The fort is located in Pulaski County, which has a population of nearly 45,000. Bordering the installation to the north are the towns of Waynesville and St. Robert, with an approximate combined population of 6,700. The post is two miles south of Interstate 44. St. Louis is a two hour drive to the east along Interstate 44 and Springfield, Mo., is a little more than an hour's drive to the west.
From St. Louis (East)- Drive west bound on I-70 about 4 miles, go south on 270 approximately 15 miles, drive west on I-44. Drive west bound on I-44 about 135 miles. Exit interstate on 161. At the stop light turn left onto Missouri Avenue. Drive approximately 3 miles at the end of the public road will be the Fort Leonard Wood Main gate. Map and directions
From Springfield (West)- Drive Northeast on West Kearney, turn left onto US-160 Northwest Bypass and merge eastbound onto I-44. Drive approximately 86 miles west towards St. Louis. Exit on 161 and make a right onto Missouri Avenue at the stop light. Drive approximately 3 miles at the end of the public road will be the Fort Leonard Wood Main gate. Map and directions
There is a Greyhound bus station in the city of St. Robert, Mo; just outside the main gate that make routine stops at this location, and rental car agencies are available at both Lambert and Springfield Airports.
Most major airlines fly into both Springfield, and Lambert-St. Louis Airports.
USA Express operates an airport shuttle service daily between Fort Leonard Wood and Lambert-St. Louis.
Contact information for USA Express is, 800-872-9399 or online at www.usaxonline.com . You must make reservations in advance.