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There are 11 ways to get from Iowa to West Virginia by plane, train, bus or car

Select a route below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Omaha to Pittsburgh  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Omaha (OMA) to Pittsburgh (PIT) OMA - PIT

$267 - $971

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Chicago, IL
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Columbus
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Charleston, WV

$114 - $225

9 alternative options

Fly Moline to Pittsburgh  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Moline (MLI) to Pittsburgh (PIT) MLI - PIT

$234 - $925

Fly Moline to Charleston  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Moline (MLI) to Charleston (CRW) MLI - CRW

$261 - $1,246

Fly Moline to Clarksburg  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Moline (MLI) to Clarksburg (CKB) MLI - CKB

$229 - $930

Fly Omaha to Reagan Washington, train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Omaha (OMA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) OMA - DCA
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Martinsburg Caperton Transportation Center

$212 - $888

Fly Des Moines to Reagan Washington, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Des Moines (DSM) to Reagan Washington (DCA) DSM - DCA
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Martinsburg Caperton Transportation Center

$208 - $493

Bus, train  •  21 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Chicago, IL 1202 / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak Cardinal

$136 - $298

Bus, train via Des Moines, IA  •  22 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Chicago, IL East Bound
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak Cardinal

Bus, train via Ottumwa Amtrak  •  23 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Monroe, IA
  2. Take the bus from Monroe, IA to Ottumwa, IA
  3. Take the train from Ottumwa Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak

$178 - $422

Drive  •  13 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Des Moines to Charleston 779.8 miles

$75 - $110

Map of how to get from Iowa to West Virginia.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 703.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 6 min

What companies run services between Iowa, USA and West Virginia, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Council Bluffs to Weirton Heights hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Des Moines to Charleston via Chicago, IL, W Rich St & Starling St, and Columbus, OH in around 19 hours 27 minutes.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Omaha to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Omaha to Pittsburgh via Charlotte
Avg. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Omaha to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia
Avg. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Moline to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Moline to Pittsburgh via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Avg. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Moline to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Avg. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Omaha to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Des Moines to Reagan Washington
Avg. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $950
Flights from Des Moines to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $950
Flights from Des Moines to Reagan Washington via Charlotte
Avg. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Omaha to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Avg. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Omaha to Pittsburgh via Minneapolis
Avg. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Omaha to Pittsburgh via Atlanta
Avg. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Moline to Pittsburgh via Minneapolis
Avg. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Moline to Pittsburgh via Atlanta
Avg. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Moline to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Avg. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Moline to Charleston via Atlanta
Avg. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Omaha to Reagan Washington
Avg. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Omaha to Reagan Washington via Minneapolis
Avg. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Des Moines to Reagan Washington via Minneapolis
Avg. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Des Moines to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Avg. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Des Moines to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Avg. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Omaha to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Moline to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Moline to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Moline to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Avg. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Moline to Clarksburg via Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Omaha to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Des Moines to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Omaha to Pittsburgh via Chicago Midway
Avg. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Omaha to Pittsburgh via St. Louis
Avg. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Omaha to Reagan Washington
Avg. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Omaha to Reagan Washington via Chicago Midway
Avg. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Omaha to Reagan Washington via St. Louis
Avg. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Des Moines to Reagan Washington via St. Louis
Avg. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Omaha to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Omaha to Pittsburgh via Toronto
Avg. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Martinsburg Caperton Transportation Center
Avg. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak
Avg. Duration
13 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $470
Train from Ottumwa Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Avg. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Chicago, IL
Avg. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Monroe, IA
Avg. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Monroe, IA to Ottumwa, IA
Avg. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Columbus
Avg. Duration
6 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$35 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Columbus, OH to Charleston, WV
Avg. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Chicago, IL
Avg. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
gowindstar.com

How far is it from Iowa to West Virginia?

The distance between Iowa and West Virginia is 1125 km. The road distance is 1248 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Iowa to West Virginia?

The cheapest way to get from Iowa to West Virginia is to drive which costs $95 and takes 13 hours 13 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Iowa to West Virginia?

The quickest way to get from Iowa to West Virginia is to fly which takes 4 hours 6 minutes and costs $600.

Is there a direct bus between Iowa and West Virginia?

No, there is no direct bus from Iowa to West Virginia. However, there are services departing from Des Moines, IA and arriving at Charleston, WV via Chicago, IL, W Rich St & Starling St and Columbus, OH. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 hours 27 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Iowa to West Virginia?

It takes approximately 4 hours 6 minutes to get from Iowa to West Virginia, including transfers.