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There are 4 ways to get from Iowa to Balaton by bus or car

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Bus, drive

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Albert Lea, MN
  2. Take the bus from Albert Lea, MN to Worthington, MN
  3. Drive from Worthington, MN to Balaton

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, Ia to Omaha, Ne
  2. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Sioux Falls, SD
  3. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Marshall, MN

Bus via Minneapolis

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Minneapolis, MN
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Marshall, MN

Drive

  1. Drive from Des Moines to Balaton
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The cheapest way to get from Iowa to Balaton is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 35m.

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The fastest way to get from Iowa to Balaton is to drive. Taking this option will cost $30 - $50 and takes 5h 35m.

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The distance between Iowa and Balaton is 207 miles. The road distance is 320.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Iowa to Balaton without a car is to bus which takes 9h 47m and costs $140 - $210.

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It takes approximately 7h 11m to get from Iowa to Balaton, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Iowa to Balaton is 321 miles. It takes approximately 5h 35m to drive from Iowa to Balaton.

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There are three+ hotels available in Balaton. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Iowa to Balaton.
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  • Distance: 206.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 11m

What companies run services between Iowa, USA and Balaton, MN, USA?

You can take a bus from Des Moines to Balaton via Omaha, Ne, Omaha, NE, Sioux Falls, SD, and Marshall, MN in around 9h 47m.

Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
+1-858-800-8898
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Albert Lea, MN
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
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jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Albert Lea, MN to Worthington, MN
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
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jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Sioux Falls, SD
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
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jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Marshall, MN
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
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jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Marshall, MN
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
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jeffersonlines.com
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