinois)

  • Exit at Clayton/Skinker (34B).
  • Turn right onto Skinker Blvd.
  • Turn left onto Forsyth Blvd after approximately 1 mile.

Heading EAST on I-44 (from points West of Campus)

  • Exit at Jamison and turn left.
  • Turn left on Arsenal and proceed over the bridge.
  • Turn right on McCausland.
  • McCausland becomes Skinker Blvd.
  • Turn left on Forsyth after approximately 1 mile.

Heading NORTH on I-55 (from points South of Campus)

  • Take I-55 to I-270 west or north. Take I-44 east exit.
  • Exit at Jamison and turn left.
  • Turn left on Arsenal and proceed over the bridge.
  • Turn right on McCausland. McCausland becomes Skinker Blvd.
  • Turn left on Forsyth after approximately 1 mile.

Heading SOUTH on I-70/I-55 (from points North of Campus)

  • Merge onto I-70 via the left-hand ramp toward St. Louis.
  • Merge onto I-170 south via exit 238B, Clayton.
  • Merge onto Forest Park Parkway via exit 1E.
  • Turn right onto Big Bend Blvd.
  • Turn left onto Forsyth Blvd.