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There are 10 ways to get from Iowa to Texas by plane, night bus, 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 Dallas  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Omaha (OMA) to Dallas (DAL) OMA - DAL

$288 - $442

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  21 h 15 min

  1. Take the night bus from Des Moines, IA to Kansas City, MO 805
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the night bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx

$124 - $275

8 alternative options

Fly Omaha to Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Omaha (OMA) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) OMA - DFW

$192 - $436

Fly Des Moines to Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Des Moines (DSM) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) DSM - DFW

$218 - $911

Fly Cedar Rapids to Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) CID - DFW

$294 - $1,192

Fly Omaha to Houston Hobby Apt  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Omaha (OMA) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) OMA - HOU

$226 - $980

Fly Omaha to Houston  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Omaha (OMA) to Houston (IAH) OMA - IAH

$213 - $930

Bus via Houston, TX  •  21 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Kansas City, MO 803 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas/Forth Worth to Houston, TX

$124 - $247

Bus  •  22 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Kansas City, MO 803 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx

$124 - $275

Drive  •  15 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Des Moines to Houston 939.5 miles

$90 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Iowa to Texas is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 15 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Iowa to Texas is to fly which costs $190 - $440 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Iowa to Texas. However, there are services departing from Des Moines, IA and arriving at Houston, Tx via Kansas City, Mo and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 15 min.

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The distance between Iowa and Texas is 782 miles. The road distance is 939.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Iowa to Texas without a car is to night bus and bus which takes 21 h 15 min and costs $120 - $280.

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It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from Iowa to Texas, including transfers.

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Iowa to Texas bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Des Moines, IA station.

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The best way to get from Iowa to Texas is to fly which takes 2 h 34 min and costs $280 - $450. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $250 and takes 21 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Omaha Airport to Dallas Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Iowa to Texas bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Houston, Tx station.

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Map of how to get from Iowa to Texas.
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  • Distance: 781.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 34 min

What companies run services between Iowa, USA and Texas, USA?

Southwest Airlines flies from Council Bluffs to Dallas 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Des Moines to Houston via Kansas City, MO, Kansas City, Mo, Dallas, Tx, Cbd West Tc, Pacific @ Olive - E- Ns, Dallas/Forth Worth, Houston, TX, and Travis St @ Pease St in around 21 h 30 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Omaha to Dallas
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $850
Flights from Omaha to Dallas via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $850
Flights from Omaha to Dallas via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$430 - $850
Flights from Omaha to Dallas via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$430 - $850
Flights from Omaha to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Omaha to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Omaha to Houston Hobby Apt via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Omaha to Houston Hobby Apt via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Omaha to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Omaha to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Des Moines to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Des Moines to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Omaha to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Omaha to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Omaha to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Des Moines to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Des Moines to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Omaha to Houston
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Omaha to Houston via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Omaha to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Des Moines to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Omaha to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Omaha to Houston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Night bus from Des Moines, IA to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
Night bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Iowa to Texas is 940 miles. It takes approximately 15 h 25 min to drive from Iowa to Texas.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Omaha Airport to Dallas Airport.

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

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