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There are 8 ways to get from Iowa to Toronto by plane, bus, train 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 from Omaha  •  3h 7m

  1. Fly from Omaha (OMA) to Toronto (YYZ) OMA - YYZ

$176 - $1,136

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  25h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Chicago, IL 1491 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Toronto, On 5508 / ...

$94 - $227

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Fly from Moline  •  4h 31m

  1. Fly from Moline (MLI) to Toronto (YYZ) MLI - YYZ

$160 - $1,003

Fly from Cedar Rapids  •  4h 50m

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Toronto (YYZ) CID - YYZ

$228 - $1,462

Bus, train via Dearborn Amtrak Station  •  19h 57m

  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 Dearborn Amtrak Station
  4. Take the bus from Windsor International Transit Terminal to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street

$146 - $358

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  20h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Chicago, IL East Bound
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - 630 West Harrison Street to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street Chicago

Bus, train  •  25h 7m

  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 Buffalo Depew Station
  4. Take the train from Buffalo to Toronto

$194 - $478

Drive  •  14h 8m

  1. Drive from Des Moines to Toronto 833.5 miles

$110 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Iowa to Toronto is to drive which costs $110 - $160 and takes 14h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Iowa to Toronto is to fly which costs $170 - $1,200 and takes 3h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Iowa to Toronto. However, there are services departing from E University Ave / Penn Ave, Dsm and arriving at Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street via Des Moines, IA and Chicago, IL - 630 West Harrison Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 27m.

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The distance between Iowa and Toronto is 720 miles. The road distance is 833.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Iowa to Toronto without a car is to bus and train which takes 19h 57m and costs $140 - $360.

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It takes approximately 3h 7m to get from Iowa to Toronto, including transfers.

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Iowa to Toronto bus services, operated by Windstar, depart from Des Moines, IA station.

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The best way to get from Iowa to Toronto is to fly which takes 3h 7m and costs $170 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 20h 27m.

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The quickest flight from Omaha Airport to Toronto Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Iowa to Toronto bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street station.

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Map of how to get from Iowa to Toronto.
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  • Distance: 719.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 7m

What companies run services between Iowa, USA and Toronto, ON, Canada?

Air Canada, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Council Bluffs to Toronto every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Des Moines to Toronto via Platform N, Des Moines, IA, Chicago, IL, and Chicago, IL - 630 West Harrison Street in around 20h 27m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Omaha to Toronto via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Omaha to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Moline to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Moline to Toronto via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Moline to Toronto via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Toronto via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,800
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Toronto via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Omaha to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Moline to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Moline to Toronto via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,900
Flights from Moline to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,400
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Toronto via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Omaha to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Omaha to Toronto via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Moline to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Moline to Toronto via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Toronto via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,700
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Toronto via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $2,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Omaha to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Flights from Omaha to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,400
Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
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 Dearborn Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Depew Station
Ave. Duration
10h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Business
$70 - $95
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
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
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
First Choice Bus Service
Phone
647-561-9346
Website
firstchoicebusservice.com
Bus from Windsor International Transit Terminal to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
firstchoicebusservice.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Windsor, ON to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$24 - $35
Online Fare
$30 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $60
Refundable
$45 - $70
Bus from Chicago, IL - 630 West Harrison Street to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130
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 Windsor, On to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Chicago, Il to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
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

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Toronto is 1h ahead of Iowa. It is currently 9:49 PM in Iowa and 10:49 PM in Toronto.

Yes, the driving distance between Iowa to Toronto is 834 miles. It takes approximately 14h 8m to drive from Iowa to Toronto.

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Air Canada, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Omaha Airport to Toronto Airport.

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There are 1320+ hotels available in Toronto. Prices start at $75 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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