There are 9 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 24 min

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

$244 - $928

Cheapest option

Bus  •  29 h 46 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

7 alternative options

Fly Cedar Rapids to Providence  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Providence (PVD) CID - PVD

$306 - $1,354

Fly Moline to Providence  •  7 h 58 min

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

$241 - $302

Fly Moline to Boston, train  •  8 h 44 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 26 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  •  31 h 3 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 55 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

Questions & Answers

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

More details

The quickest way to get from Iowa to Rhode Island is to fly which costs $300 - $1,400 and takes 6 h 4 min.

More details

The distance between Iowa and Rhode Island is 1121 miles. The road distance is 1291.2 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to get from Iowa to Rhode Island, including transfers.

More details

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 46 min.

More details

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 46 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Omaha to Providence via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Omaha to Providence via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Providence via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Providence via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Providence via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Moline to Providence via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $550
Flights from Moline to Providence via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $550
Flights from Moline to Providence via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $550
Flights from Moline to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $650
Flights from Moline to Boston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $650
Flights from Moline to Boston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Omaha to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Omaha to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Omaha to Providence via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Providence via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Providence via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Providence via Chicago O'Hare, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Moline to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $700
Flights from Moline to Providence via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $700
Flights from Moline to Providence via Chicago O'Hare, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $700
Flights from Moline to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $600
Flights from Moline to Boston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Omaha to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Omaha to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Providence via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Moline to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $700
Flights from Moline to Providence via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $700
Flights from Moline to Providence via Chicago O'Hare, Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $700
Flights from Moline to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $600
Flights from Moline to Boston via Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Omaha to Providence via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Omaha to Providence via Orlando
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Omaha to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Omaha to Providence via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
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
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.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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