Traveling to Kirksville

Most applicants who plan on flying to Kirksville, fly into one of the following major airports and will drive from the airport to Kirksville. Click on one of the following links below for directions from these major airports.

Air Choice One has a charter plane that travels to and from St. Louis and Kirksville. Please visit Cape Air to schedule your flight. Once you arrive in Kirksville, you will need to make travel arrangements to your hotel. Check with your hotel to see if they offer a shuttle service from the airport to the hotel. If a shuttle is not available, you will need to arrange for a cab to take you to your hotel.

Flying Direct from St. Louis

Cape Airlines has a charter plane that travels to and from St. Louis and Kirksville. Please visit Cape Air to schedule your flight. Once you arrive in Kirksville, you will need to make travel arrangements to your hotel. Check with your hotel to see if they offer a shuttle service from the airport to the hotel. If a shuttle is not available, you will need to arrange for a cab to take you to your hotel.

By Rail to La Plata, Missouri

You may want to consider taking the train to La Plata, Missouri. La Plata is located 13 miles South of Kirksville. Please visit Amtrak to review the train schedule into La Plata (LAP).

Once you arrive in La Plata you will need to make travel arrangements to your hotel. Check with your hotel to see if they offer a shuttle service from the train station to the hotel. If a shuttle is not available, you will need to arrange for a cab to take you to your hotel.

Kirksville Cab Services

STAT: Shuttle Airport Taxi
“Fastest Service to Local Plane & Train”
Owner: Glen Moritz
660.216.1311 (Text or Call)
Available 7 days a week, Please book ahead

Comfort Cab Company, LLC
Joie W. Creason, Director of Operations
660-665-6621

Adair Central Cab Company
660.665.9884

D&D Cab
660.665.4181

Maps and Parking

Maps and parking When you arrive at ATSU, please feel free to park in our designated visitor parking spots. Look for white signs with blue lettering in the back of lot K. If no spots are available in the visitor parking, please park in the non-numbered parking spaces northeast of the Tinning Education Center. All numbered parking spaces are reserved. Please refer to the campus map below for a map of the available parking areas.

Free parking is available to all guests of the College. Guests should use non-numbered parking spaces northeast of the Tinning Education Center. All numbered parking spaces are reserved. Please refer to the Campus Map for a map of the available parking areas.

Request a Tour

​Click here to request a tour of the Kirksville campus.

Lodging

Cottage Grove Bed and Breakfast
301 South Cottage Grove
660.627.4444

Brashear House Bed and Breakfast
1318 East Normal Street
660.627.0378

Days Inn
South Highway 63
800.329.7466

Corporate rate of $64 for interviewing students. Courtesy van available to meet guests at the LaPlata Train Depot and the Kirksville Airport.


Holiday Inn Express
2702 S. Franklin St.
660.627.1100

Features: Indoor pool, fitness center, complimentary breakfast, High-speed internet, guest laundry, meeting room. Toll-free Reservations: 800.HOLIDAY


Lost Branch Lodge
21614 Lost Branch Way
Brashear, MO, 63533
660.627.2500

Call Hours: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm CST
Email: lostbranchlodge@att.net
Located five miles east of Kirksville in a beautiful country setting.


Super 8 Motel
Highway 63
660.665.8826

Special rate for interviewing students of $45.99 Included in this rate: High-speed internet, continental breakfast, fitness room, guest laundry, hair dryer, free HBO. Toll-free Reservations: 800.800.8000


Comfort Inn
North Highway 63
800.228.5150

Ask about special student discount. New improved continental breakfast, coffee in room, micro/fridge, hair dryer, iron/boards in all rooms, free high speed wireless internet, three free HBO Channels. Several restaurants in walking distance. Across the street from Wal-Mart and Ruby Tuesdays.


Depot Inn
1245 North Brown Street
La Plata, MO 63549
888.814.3669

Located nine minutes from Kirksville, Make sure to identify yourself as an interviewing student when calling, Competitive rates, shuttle available from airport and train station, car rental available near location, indoor pool, pool tables, game tables, basketball goal, putting green, bicycles, guest laundry, in house movie rentals, high speed internet, free local calls to Kirksville, flat screen tv’s and dvd players in all rooms. Ask about student discount. Sunday-Thursday: $79


Local Restaurants

Bar & Grill
DuKum Inn
111 South Elson
Kirksville, MO 63501
660.665.9764

Ruby Tuesday
2510 North Baltimore
Kirksville, MO 63501
660.665.3588

Steve's Garden Deli
117 West Washington Street
Kirksville, MO 63501
660.665.450

Wooden Nickel
114 South Elson
Kirksville, MO 63501
660.665.2760

Chinese
Chen's Palace
216 North Franklin
Kirksville, MO 63501
660.627.8888

China Palace
124 North Franklin
Kirksville, MO 63501
660.627.8888

China Super Buffet
2402 North Baltimore Street
Kirksville, MO 63501
660.665.9999

Great Wall
1010 South Baltimore
Kirksville, MO 63501
660.665.9029

King's Buffet
1707 South Baltimore
Kirksville, MO 63501
660.665.6622

Coffee Shop
Costa Rican Cafe Company
107 West Washington
Kirksville, MO 63501
660.627.4777

Continental
Days Inn
3805 S. Baltimore
Kirksville, MO 63501
660.665.8244

Northtown Cafe
2801 N Baltimore
Kirksville, MO 63501
660.665.8881

Pancake City
2101 North Baltimore
Kirksville, MO 63501
660.665.6002

Coltons Steakhouse
1116 Country Club Drive
Kirksville, MO 63501
660.665.6336

Thousand Hills Dining Lodge
20431 State Hwy 157
Kirksville, MO 63501
660.665.7119

Uptown Cafe
112 North Franklin
Kirksville, MO 63501
660.665.1738

Mexican
La Fuente
1711 North Baltimore
Kirksville, MO 63501
660.627.5340

La Pachanga
1710 South Baltimore
Kirksville, MO 63501
660.665.8450

Italian/Pizza
Bellacino's Pizza & Grinders
516 North Baltimore
Kirksville, MO 63501
660.665.7665

Domino's Pizza
1109 South Baltimore
Kirksville, MO 63501
660.627.3030

Pagliai's Pizza
101 West Washington
Kirksville, MO 63501
660.665.6678

Papa John's
1506 South Baltimore
Kirksville, MO 63501
660.665.5252

Pizza Hut North
1610 North Baltimore
Kirksville, MO 63501
660.627.1248

Pizza Hut South
702 South Baltimore
Kirksville, MO 63501
660.665.8888