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There are 9 ways to get from Baltimore to Iowa State University by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Baltimore to Des Moines  •  7h 17m

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

$220 - $890

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Bus  •  29h 10m

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

$109 - $269

7 alternative options

Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Des Moines  •  6h 33m

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

$262 - $610

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Des Moines  •  7h 19m

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

$244 - $592

Fly Baltimore to Cedar Rapids, bus  •  10h 20m

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

$217 - $992

Fly Baltimore to Waterloo, bus  •  12h 55m

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

$261 - $1,176

Train, bus via Ottumwa, IA  •  29h 36m

  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 train from Chicago Union Station to Ottumwa Amtrak Station
  4. Take the bus from Ottumwa, IA to Des Moines, IA
  5. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Ames, IA 806 / ...

$248 - $652

Train, bus  •  37h 37m

  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 - $456

Drive  •  17h 5m

  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 17h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Baltimore to Iowa State University is to train and fly which costs $260 - $650 and takes 6h 33m.

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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 29h 10m and costs $100 - $270.

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It takes approximately 7h 17m 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 7h 17m and costs $220 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $270 and takes 29h 10m.

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There is no direct flight from Baltimore Airport to Des Moines Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 15m and has one stopover.

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Iowa State University is 1h behind Baltimore. It is currently 3:19 AM in Baltimore and 2:19 AM in Iowa State University.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Baltimore to Iowa State University.
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  • Distance: 916.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 17m

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, and Ames, IA in around 29h 10m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Baltimore to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Des Moines via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Des Moines via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Des Moines via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Cedar Rapids via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Cedar Rapids via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Waterloo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Waterloo via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Waterloo via Philadelphia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Waterloo via Detroit, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Baltimore to Des Moines via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Des Moines via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Des Moines via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Des Moines via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Des Moines via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Des Moines via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Cedar Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Cedar Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Baltimore to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Des Moines via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Des Moines via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Des Moines via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
40m
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
1h
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
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 to Ottumwa Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
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,IA to Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Waterloo, IA to Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Ottumwa, IA to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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
17h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
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
35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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