Commuting around Kirkwood – Des Peres is a breeze and is done mostly by vehicle, although there are some dedicated cyclists mixed in as well. The Metro Bus route also makes the rounds, with buses coming about every 10 minutes. Downtown Kirkwood offers a complimentary electric-vehicle shuttle on weekend evenings from area parking lots and streets to downtown restaurants, shops, and attractions.
Getting from Kirkwood to downtown St. Louis is easy, since it’s close to three major roadways—Interstate 64, Interstate 44, and Interstate 270. The historic Kirkwood Train Station offers east- and westbound trains service daily.