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There are 9 ways to get from Dallas to Iowa by plane, bus, night bus or car

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Fly Dallas to Omaha  •  3 h 31 min

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

$291 - $447

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Night bus, bus  •  16 h 5 min

  1. Take the night bus from Dallas, Tx to Kansas City, Mo 7324
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Des Moines, IA 802 / ...

$97 - $194

7 alternative options

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Omaha  •  4 h 4 min

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

$168 - $404

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Des Moines  •  4 h 2 min

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

$181 - $825

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Moline  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Moline (MLI) DFW - MLI

$233 - $998

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Cedar Rapids  •  4 h 21 min

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

$233 - $953

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Sioux City  •  4 h 17 min

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

$217 - $983

Bus  •  17 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Oklahoma City, Ok 7320 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oklahoma City, OK to Des Moines, IA 802

$126 - $201

Drive  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Dallas to Des Moines 700.6 miles

$65 - $100

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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 31 min.

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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 Oklahoma City, OK. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 5 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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The best way to get from Dallas to Iowa without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 5 min and costs $120 - $210.

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It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Dallas to Iowa, including transfers.

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Dallas to Iowa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Dallas, Tx station.

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The best way to get from Dallas to Iowa is to fly which takes 3 h 31 min and costs $290 - $450. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $210 and takes 17 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Dallas Airport to Omaha Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Dallas to Iowa bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Des Moines, IA station.

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Map of how to get from Dallas to Iowa.
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  • Distance: 663.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 31 min

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

Southwest Airlines flies from Dallas to Council Bluffs 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dallas to Des Moines via Oklahoma City, Ok and Oklahoma City, OK in around 17 h 5 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 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Moline
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Sioux City
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to Omaha
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $850
Flights from Dallas to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$430 - $850
Flights from Dallas to Omaha via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Omaha via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Des Moines via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Moline via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Oklahoma City, Ok
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Night bus from Dallas, Tx to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Oklahoma City, OK to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Dallas to Iowa is 701 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 35 min to drive from Dallas to Iowa.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Dallas Airport to Omaha Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Dallas to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport is to tram which takes 50 min and costs $3.

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