The cheapest busesfrom Des Moines to Iowa City

Showing times and prices for Mon, May 17





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 Des Moines to Iowa City will cost around $21 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $15.

Journey Summary

Journey Summary

Des Moines to Iowa City bus information

timelapseAvg. bus duration2h 34m
attach_moneyBus ticket price$15
place Bus depart fromDes Moines
pin_drop Bus arrive inIowa City
directions_transit Bus companiesGreyhound, Burlington Trailways, Windstar

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Bus from Des Moines to Iowa City

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  • how to get cheap bus tickets from des moines to iowa city?

  • There is a total of 3 bus companies operating this trip. Greyhound, Burlington Trailways, Windstar offer a total of 7 bus schedules from Des Moines to Iowa City. 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 $15. It is the lower trip price you can get on Mon, May 17. 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 Iowa City cheap tickets.
  • how much is bus ticket from des moines to iowa city?

  • Greyhound, Burlington Trailways, Windstar tickets to Iowa City costs between $15 and USD 24.00 each seat As mentioned before, you will find on Windstar to Iowa City low-cost tickets for only $15. This bus leaves at 14:45 from Des Moines bus station or stop at DES MOINES - 1501 2ND AVE NORTH, DES MOINES, Eastbound side of Cherry Street, between 7th and 8th Streets. On the contrary, the bus leaving at 08:30 have the most expensive ticket to Iowa City for about USD 24.00.
  • how to get to iowa city from des moines?

  • On average you find 7 daily schedules to Iowa City from Des Moines. Usually, there are 49 bus departures every week on this route. Burlington Trailways bus lines operate the largest daily fleet to Iowa City. It is an average of 4 bus schedules per day and 120 trips every month. On peak seasons bus companies may increase the number of available vehicles.
  • where are des moines and iowa city bus stations?

  • For this trip to Iowa City, you can get on board at DES MOINES - 1501 2ND AVE NORTH, DES MOINES, Eastbound side of Cherry Street, between 7th and 8th Streets. Moreover, get off the bus at IOWA CITY - 170 E COURT ST, IOWA CITY, Outside Coralville Transit Facility - 906 Quarry Road (Ring Road North of intersection of E 9th St and Quarry Rd).
  • when is the first and last bus to iowa city?

  • The first bus time to Iowa City is at 08:30. The bus timetable may vary during weekdays. The last departure time from Des Moines is at 23:10.
  • how far apart is iowa city from des moines?

  • The bus traveling length from Des Moines to Iowa City is around 2h 34m. Greyhound schedules advertise it has the fastest transportation from Des Moines. Selecting this company, you probably arrive in about 1h 55m in Iowa City.
  • 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 Iowa City in advance and have a nice trip.

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