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Bus, line 93 bus  •  3h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Ames, Ia to Des Moines, Ia
  2. Take the line 93 bus from 3Rd St / Grand Ave, Dsm to Crescent Chase / Nw86th St 93
  3. Take the bus from Crescent Chase / Nw86th St to Grimes Walmart, Grm

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Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ames to Grimes 43 miles

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Ames to Grimes 43 miles
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The cheapest way to get from Ames to Grimes is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 46 min.

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The fastest way to get from Ames to Grimes is to taxi. Taking this option will cost $95 - $120 and takes 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ames to Grimes. However, there are services departing from Ames, Ia and arriving at Grimes Walmart, Grm via 3Rd St / Grand Ave, Dsm and Crescent Chase / Nw86th St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 43m.

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The distance between Ames and Grimes is 26 miles. The road distance is 43 miles.

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The best way to get from Ames to Grimes without a car is to bus and line 93 bus which takes 3h 43m and costs $16 - $23.

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It takes approximately 3h 43m to get from Ames to Grimes, including transfers.

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Ames to Grimes bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, depart from Ames, Ia station.

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Ames to Grimes bus services, operated by Des Moines Regional Transport, arrive at Grimes Walmart, Grm station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ames to Grimes is 43 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Ames to Grimes.

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  • Distance: 25.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 43m

What companies run services between Ames, IA, USA and Grimes, IA, USA?

You can take a bus from Ames to Grimes via Des Moines, Ia, 3Rd St / Grand Ave, Dsm, and Crescent Chase / Nw86th St in around 3h 43m.

Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Des Moines Regional Transport
Phone
+1 515-283-8100
Website
ridedart.com
Bus from 3Rd St / Grand Ave, Dsm to Crescent Chase / Nw86th St
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ridedart.com
Bus from Crescent Chase / Nw86th St to Grimes Walmart, Grm
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ridedart.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ames to Grimes
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Cyclone Cab
Phone
+1 515-233-3324

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