There are 10 ways to get from Iowa to West Virginia 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.

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Fly Omaha to Pittsburgh  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Omaha (OMA) to Pittsburgh (PIT) OMA - PIT

$267 - $971

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Bus Burlington Trailways, train  •  20 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Indianapolis, IN 1402
  2. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak Cardinal

$123 - $245

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Fly Moline to Charleston  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Moline (MLI) to Charleston (CRW) MLI - CRW

$261 - $1,246

Fly Moline to Pittsburgh  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Moline (MLI) to Pittsburgh (PIT) MLI - PIT

$234 - $925

Fly Omaha to Reagan Washington, train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Omaha (OMA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) OMA - DCA
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Martinsburg Caperton Transportation Center

$212 - $888

Fly Des Moines to Reagan Washington, train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Des Moines (DSM) to Reagan Washington (DCA) DSM - DCA
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Martinsburg Caperton Transportation Center

$208 - $493

Bus  •  21 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Kansas City, MO 803 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Columbus, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Charleston, Wv

$129 - $280

Bus, train via Canal & Adams  •  22 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Chicago, IL East Bound
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Charleston Amtrak Cardinal

Bus, train  •  24 h 3 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
  4. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Charleston Amtrak

$178 - $422

Drive  •  13 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Des Moines to Charleston 779.8 miles

$75 - $110

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Iowa to West Virginia. However, there are services departing from Des Moines, IA and arriving at Charleston, Wv via Kansas City, Mo and Columbus, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 42 min.

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The distance between Iowa and West Virginia is 703 miles. The road distance is 779.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Iowa to West Virginia without a car is to bus and train which takes 20 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Iowa to West Virginia, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Iowa to West Virginia is to fly which takes 4 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 21 h 42 min.

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There is no direct flight from Omaha Airport to Pittsburgh Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Iowa to West Virginia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Charleston, Wv station.

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West Virginia is 1 h ahead of Iowa. It is currently 12:35 PM in Iowa and 1:35 PM in West Virginia.

Yes, the driving distance between Iowa to West Virginia is 780 miles. It takes approximately 13 h 13 min to drive from Iowa to West Virginia.

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Map of how to get from Iowa to West Virginia.
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  • Distance: 703.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

What companies run services between Iowa, USA and West Virginia, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Council Bluffs to Weirton Heights hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Des Moines to Charleston via Kansas City, MO, Kansas City, Mo, and Columbus, Oh in around 21 h 42 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Omaha to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Omaha to Pittsburgh via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Omaha to Pittsburgh via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Moline to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Moline to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Moline to Pittsburgh via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Moline to Pittsburgh via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Omaha to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Omaha to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Des Moines to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Des Moines to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Omaha to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Moline to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Moline to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Omaha to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Des Moines to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Omaha to Pittsburgh via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Omaha to Pittsburgh via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Omaha to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Omaha to Reagan Washington via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Omaha to Reagan Washington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Des Moines to Reagan Washington via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Omaha to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Moline to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Moline to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Moline to Pittsburgh via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Omaha to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Des Moines to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $950
Flights from Des Moines to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $950
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Omaha to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Omaha to Pittsburgh via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Moline to Pittsburgh via Orlando Sanford
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Martinsburg Caperton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $360
Train from Chicago Union Station to Charleston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $470
Train from Ottumwa Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
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
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Monroe, IA
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
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 daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
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 Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Charleston, Wv
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
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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Air Canada, American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Omaha Airport to Pittsburgh Airport.

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