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There are 9 ways to get from New Haven to Iowa 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 New Haven to Des Moines  •  7h 29m

  1. Fly from New Haven (HVN) to Des Moines (DSM) HVN - DSM

$140 - $576

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Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Des Moines  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Des Moines (DSM) LGA - DSM

$255 - $581

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Omaha  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Omaha (OMA) LGA - OMA

$272 - $710

Train to Newark, fly to Omaha  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Omaha (OMA) EWR - OMA

$283 - $650

Train to White Plains, fly to Moline  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Stamford Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Moline (MLI) HPN - MLI

$343 - $1,506

Train Amtrak, bus  •  30h 16m

  1. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Ottumwa Amtrak Station
  4. Take the bus from Ottumwa, IA to Des Moines, IA

$265 - $724

Train, bus Wanda Coach  •  35h 23m

  1. Take the train from New Haven to Harlem-125th St.
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Grand Rapids Nyc
  3. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Chicago, IL
  4. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Des Moines, IA

$171 - $253

Bus  •  38h 3m

  1. Take the bus from New Haven, CT to Manhattan, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Kansas City, Mo
  3. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Des Moines, IA 802 / ...

$167 - $227

Drive  •  19h 34m

  1. Drive from New Haven to Des Moines 1183.9 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from New Haven to Iowa is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 19h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from New Haven to Iowa is to train and fly which costs $250 - $600 and takes 6h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Haven to Iowa. However, there are services departing from New Haven, CT and arriving at Des Moines, IA via New York, Ny and Kansas City, MO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38h 3m.

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The distance between New Haven and Iowa is 1057 miles. The road distance is 1183.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New Haven to Iowa without a car is to train and bus which takes 30h 16m and costs $260 - $750.

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It takes approximately 7h 29m to get from New Haven to Iowa, including transfers.

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New Haven to Iowa bus services, operated by Go Buses, depart from New Haven, CT station.

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The best way to get from New Haven to Iowa is to fly which takes 7h 29m and costs $140 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $160 - $230 and takes 38h 3m.

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There is no direct flight from New Haven Airport to Des Moines Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 56m and has one stopover.

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New Haven to Iowa bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Des Moines, IA station.

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Map of how to get from New Haven to Iowa.
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  • Distance: 1057.5 miles
  • Duration: 7h 29m

What companies run services between New Haven, CT, USA and Iowa, USA?

American Airlines flies from New Haven to West Des Moines hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Haven to Des Moines via Manhattan, NY, New York, Ny, Kansas City, Mo, and Kansas City, MO in around 38h 3m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Haven to Des Moines via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from New Haven to Des Moines via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from New Haven to Des Moines via Philadelphia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from New Haven to Des Moines via Philadelphia, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
9h 38m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from New Haven to Des Moines via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Newark to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from White Plains to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from White Plains to Moline via Reagan Washington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from White Plains to Moline via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from White Plains to Moline via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Newark to Omaha via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from White Plains to Moline via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from White Plains to Moline via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Newark to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from Newark to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Newark to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Newark to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from White Plains to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Newark to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
Train from New Haven Union Station to Stamford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station to Ottumwa Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
Frequency
Twice 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
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from New Haven to Harlem-125th St.
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $18
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$24 - $35
At station
$22 - $25
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Ottumwa, IA to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from New Haven, CT to Manhattan, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
gobuses.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 New York, Ny to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
31h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $180
Flexible
$180 - $260
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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Iowa is 1h behind New Haven. It is currently 4:20 PM in New Haven and 3:20 PM in Iowa.

Yes, the driving distance between New Haven to Iowa is 1184 miles. It takes approximately 19h 34m to drive from New Haven to Iowa.

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American Airlines offers flights from New Haven Airport to Des Moines Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Iowa. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Haven to New Haven Airport is to line 206 bus which takes 22m and costs $1 - $4.

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