There are 5 ways to get from Arlington to Centerville by plane, car, bus, taxi or train

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Fly, drive  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Des Moines (DSM) DFW - DSM
  2. Drive from Des Moines to Centerville

$201 - $852

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Bus, taxi  •  17 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Kansas City, Mo
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Lamoni, IA 804 / ...
  3. Take a taxi from Lamoni, IA to Centerville

$236 - $387

Train, bus, taxi  •  25 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center to St. Louis Gateway Station
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Kirksville
  3. Take a taxi from Kirksville to Centerville

$270 - $536

Bus, taxi via Oklahoma City, OK  •  27 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Oklahoma City, Ok
  2. Take the bus from Oklahoma City, OK to Des Moines, IA 802
  3. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Ottumwa, IA
  4. Take a taxi from Ottumwa, IA to Centerville

$307 - $447

Drive  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Arlington to Centerville 702.1 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The distance between Arlington and Centerville is 604 miles. The road distance is 702.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Arlington to Centerville without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 17 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Arlington to Centerville, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Des Moines Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arlington to Centerville is 702 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 3 min to drive from Arlington to Centerville.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Des Moines Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Centerville. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Arlington to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Arlington to Centerville.
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  • Distance: 603.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 7 min

What companies run services between Arlington, TX, USA and Centerville, IA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Arlington to Centerville. However, you can take the taxi to Dallas/Ft.Worth airport, fly to Des Moines, then take the drive to Centerville. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Bell Station, take the train to Victory Station, take the tram to West End Station, take the walk to Dallas, Tx, take the bus to Kansas City, Mo, take the walk to Kansas City, MO, take the bus to Lamoni, IA, then take the taxi to Centerville.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Des Moines via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center to St. Louis Gateway Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$210 - $290
Room
$420 - $600
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
11 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Kirksville
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Oklahoma City, Ok
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Lamoni, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Oklahoma City, OK to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Burlington Trailways
Other operators
Taxi from Lamoni, IA to Centerville
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170

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