Travel from Naperville to Ames

Bus from Naperville to Ames

You can take a bus from Naperville to Ames via Cedar Rapids, IA and Cedar Rapids in around 8 hours 20 minutes.

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How to get from Naperville to Ames

ModeDurationPrice
From Naperville Amtrak bus to Cedar Rapids, IA, walk to Cedar Rapids, then bus to Ames, IA.8 h 20 min$92
From Naperville Amtrak train to Ottumwa, IA, bus to Monroe, IA, bus to Des Moines, IA, then bus to Ames, IA.8 h 56 min$167
From Naperville drive to Ames.5 h 24 min$39
From Naperville train to Chicago Union Station, walk to Clinton-Blue, subway to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Des Moines airport, then shuttle to Ames.5 h 47 min$322
From Naperville train to Chicago Union Station, walk to Clinton-Blue, subway to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Cedar Rapids airport, then bus to Ames.7 h$332
From Naperville train to Chicago Union Station, walk to Clinton-Blue, subway to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Waterloo airport, taxi to Waterloo, IA, then bus to Ames.8 h 24 min$465

How long does it take to get from Naperville to Ames?

It takes approximately 8 hours 20 minutes to get from Naperville to Ames, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between Naperville and Ames?

No, there is no direct bus from Naperville to Ames. However, there are services departing from Naperville Amtrak and arriving at Ames, IA via Cedar Rapids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 hours 20 minutes.

Operators from Naperville to Ames

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Burlington TrailwaysBurlington Trailways
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak
Jefferson Lines800-451-5333Jefferson Lines
Metra+1 312-322-6777Metra
Chicago Transit (CTA)Chicago Transit (CTA)
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
Executive ExpressExecutive Express
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    Naperville to Ames:

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      1 Bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $73 - $105
      • Duration: 8 h 20 min
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      • One-Way approx: USD $110 - $227
      • Duration: 8 h 56 min
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      3 Drive
      • One-Way approx: USD $30 - $50
      • Duration: 5 h 24 min
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      4 Train, fly to Des Moines, shuttle
      • One-Way approx: USD $183 - $748
      • Duration: 5 h 47 min
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      5 Train, fly to Cedar Rapids, bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $155 - $753
      • Duration: 7 h
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      6 Train, fly to Waterloo, bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $179 - $736
      • Duration: 8 h 24 min
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        6 Train, fly to Waterloo, bus
        • One-Way approx: USD $179 - $736
        • Duration: 8 h 24 min
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