There are 6 ways to get from Iowa to Orlando by plane, bus, night bus 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 from Des Moines  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Des Moines (DSM) to Orlando (MCO) DSM - MCO

$183 - $877

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Bus, night bus  •  28 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Kansas City, MO 803 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo
  3. Take the night bus from St Louis, Mo to Atlanta, Ga
  4. Take the night bus from Atlanta, Ga to Orlando, Fl

$170 - $385

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Fly from Omaha  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Omaha (OMA) to Orlando (MCO) OMA - MCO

$197 - $512

Bus, Megabus  •  31 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Chicago, IL
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  3. Take the Megabus from Midtown Atlanta to Orlando

Bus  •  34 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Kansas City, MO 803 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo
  3. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Tallahassee, Fl
  4. Take the bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Orlando, Fl

$185 - $420

Drive  •  22 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Des Moines to Orlando 1347.4 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Iowa to Orlando station. However, there are services departing from E University Ave / Penn Ave, Dsm and arriving at Lynx Central Station - Sunrail via Des Moines, IA, Chicago, Midtown Atlanta and E Colonial Drive And N Semoran Boulevard. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 56 min.

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The distance between Iowa and Orlando is 1148 miles. The road distance is 1347.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Iowa to Orlando without a car is to bus and Megabus which takes 31 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Iowa to Orlando, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Iowa to Orlando is to fly which takes 4 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and Megabus, which costs and takes 31 h 56 min.

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The quickest flight from Des Moines Airport to Orlando Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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Iowa to Orlando bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Orlando station.

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Orlando is 1 h ahead of Iowa. It is currently 9:14 PM in Iowa and 10:14 PM in Orlando.

Yes, the driving distance between Iowa to Orlando is 1347 miles. It takes approximately 22 h 43 min to drive from Iowa to Orlando.

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Map of how to get from Iowa to Orlando.
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  • Distance: 1148.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 31 min

What companies run services between Iowa, USA and Orlando, FL, USA?

Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from West Des Moines to Orlando hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Des Moines to Orlando via Platform N, Des Moines, IA, Chicago, IL, Chicago, Marta Civic Center Station - Nb, Midtown Atlanta, Orlando, and E Colonial Drive And N Semoran Boulevard in around 31 h 56 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Des Moines to Orlando via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from Omaha to Orlando
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Omaha to Orlando via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Omaha to Orlando via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Omaha to Orlando via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Des Moines to Orlando via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,800
Flights from Des Moines to Orlando via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,800
Flights from Omaha to Orlando via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Des Moines to Orlando via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Omaha to Orlando via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Des Moines to Orlando via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $2,000
Flights from Des Moines to Orlando via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $2,000
Flights from Omaha to Orlando via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Des Moines to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Omaha to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,500
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
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Midtown Atlanta to Orlando
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Book at
megabus.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Tallahassee, Fl
Ave. Duration
20 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $150
Flexible
$160 - $220
Bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Night bus from St Louis, Mo to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Night bus from Atlanta, Ga to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120

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Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Des Moines Airport to Orlando Airport.

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There are 1035+ hotels available in Orlando. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Iowa to Des Moines Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs .

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