There are 9 ways to get from Iowa to Texas by plane, 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 Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  2 h 29 min

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

$192 - $436

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Bus  •  20 h 20 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

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Fly Des Moines to Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  2 h 30 min

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

$218 - $911

Fly Omaha to Dallas  •  2 h 29 min

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

$288 - $442

Fly Cedar Rapids to Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  2 h 44 min

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

$294 - $1,192

Fly Omaha to Houston  •  3 h 40 min

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

$213 - $930

Fly Moline to Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Moline (MLI) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) MLI - DFW

$189 - $820

Bus via Houston, TX  •  21 h 7 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

Drive  •  15 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Des Moines to Houston 939.5 miles

$90 - $140

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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 $280 - $450 and takes 2 h 29 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 20 h 20 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 bus which takes 20 h 20 min and costs $120 - $280.

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 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 29 min and costs $190 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $280 and takes 20 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Omaha Airport to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 59 min.

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

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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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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Omaha Airport to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport.

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  • Distance: 781.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 29 min

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

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Council Bluffs to Arlington every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Des Moines to Houston via Kansas City, MO, Kansas City, Mo, and Dallas, Tx in around 20 h 20 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Omaha to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Des Moines to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Des Moines to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Omaha to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Moline to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Moline to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Omaha to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Omaha to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Des Moines to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Des Moines to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Des Moines to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Omaha to Houston
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Omaha to Houston via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Omaha to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Moline to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Omaha to Houston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Moline to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Moline to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Omaha to Dallas
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $850
Bus operators
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 Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70

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