There are 3 ways to get from Des Moines to Marshalltown by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Marshalltown 1486

$41 - $55

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Des Moines to Marshalltown 53.4 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Des Moines to Marshalltown 53.4 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Des Moines to Marshalltown is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Des Moines to Marshalltown is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 59 min.

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The distance between Des Moines and Marshalltown is 48 miles. The road distance is 53.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to get from Des Moines to Marshalltown, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Des Moines to Marshalltown.
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  • Distance: 47.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 51 min

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

Burlington Trailways operates a bus from Des Moines to Marshalltown once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min.

Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Other operators
Taxi from Des Moines to Marshalltown
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Capitol Cab
Phone
+1 515-243-1111
Freedom Taxicab
Phone
+1 515-289-9800

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