There are 11 ways to get from Baltimore to Iowa State University by plane, train, bus or car

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

Recommended option

Fly Baltimore to Des Moines  •  7 h 54 min

  1. BWI - DSM

$209 - $891

Cheapest option

Bus via Chicago Amtrak, Il  •  32 h 19 min

  1. 4447
  2. 1485

$111 - $281

9 alternative options

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

  1. DCA - DSM

$252 - $612

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Des Moines  •  7 h 48 min

  1. PHL - DSM

$235 - $595

Fly Baltimore to Cedar Rapids, bus  •  9 h 46 min

  1. BWI - CID

$224 - $973

Fly Baltimore to Waterloo, bus  •  11 h 27 min

  1. BWI - ALO

$280 - $1,087

Train, bus  •  28 h 17 min

  1. 806 / ...

$230 - $580

Train, bus via Kansas City Amtrak  •  32 h 11 min

  1. 802 / ...
  2. 806 / ...

$287 - $754

Bus  •  33 h 6 min

  1. 804 / ...

$159 - $356

Train, bus #2  •  37 h 37 min

  1. Cardinal
  2. 1485

$164 - $461

Drive  •  17 h 5 min

  1. 1047.7 miles

$100 - $150

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

Delta, Southwest 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 Amtrak, Il, Clinton & Madison, Harrison & Jefferson, Chicago, IL, and Ames, IA in around 32 h 19 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Baltimore to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Des Moines via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Des Moines via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
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 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 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 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Waterloo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Waterloo via Philadelphia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Waterloo via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Waterloo via New York JFK, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Baltimore to Des Moines via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Des Moines via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Des Moines via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Des Moines via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Des Moines via Minneapolis
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 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Cedar Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Cedar Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 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 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Des Moines via Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Des Moines via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Cedar Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 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
5 h 15 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 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
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 Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$290 - $410
Train from Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
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
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
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Chicago Amtrak, Il
Ave. Duration
20 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$190 - $260

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Baltimore and Iowa State University is 1466 km. The road distance is 1676 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from Baltimore to Iowa State University. However, there are services departing from Baltimore Downtown, Md and arriving at Ames, IA via Clinton & Madison and Chicago, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 19 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to get from Baltimore to Iowa State University, including transfers.