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There are 6 ways to get from Des Moines to Strongsville by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from Des Moines (DSM) to Cleveland (CLE)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Chicago, IL
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Cleveland

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Chicago, IL
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Cleveland

Bus, train via Galesburg

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, Ia to Burlington, Ia
  2. Take the bus from Burlington, Ia to Galesburg, Il
  3. Take the train from Galesburg Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  4. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Cleveland

Bus via Frankfort Av & West Roadway

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, Ia to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago Amtrak to Cleveland

Drive

  1. Drive from Des Moines to Strongsville

Des Moines to Strongsville by bus, walk and train

The journey time between Des Moines and Strongsville is around 15h 25m and covers a distance of around 712 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 56 min. The fastest journey normally takes 15h 8m. Operated by Windstar, Amtrak and Greater Cleveland Transit, the Des Moines to Strongsville service departs from Des Moines, IA and arrives in Pearl Rd & Westwood Dr. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
14h 28m
Layover time:
56 min
Total time:
15h 25m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
15h 8m
Journey distance:
712 miles
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$74
Carbon emissions:
102 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
14:45
Last service departs at:
14:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Des Moines to Strongsville bus, walk and train schedules

Des Moines → Strongsville
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Strongsville is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Strongsville is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Strongsville is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 19 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Des Moines to Strongsville is to bus, which costs $60 - $120 and takes 16h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Des Moines to Strongsville is to fly which costs $150 - $440 and takes 5h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Des Moines to Strongsville. However, there are services departing from Des Moines, IA and arriving at Pearl Rd & Westwood Dr via Chicago and Chester Av & E 13Th St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 38m.

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The distance between Des Moines and Strongsville is 613 miles. The road distance is 657.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Des Moines to Strongsville without a car is to bus and train which takes 16h 28m and costs $70 - $110.

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It takes approximately 5h 38m to get from Des Moines to Strongsville, including transfers.

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Des Moines to Strongsville bus services, operated by Windstar, depart from Des Moines, IA station.

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The best way to get from Des Moines to Strongsville is to fly which takes 5h 38m and costs $150 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $120 and takes 16h 38m.

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There is no direct flight from Des Moines Airport to Cleveland Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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Des Moines to Strongsville bus services, operated by Barons Bus, arrive at Cleveland station.

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Map of how to get from Des Moines to Strongsville.
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  • Distance: 613.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 38m

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

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Des Moines to Strongsville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Des Moines to Strongsville via Chicago, IL, Chicago, Cleveland, and Chester Av & E 13Th St in around 16h 38m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Des Moines to Cleveland via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $390
Flights from Des Moines to Cleveland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $450
Flights from Des Moines to Cleveland via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $470
Flights from Des Moines to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $360
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Des Moines to Cleveland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Des Moines to Cleveland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Des Moines to Cleveland via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Des Moines to Cleveland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Des Moines to Cleveland via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Des Moines to Cleveland via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Seat
$85 - $130
Train from Galesburg Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $80
Bus operators
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
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 Chicago to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $100
Bus from Chicago Amtrak to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $110
Burlington Trailways
Phone
1(800) 992-4618
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, Ia to Burlington, Ia
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Burlington, Ia to Galesburg, Il
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, Ia to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com

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Strongsville is 1h ahead of Des Moines. It is currently 2:09 PM in Des Moines and 3:09 PM in Strongsville.

Yes, the driving distance between Des Moines to Strongsville is 658 miles. It takes approximately 10h 47m to drive from Des Moines to Strongsville.

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Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Des Moines Airport to Cleveland Airport.

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There are 113+ hotels available in Strongsville. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Des Moines to Des Moines Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $16 - $20.

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