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There are 10 ways to get from Iowa to Orlando by plane, train, 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 Omaha to Orlando  •  4h 48m

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

$197 - $512

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Fly Des Moines to Orlando  •  4h 51m

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

$183 - $877

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Fly Des Moines to Orlando Sanford, train  •  4h 39m

  1. Fly from Des Moines (DSM) to Orlando Sanford (SFB) DSM - SFB
  2. Take the train from Sanford to Church Street

$330 - $1,350

Fly Cedar Rapids to Orlando Sanford  •  4h 41m

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Orlando Sanford (SFB) CID - SFB

$416 - $1,581

Fly Moline to Orlando Sanford, train  •  4h 29m

  1. Fly from Moline (MLI) to Orlando Sanford (SFB) MLI - SFB
  2. Take the train from Sanford to Church Street

$298 - $1,072

Fly Omaha to Orlando Sanford  •  4h 47m

  1. Fly from Omaha (OMA) to Orlando Sanford (SFB) OMA - SFB

$304 - $1,255

Bus, Megabus  •  32h 6m

  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  •  39h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Mt. Pleasant, IL
  2. Take the bus from Mt. Pleasant, IA 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

$187 - $438

Bus, train  •  45h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Ottumwa, IA
  2. Take the train from Ottumwa Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
  4. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Orlando Amtrak Station

$294 - $823

Drive  •  22h 43m

  1. Drive from Des Moines to Orlando 1347.4 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Iowa to Orlando is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 22h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Iowa to Orlando is to fly and train which costs $290 - $1,100 and takes 4h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Iowa to Orlando. However, there are services departing from E University Ave / Penn Ave, Dsm and arriving at E Robinson Street And N Rosalind Avenue via Des Moines, IA, Chicago, Midtown Atlanta and E Colonial Drive And N Semoran Boulevard. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 6m.

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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 32h 6m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 48m 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 4h 48m and costs $190 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus and Megabus, which costs and takes 32h 6m.

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The quickest flight from Omaha Airport to Orlando Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 1m.

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

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Map of how to get from Iowa to Orlando.
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  • Distance: 1148.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 48m

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

Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Council Bluffs to Orlando hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Des Moines to Orlando via Platform N, Des Moines, IA, Chicago, Marta Civic Center Station - Nb, Midtown Atlanta, Orlando, and E Colonial Drive And N Semoran Boulevard in around 32h 6m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Omaha to Orlando
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Omaha to Orlando via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Omaha to Orlando via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Des Moines to Orlando via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Omaha to Orlando via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Des Moines to Orlando via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Omaha to Orlando via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Flights from Des Moines to Orlando via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $2,000
Flights from Des Moines to Orlando via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $2,000
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Des Moines to Orlando Sanford
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Orlando Sanford
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Moline to Orlando Sanford
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Omaha to Orlando Sanford
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Omaha to Orlando
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,500
Flights from Des Moines to Orlando
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Des Moines to Orlando via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Train operators
SunRail
Website
sunrail.com
Train from Sanford to Church Street
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
sunrail.com
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ottumwa Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Washington Union Station to Orlando Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
17h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
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 35m
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
14h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Midtown Atlanta to Orlando
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Book at
megabus.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Mt. Pleasant, IL
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Mt. Pleasant, IA to St Louis, MO
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Ottumwa, IA
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.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 St Louis, Mo to Tallahassee, Fl
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $150
Flexible
$160 - $220
Bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75

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Orlando is 1h ahead of Iowa. It is currently 8:23 PM in Iowa and 9:23 PM in Orlando.

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

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Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Omaha Airport to Orlando Airport.

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There are 1044+ hotels available in Orlando. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Iowa to Omaha Airport is to taxi which takes 12m and costs $22 - $27.

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