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There are 9 ways to get from New Jersey to Iowa State University by train, subway, 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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Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Des Moines  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 9th Street
  2. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Des Moines (DSM) LGA - DSM

$206 - $411

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Bus  •  31 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il 4425
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Ames, IA 1485

$118 - $318

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Fly Newark to Des Moines  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Des Moines (DSM) EWR - DSM

$208 - $500

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Des Moines  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Des Moines (DSM) PHL - DSM

$187 - $425

Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Des Moines  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Des Moines (DSM) DCA - DSM

$281 - $649

Fly Newark to Waterloo, bus  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Waterloo (ALO) EWR - ALO
  2. Take the bus from Waterloo, IA to Ames, IA

$259 - $1,026

Train, bus via Ottumwa, IA  •  30 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Ottumwa Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Ottumwa, IA to Des Moines, IA
  4. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Ames, IA 806 / ...

$211 - $686

Train, bus  •  40 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Cardinal
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Ames, IA 1485

$184 - $518

Drive  •  18 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Iowa State University 1129.1 miles

$110 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Iowa State University is to drive which costs $110 - $160 and takes 18 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Iowa State University is to train and fly which costs $180 - $430 and takes 6 h 52 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Iowa State University is 1015 miles. The road distance is 1129.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Iowa State University without a car is to train and bus which takes 30 h 48 min and costs $210 - $700.

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It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to get from New Jersey to Iowa State University, including transfers.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Iowa State University is to fly which takes 7 h 46 min and costs $200 - $500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $320 and takes 31 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Des Moines Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 23 min.

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Iowa State University is 1 h behind New Jersey. It is currently 2:47 PM in New Jersey and 1:47 PM in Iowa State University.

Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Iowa State University is 1129 miles. It takes approximately 18 h 23 min to drive from New Jersey to Iowa State University.

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United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Des Moines Airport.

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  • Distance: 1015.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 54 min

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Iowa State University, IA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Elizabeth to Iowa State University hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newark to Iowa State University via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Ny, Chicago, Il, UIC-Halsted, Clinton-Blue, Chicago, IL, and Ames, IA in around 31 h 30 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Newark to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Newark to Des Moines via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Newark to Des Moines via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $950
Flights from Newark to Waterloo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Waterloo via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Newark to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Newark to Des Moines via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Newark to Des Moines via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
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
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Newark to Des Moines via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Newark to Des Moines via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Newark to Des Moines via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Des Moines via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Newark to Des Moines via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Des Moines via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $850
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
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
4 h 53 min
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
Train from Newark Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
27 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $430
Room
$550 - $800
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$110 - $200
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Waterloo, IA to Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Ottumwa, IA to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
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 Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
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.

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 Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $210

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