There are 3 ways to get from Des Moines to Fairfield by bus or car

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Recommended option

Bus via Fairfield  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Fairfield, IA 1402

$41 - $56

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Fairfield, IA 1491,1401

$30 - $45

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h

  1. Drive from Des Moines to Fairfield 112.1 miles

$11 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Des Moines to Fairfield is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Des Moines to Fairfield is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 2 h.

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The distance between Des Moines and Fairfield is 95 miles. The road distance is 112.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to get from Des Moines to Fairfield, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Des Moines, IA and arriving at Fairfield, IA. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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What companies run services between Des Moines, IA, USA and Fairfield, IA, USA?

Burlington Trailways operates a bus from Des Moines to Fairfield once a week. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min.

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Burlington Trailways

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