The cheapest busesfrom Chicago to Des Moines

Showing times and prices for Wed, Apr 21





The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Chicago to Des Moines will cost around $49 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $39.

Journey Summary

Journey Summary

Chicago to Des Moines bus information

timelapseAvg. bus duration9h 8m
attach_moneyBus ticket price$39
place Bus depart fromChicago
pin_drop Bus arrive inDes Moines
directions_transit Bus companiesGreyhound, Burlington Trailways, Windstar

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Bus from Chicago to Des Moines

Travel by bus to Des Moines easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Chicago to Des Moines.
  • how to get cheap bus tickets from chicago to des moines?

  • There is a total of 3 bus companies operating this trip. Greyhound, Burlington Trailways, Windstar offer a total of 10 bus schedules from Chicago to Des Moines. Keep in mind that this 3 road operator(s) have different ticket prices and service offers shown on the bus timetable. Windstar tickets are available for $39. It is the lower trip price you can get on Wed, Apr 21. Compare all bus fare prices that vary according to comfort, ticket promotions, and availability. Take time and check customers 5637 reviews for Greyhound, Burlington Trailways, Windstar bus services. Users reviews best describe the real bus trip experience. The company score relates to bus quality, punctuality, cleanliness, and staff behavior. Ratings and reviews are relevant information when searching and comparing bus prices. Bus booking in advance is the best way to find Des Moines cheap tickets.
  • how much is bus ticket from chicago to des moines?

  • Greyhound, Burlington Trailways, Windstar tickets to Des Moines costs between $39 and USD 52.50 each seat As mentioned before, you will find on Windstar to Des Moines low-cost tickets for only $39. This bus leaves at 11:00 from Chicago bus station or stop at CHICAGO 95TH & DAN RYAN, CHICAGO, CHICAGO AMTRAK (E) - 225 S CANAL ST, Megabus stop on W Polk St. between S Clinton St and S Canal St. On the contrary, the bus leaving at 20:45 have the most expensive ticket to Des Moines for about USD 52.50.
  • how to get to des moines from chicago?

  • On average you find 10 daily schedules to Des Moines from Chicago. Usually, there are 70 bus departures every week on this route. Burlington Trailways bus lines operate the largest daily fleet to Des Moines. It is an average of 5 bus schedules per day and 150 trips every month. On peak seasons bus companies may increase the number of available vehicles.
  • where are chicago and des moines bus stations?

  • For this trip to Des Moines, you can get on board at CHICAGO 95TH & DAN RYAN, CHICAGO, CHICAGO AMTRAK (E) - 225 S CANAL ST, Megabus stop on W Polk St. between S Clinton St and S Canal St. Moreover, get off the bus at DES MOINES, DES MOINES - 1501 2ND AVE NORTH, Eastbound side of Cherry Street, between 7th and 8th Streets.
  • when is the first and last bus to des moines?

  • The first bus time to Des Moines is at 01:25. The bus timetable may vary during weekdays. The last departure time from Chicago is at 22:40.
  • how far apart is des moines from chicago?

  • The bus traveling length from Chicago to Des Moines is around 9h 8m. Windstar schedules advertise it has the fastest transportation from Chicago. Selecting this company, you probably arrive in about 6h 40m in Des Moines.
  • which is the best way for bus booking?

  • There are many different secure forms of acquiring a ticket. The more comfortable, secure and faster way is to get your bus ticket online at Greyhound, Burlington Trailways, Windstar website. Alternatively, you can book by phone or directly at the counter.
    • Greyhound phone number: 800 231 2222
    • Burlington Trailways phone number: 800 992 4618
    • Windstar phone number: (888) 494-6378
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  • how to get ticket refund on greyhound, burlington trailways, windstar?

  • Note that companies have different policies regarding fare types and changes. Find more information on bus company page.
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  • BusBuster has all information for you discover the best and cheapest bus ticket. Explore all available tools and 5637 user reviews to best choose between Greyhound, Burlington Trailways, Windstar. BusBuster does not sell tickets. If you want to purchase bus tickets online, this site will redirect you to the official Greyhound, Burlington Trailways, Windstar website. Reserve your bus seat to Des Moines in advance and have a nice trip.

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