There are 9 ways to get from Hartford to Iowa State University by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Hartford to Des Moines  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Des Moines (DSM) BDL - DSM

$230 - $994

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Train, bus  •  32 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Ames, IA 1485

$165 - $475

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Fly Hartford to Cedar Rapids, bus  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Cedar Rapids (CID) BDL - CID
  2. Take the bus from Cedar Rapids to Ames, IA

$242 - $1,148

Fly Hartford to Waterloo, bus  •  13 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Waterloo (ALO) BDL - ALO
  2. Take the bus from Waterloo, IA to Ames, IA

$306 - $1,182

Fly Hartford to Minneapolis, bus  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Minneapolis (MSP) BDL - MSP
  2. Take the bus from Mall of America - Bloomington, MN to Ames, IA

$194 - $816

Train, train to New York La Guardia, fly to Des Moines  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak to New Haven Union Station
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Des Moines (DSM) LGA - DSM

$286 - $644

Train, bus via Mt. Pleasant, IL  •  30 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Mount Pleasant Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Mt. Pleasant, IL to Des Moines, IA
  4. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Ames, IA 806 / ...

$231 - $585

Bus  •  39 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to New York, Ny
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Kansas City, Mo
  3. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Ames, IA 804 / ...

$182 - $404

Drive  •  20 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Hartford to Iowa State University 1240.7 miles

$120 - $180

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No, there is no direct bus from Hartford to Iowa State University. However, there are services departing from Hartford, Ct and arriving at Ames, IA via New York, Ny and Kansas City, MO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 24 min.

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The distance between Hartford and Iowa State University is 1082 miles. The road distance is 1240.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Iowa State University without a car is to train and bus which takes 30 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 21 min to get from Hartford to Iowa State University, including transfers.

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Hartford to Iowa State University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Hartford, Ct station.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Iowa State University is to fly which takes 8 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 39 h 24 min.

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There is no direct flight from Hartford Airport to Des Moines Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Hartford to Iowa State University bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Ames, IA station.

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Iowa State University is 1 h behind Hartford. It is currently 4:44 AM in Hartford and 3:44 AM in Iowa State University.

Yes, the driving distance between Hartford to Iowa State University is 1241 miles. It takes approximately 20 h 15 min to drive from Hartford to Iowa State University.

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  • Distance: 1081.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 21 min

What companies run services between Hartford, CT, USA and Iowa State University, IA, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Hartford to Iowa State University hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hartford to Iowa State University via New York, Ny, Kansas City, Mo, Kansas City, MO, and Ames, IA in around 39 h 24 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Hartford to Des Moines via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Hartford to Des Moines via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Des Moines via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Hartford to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Hartford to Des Moines via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to Cedar Rapids via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to Cedar Rapids via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Hartford to Cedar Rapids via Philadelphia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to Waterloo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to Waterloo via Philadelphia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Hartford to Waterloo via Reagan Washington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Hartford to Waterloo via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Hartford to Des Moines via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Hartford to Des Moines via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Des Moines via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to Cedar Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Hartford to Cedar Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Hartford to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Des Moines via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Hartford to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to Cedar Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Hartford to Cedar Rapids via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hartford Amtrak to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Springfield Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
18 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station to Mount Pleasant Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Cedar Rapids to Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Waterloo, IA to Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Mt. Pleasant, IL to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Mall of America - Bloomington, MN to Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
jeffersonlines.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Hartford, Ct to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from New York, Ny to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
31 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $300

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

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There are 24+ hotels available in Iowa State University. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Hartford Airport is to line 30 bus which takes 35 min and costs .

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