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Driving Directions

Drury University
900 North Benton Avenue
Springfield
Missouri 65802
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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MISSOURI
MIDWEST
EAST
Kansas City

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Kansas City
(see map)


  • Highway 71 to HWY-7. Take 7 to 13.
  • HWY-13 becomes Kansas Expressway at Springfield.
  • Follow Kansas south to Chestnut Expressway/Business Loop I-44.
  • At Chestnut, turn east (left).
  • Turn north (left) onto Drury Lane at the Shewmaker Gates.
  • Continue through the stoplight at Central Street and Drury Lane.
TOTAL ESTIMATED TIME: 3 to 3 1/2 hrs
TOTAL ESTIMATED DISTANCE: 169 miles

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Tulsa
(see map)


  • I-44(Will Rogers Turnpike in OK) east to Springfield.
  • Take the Chestnut Expressway/Business Loop I-44 exit and turn east (right).
  • It will take at least 15 minutes to reach Benton Avenue.
  • Drury University is the first left after Benton Avenue.
  • You will see the Drury University sign just before the turn.
  • Turn north (left) onto Drury Lane at the Shewmaker Gates.
  • Continue through the stoplight at Central Street and Drury Lane.
TOTAL ESTIMATED TIME: 3 hrs
TOTAL ESTIMATED DISTANCE: 180 miles

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Saint Louis
(see map)

  • I-44 west to Springfield.
  • Take the US-65 S exit, exit number 82A, toward BRANSON.
  • Turn west (right) on Chestnut Expressway/Business Loop I-44
  • Drury is the third right past National Avenue.
  • Turn north (right) onto Drury Lane at the Shewmaker Gates.
  • Continue through the stoplight at Central Street and Drury Lane.
TOTAL ESTIMATED TIME: 4 hrs
TOTAL ESTIMATED DISTANCE: 220 miles

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Little Rock
(see map)

  • Highway 65 north to Springfield
  • Take the E. Chestnut Expressway/Business Loop I-44 exit and turn west (left).
  • Turn north (right) onto Drury Lane at the Shewmaker Gates.
  • Continue through the stoplight at Central Street and Drury Lane.
TOTAL ESTIMATED TIME: 4 1/2 to 5 hrs
TOTAL ESTIMATED DISTANCE: 219 miles

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Chicago
(see map)


  • I-44 west to Springfield.
  • Take the US-65 S exit, exit number 82A, toward BRANSON.
  • Turn west (right) on Chestnut Expressway.
  • Drury is the third right past National Avenue.
  • Turn north (right) onto Drury Lane at the Shoemaker Gates.
  • Continue through the stoplight at Central Street and Drury Lane.
TOTAL ESTIMATED TIME: 8 hrs
TOTAL ESTIMATED DISTANCE: 510 miles

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Columbia
(see map)


  • Take MO-163 North.
  • Merge onto I-70 E.
  • Take the exit, exit number 128A, towards US-63/JEFFERSON CITY/MOBERLY.
  • Merge onto US-63 South Towards Jeff City.
  • Stay straight to go onto US-54 W.
  • Turn LEFT onto MO-5.
  • Merge onto I-44 W.
  • Take the US-65 S exit, exit number 82A, towards BRANSON.
  • Turn west (right) on Chestnut Expressway/Business Loop I-44.
  • Drury is the third right past National Avenue.
  • Turn north (right) onto Drury Lane at the Shewmaker Gates.
  • Continue through the stoplight at Central Street and Drury Lane.
TOTAL ESTIMATED TIME: 4 hrs
TOTAL ESTIMATED DISTANCE: 170 miles

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Dallas
(see map)


  • US-75 North. US-75 N becomes US-69 N.
  • Follow US-69 north to I-44 (portions toll).
  • I-44 east to Springfield
  • Take the Chestnut Expressway/Business Loop I-44 exit and turn east (right).
  • It will take about 15 minutes to reach Benton Avenue.
  • Drury University is the first left past Benton Avenue. You will see the Drury University sign just before the turn.
  • Turn north (left) onto Drury Lane at the Shewmaker Gates.
  • Continue through the stoplight at Central Street and Drury Lane.

