There are 10 ways to get from Baltimore to Iowa State University by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Baltimore to Des Moines  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Des Moines (DSM) BWI - DSM

$210 - $892

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Bus  •  29 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Chicago, Il 1607
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Ames, IA 1485

$109 - $274

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Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Des Moines  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Des Moines (DSM) DCA - DSM

$252 - $612

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Des Moines  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Des Moines (DSM) PHL - DSM

$234 - $594

Fly Baltimore to Cedar Rapids, bus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Cedar Rapids (CID) BWI - CID
  2. Take the bus from Cedar Rapids to Ames, IA

$222 - $997

Fly Baltimore to Waterloo, bus  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Waterloo (ALO) BWI - ALO
  2. Take the bus from Waterloo, IA to Ames, IA

$276 - $1,180

Bus via Des Moines, IA  •  26 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Des Moines, IA
  3. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Ames, IA 806 / ...

$144 - $294

Train, bus via Washington Union Station  •  28 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Des Moines, IA
  4. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Ames, IA 806 / ...

$230 - $580

Train, bus  •  37 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Cardinal
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Ames, IA 1485

$164 - $461

Drive  •  17 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Baltimore to Iowa State University 1047.7 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Baltimore to Iowa State University is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 17 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Baltimore to Iowa State University is to train and fly which costs $250 - $650 and takes 6 h 52 min.

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The distance between Baltimore and Iowa State University is 916 miles. The road distance is 1047.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Iowa State University without a car is to bus which takes 26 h 1 min and costs $140 - $300.

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It takes approximately 7 h 42 min to get from Baltimore to Iowa State University, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Iowa State University is to fly which takes 7 h 42 min and costs $210 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $300 and takes 26 h 1 min.

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There is no direct flight from Baltimore Airport to Des Moines Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Iowa State University is 1 h behind Baltimore. It is currently 4:01 PM in Baltimore and 3:01 PM in Iowa State University.

Yes, the driving distance between Baltimore to Iowa State University is 1048 miles. It takes approximately 17 h 5 min to drive from Baltimore to Iowa State University.

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Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Baltimore Airport to Des Moines Airport.

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  • Distance: 916.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 42 min

What companies run services between Baltimore, MD, USA and Iowa State University, IA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Baltimore to Iowa State University hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Baltimore to Iowa State University via Chicago, Il, UIC-Halsted, Clinton-Blue, Chicago, IL, Des Moines, IA, and Ames, IA in around 26 h 1 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Baltimore to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Des Moines via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Des Moines via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Des Moines via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Cedar Rapids via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Cedar Rapids via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Waterloo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Waterloo via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Waterloo via New York JFK, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Baltimore to Des Moines via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Des Moines via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Des Moines via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Des Moines via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Des Moines via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Cedar Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Cedar Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Baltimore to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Des Moines via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Cedar Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Des Moines via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Des Moines via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Cedar Rapids to Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Waterloo, IA to Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Des Moines, IA
Ave. 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 Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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