Travel options for:
Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Des Moines
  • Fly to Des Moines

    $159 - $679
    1. Chicago O'Hare (ORD)

      1 h 15 min - non-stop

      $150 - $700

    2. Des Moines (DSM)

      12 min - twice daily - line 8

      $2

  • Fly to Waterloo, bus

    $185 - $691
    1. Chicago O'Hare (ORD)

      1 h 8 min - non-stop

      $120 - $650

    2. Waterloo (ALO)

      8 min - 5.9 miles

      $19 - $23

    3. Waterloo, IA

      4 h 30 min - once daily

      $40 - $60

  • Bus Windstar

    1. O'Hare

      44 min - every 10 minutes

      $2 - $5

    2. LaSalle

      18 min - 5153 feet

    3. Chicago, IL

      6 h 15 min - once daily

  • Bus Burlington Trailways

    $68 - $98
    1. Chicago O'Hare Airport

      13 min - every 2 hours

      $13 - $19

    2. Chicago, IL - Midway

      45 min - hourly

    3. Chicago, IL - Amtrak

      9 min - 2551 feet

    4. Chicago, IL

      6 h 40 min - once daily

      $55 - $80

  • Bus Suburban Express

    $53 - $80
    1. O'Hare

      5 min - every 10 minutes

      $2 - $3

    2. Rosemont CTA Station

      32 min - hourly - line 606

      $2

    3. Schaumburg, IL - Woodfield

      4 h 10 min - once a week

      $19 - $30

    4. Iowa City, IA - University of

      12 min - 3538 feet

    5. Iowa City, IA

      2 h 5 min - 4 times a day

      $30 - $45

  • Train, bus

    $100 - $210
    1. O'Hare

      44 min - every 10 minutes

      $2 - $5

    2. LaSalle

      15 min - 4257 feet

    3. Chicago Union Station Amtrak

      4 h 53 min - once daily

      $50 - $130

    4. Ottumwa, IA

      55 min - once a week

      $25 - $40

    5. Monroe, IA

      45 min - once a week

      $23 - $35

  • Bus Burlington Trailways #2

    $52 - $98
    1. O'Hare

      7 min - every 10 minutes

      $2 - $3

    2. Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL

      10 h - once daily

      $50 - $95

  • Drive

    $30 - $50
    1. Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD)

      5 h 28 min - 330 miles

      $30 - $50

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From Chicago O'Hare airport fly to Des Moines airport then line 8 bus to Des Moines. 2 h 27 min $277. From Chicago O'Hare airport fly to Waterloo airport, taxi to Waterloo, IA, then bus to Des Moines. 6 h 46 min $462. From O'Hare subway to LaSalle, walk to Chicago, IL, then bus to Des Moines, IA. 8 h 17 min. From Chicago O'Hare Airport bus to Chicago, IL - Midway International Airport, bus to Chicago, IL - Amtrak, walk to Chicago, IL, then bus to Des Moines, IA. 9 h 17 min $76. From O'Hare subway to Rosemont CTA Station, line 606 bus to Schaumburg, IL - Woodfield Mall, bus to Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa, walk to Iowa City, IA, then bus to Des Moines, IA. 9 h 14 min $74. From O'Hare subway to LaSalle, walk to Chicago Union Station Amtrak, train to Ottumwa, IA, bus to Monroe, IA, then bus to Des Moines, IA. 10 h 32 min $152. From O'Hare subway to Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL then bus to Des Moines, IA. 11 h 7 min $72. From Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) drive to Des Moines. 5 h 28 min $39.