TOTAL ESTIMATED TIME: 7 to 8 hrs
TOTAL ESTIMATED DISTANCE: 490 miles

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Denver
(see map)


  • I-70 E to Kansas City
  • I-435 S, then US-71 S to Harrisonville
  • Take HWY-7 to HWY-13.
  • HWY-13 becomes Kansas Expressway at Springfield.
  • Follow Kansas south to Chestnut Expressway/Business Loop I-44.
  • At Chestnut, turn east (left).
  • Turn north (left) onto Drury Lane at the Shewmaker Gates.
  • Continue through the stoplight at Central Street and Drury Lane.

TOTAL ESTIMATED TIME: 12 to 14 hrs
TOTAL ESTIMATED DISTANCE: 770 miles

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Des Moines
(see map)


  • I-70 E to Kansas City
  • I-35 South to Kansas City
  • Merge onto I-435 south toward Independence
  • Exit onto US-71 South
  • US-71 to HWY-7
  • Take HWY-7 to HWY-13.
  • HWY-13 becomes Kansas Expressway at Springfield.
  • Follow Kansas south to Chestnut Expressway/Business Loop I-44.
  • At Chestnut, turn east (left).
  • Turn north (left) onto Drury Lane at the Shewmaker Gates.
  • Continue through the stoplight at Central Street and Drury Lane.
TOTAL ESTIMATED TIME: 7 hrs
TOTAL ESTIMATED DISTANCE: 360 miles

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Fort Smith
(see map)


  • I-40 East to US-71 North
  • Take US-71 north to Joplin
  • I-44 east to Springfield.
  • Take the Chestnut Expressway/Business Loop I-44 exit and turn east (right).
  • It will take about 15 minutes to reach Benton Avenue.
  • Drury University is the first left past Benton Avenue.
  • You will see the Drury University sign just before the turn.
  • Turn north (left) onto Drury Lane at the Shewmaker Gates.
  • Continue through the stoplight at Central Street and Drury Lane.
TOTAL ESTIMATED TIME: 4 hrs
TOTAL ESTIMATED DISTANCE: 210 miles

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Memphis
(see map)


  • I-40 W to I-55 North
  • Take the US-63 N exit toward Jonesboro
  • US-63 merges with US-60 W.
  • Take US-60 west to Springfield. Take the US-65 N exit.
  • From US-65, take the Chestnut Expressway/Business Loop I-44 exit and turn left (west)
  • Turn north (right) onto Drury Lane at the Shewmaker Gates.
  • Continue through the stoplight at Central Street and Drury Lane.
TOTAL ESTIMATED TIME: 5 1/2 to 6 hrs
TOTAL ESTIMATED DISTANCE: 290 miles

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Oklahoma City
(see map)


  • I-44 East to Springfield (Turner & Will Rogers Turnpike in OK).
  • Take the Chestnut Expressway/Business Loop I-44 exit and turn east (right).
  • Turn left at Benton Avenue then take a right at the first stoplight (Central rd).
  • Finally, turn left on Drury Lane which is the first stoplight after the turn at Central rd.
TOTAL ESTIMATED TIME: 4 to 5 hrs
TOTAL ESTIMATED DISTANCE: 280 miles

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Omaha
(see map)


  • Head southeast on I-29.
  • Continue through Kansas City as I-29 turns into US 71.
  • Take I-44 east (left) to Springfield.
  • Take exit 72 for Chestnut Exp.
  • Turn left at Benton Avenue then take a right at the first stoplight (Central rd).
  • Finally, turn left on Drury Lane which is the first stoplight after the turn at Central rd.
TOTAL ESTIMATED TIME: 6 to 6 1/2 hrs
TOTAL ESTIMATED DISTANCE: 400 miles

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Springfield-Branson National Airport
(see map)


  • Head west on north Airport Blvd
  • At the traffic circle, take the 4th exit onto Division St.
  • Turn right onto north Benton Ave
  • Turn left at the light onto Central Street
  • Turn left again onto Drury Lane
TOTAL ESTIMATED TIME: 17 min
TOTAL ESTIMATED DISTANCE: 7.8 miles

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Greyhound Bus Stop
(see map)


  • Head west on east Kearney St toward north Barnes Ave
  • Turn left onto north National Ave.
  • Turn right onto east Commercial St.
  • Turn left onto north Benton Ave.
  • Turn north (left) onto Drury Lane at the Shewmaker Gates.
  • Continue through the stoplight at Central Street and Drury Lane.
TOTAL ESTIMATED TIME: 9 min
TOTAL ESTIMATED DISTANCE: 3.6 miles

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