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There are 7 ways to get from Fremont to Des Moines by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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Fly from Oakland

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Des Moines (DSM)

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BART, train, bus

  1. Take the BART from Fremont to Richmond
  2. Take the train from Richmond to Lincoln Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Lincoln, NE to Des Moines, IA

Fly from San Jose

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Des Moines (DSM)

Fly from San Francisco

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Des Moines (DSM)

Train to Sacramento, fly

  1. Take the train from Fremont to Sacramento
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Des Moines (DSM)

Bus

  1. Take the bus from San José, CA to El Monte, CA
  2. Take the bus from El Monte to Kansas City
  3. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Des Moines, IA

Drive

  1. Drive from Fremont to Des Moines

Fremont to Des Moines by subway, train and bus

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46h 42m Average Duration
$191 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Fremont to Des Moines is to drive which costs $170 - $260 and takes 27h 26m.

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The fastest way to get from Fremont to Des Moines is to fly. Taking this option will cost $250 - $650 and takes 7h 9m.

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The distance between Fremont and Des Moines is 1539 miles. The road distance is 1827.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Fremont to Des Moines without a car is to BART and train and bus which takes 46h 42m and costs $190 - $270.

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It takes approximately 7h 9m to get from Fremont to Des Moines, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Fremont to Des Moines is to fly which takes 7h 9m and costs $250 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $210 - $350 and takes 2 days 0h.

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There is no direct flight from Oakland Airport to Des Moines Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 29m and has one stopover.

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Des Moines is 2h ahead of Fremont. It is currently 10:52 PM in Fremont and 12:52 AM in Des Moines.

Yes, the driving distance between Fremont to Des Moines is 1827 miles. It takes approximately 27h 26m to drive from Fremont to Des Moines.

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Frontier Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Oakland Airport to Des Moines Airport.

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Map of how to get from Fremont to Des Moines.
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  • Distance: 1538.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 9m

What companies run services between Fremont, Alameda County, CA, USA and Des Moines, IA, USA?

Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines and six other airlines fly from Fremont to Des Moines hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fremont to Des Moines via Milpitas, Milpitas Transit Center, King & Tully, San José, CA, El Monte, CA, Rosemead / Fern, El Monte, Kansas City, and Kansas City, MO in around 2 days 0h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via Las Vegas, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via Phoenix, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via San Diego, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via Kansas City, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from San Jose to Des Moines via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Des Moines via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Des Moines via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Des Moines via Burbank, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Des Moines via Phoenix, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Sacramento to Des Moines via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Sacramento to Des Moines via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Sacramento to Des Moines via Las Vegas, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Sacramento to Des Moines via Burbank, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Des Moines via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Des Moines via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Flights from Sacramento to Des Moines via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Sacramento to Des Moines via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Jose to Des Moines via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Bakersfield, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Sacramento to Des Moines via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Sacramento to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Des Moines via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Des Moines via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Sacramento to Des Moines via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Sacramento to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Sacramento to Des Moines via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Sacramento to Des Moines via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
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 Fremont to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Train from Richmond to Lincoln Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
39h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$170 - $240
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $240
Premium
$460 - $650
Flexi Coach Seat
$350 - $550
Business Seat
$380 - $550
BART
Phone
+1-510-464-6000
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Fremont to Richmond
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Lincoln, NE to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from San José, CA to El Monte, CA
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
xedohoang.com
Hoang Express
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from San José, CA - King Rd to El Monte
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
gotobus.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 El Monte to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
34h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$150 - $220
Flexible
$220 - $320
Jefferson Lines
Phone
+1-858-800-8898
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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