There are 8 ways to get from Dallas to Iowa by plane, 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 Dallas/Ft.Worth to Omaha  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Omaha (OMA) DFW - OMA

$168 - $404

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Kansas City, Mo 7322 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Des Moines, IA 802 / ...

$98 - $198

6 alternative options

Fly Dallas to Omaha  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to Omaha (OMA) DAL - OMA

$290 - $446

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Des Moines  •  4 h 3 min

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

$180 - $824

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Cedar Rapids  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Cedar Rapids (CID) DFW - CID

$232 - $952

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Sioux City  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Sioux City (SUX) DFW - SUX

$216 - $982

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Moline, bus  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Moline (MLI) DFW - MLI
  2. Take the bus from Moline, Il to Davenport, Ia

$210 - $982

Drive  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Dallas to Des Moines 700.6 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dallas to Iowa is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dallas to Iowa is to fly which costs $290 - $450 and takes 3 h 21 min.

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The distance between Dallas and Iowa is 664 miles. The road distance is 700.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Dallas to Iowa, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dallas to Iowa. However, there are services departing from Dallas, Tx and arriving at Des Moines, IA via Kansas City, MO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 20 min.

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There are two+ hotels available in Iowa. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dallas to Iowa.
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  • Distance: 663.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

What companies run services between Dallas, TX, USA and Iowa, USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Dallas to Council Bluffs every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dallas to Des Moines via Kansas City, Mo and Kansas City, MO in around 15 h 20 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Omaha
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Sioux City
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Sioux City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Moline
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Omaha via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Omaha via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Cedar Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to Omaha
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $850
Flights from Dallas to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Moline via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
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.

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 Moline, Il to Davenport, Ia
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $15
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$7 - $10
Flexible
$12 - $15
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
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
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

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