There are 8 ways to get from Iowa to Rhode Island 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.

Recommended option

Fly Omaha to Providence  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Omaha (OMA) to Providence (PVD) OMA - PVD

$244 - $928

Cheapest option

Bus  •  29 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Chicago, IL
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to New York, Ny
  3. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1, Kennedy Plaza, Providence

$157 - $316

6 alternative options

Fly Moline to Providence  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Moline (MLI) to Providence (PVD) MLI - PVD

$241 - $302

Fly Moline to Boston, train  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Moline (MLI) to Boston (BOS) MLI - BOS
  2. Take the train from South Station to South Attleboro

$255 - $342

Bus, train  •  30 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Chicago, IL
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak

$246 - $628

Bus via Des Moines, IA  •  30 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Chicago, IL
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to New York, Ny
  3. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1, Kennedy Plaza, Providence

Bus, train via Ottumwa, IA  •  32 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Monroe, IA
  2. Take the bus from Monroe, IA to Ottumwa, IA
  3. Take the train from Ottumwa Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
  5. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak

$288 - $752

Drive  •  21 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Des Moines to Providence 1291.2 miles

$120 - $190

What companies run services between Iowa, USA and Rhode Island, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Council Bluffs to Warwick hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Des Moines to Providence via Chicago, IL, Harrison & Jefferson, Harrison & Morgan, Chicago, Il, New York, Ny, and New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 29 h 36 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Omaha to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Omaha to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Omaha to Providence via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Moline to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $700
Flights from Moline to Providence via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $700
Flights from Moline to Providence via Chicago O'Hare, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $700
Flights from Moline to Providence via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $700
Flights from Moline to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $600
Flights from Moline to Boston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Omaha to Providence via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Omaha to Providence via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Moline to Providence via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $550
Flights from Moline to Providence via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $550
Flights from Moline to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $650
Flights from Moline to Boston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $650
Flights from Moline to Boston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $650
Flights from Moline to Boston via Detroit, Buffalo
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Omaha to Providence via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Omaha to Providence via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Omaha to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Omaha to Providence via St. Louis, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Omaha to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Moline to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $700
Flights from Moline to Providence via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $700
Flights from Moline to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $600
Flights from Moline to Boston via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $600
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Omaha to Providence via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Train from Ottumwa Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
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
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Monroe, IA
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Monroe, IA to Ottumwa, IA
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1, Kennedy Plaza, Providence
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
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

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Iowa to Rhode Island?

The distance between Iowa and Rhode Island is 1793 km. The road distance is 2066 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Iowa to Rhode Island?

The cheapest way to get from Iowa to Rhode Island is to drive which costs $120 - $190 and takes 21 h 33 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Iowa to Rhode Island?

The quickest way to get from Iowa to Rhode Island is to fly which takes 6 h 4 min and costs $240 - $950.

Is there a direct bus between Iowa and Rhode Island?

No, there is no direct bus from Iowa to Rhode Island. However, there are services departing from Des Moines, IA and arriving at 1, Kennedy Plaza, Providence via Harrison & Jefferson, Chicago, Il and New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 36 min.

How long does it take to get from Iowa to Rhode Island?

It takes approximately 6 h 4 min to get from Iowa to Rhode Island, including transfers.