There are 11 ways to get from New Jersey to Iowa State University by plane, train, subway, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Newark to Des Moines  •  6 h 27 min

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

$198 - $502

Cheapest option

Bus via LaSalle  •  28 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Des Moines, IA
  3. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Ames, IA 806 / ...

$153 - $332

9 alternative options

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Des Moines  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
  2. Take the subway from 34 St - Herald Sq to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Des Moines (DSM) LGA - DSM

$196 - $413

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Des Moines  •  7 h 13 min

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

$224 - $566

Fly Newark to Waterloo, bus  •  11 h 18 min

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

$264 - $1,030

Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Des Moines  •  8 h 43 min

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

$271 - $651

Train, bus  •  29 h 18 min

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

$220 - $524

Train, bus via Kansas City Amtrak  •  33 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Des Moines, IA 802 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Ames, IA 806 / ...

$277 - $698

Bus  •  35 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Kansas City, Mo 1675 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Ames, IA 804 / ...

$164 - $360

Train, bus #2  •  40 h 2 min

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

$184 - $523

Drive  •  18 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Iowa State University 1129.1 miles

$110 - $160

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

United Airlines, Southwest 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, LaSalle, Chicago, IL, Des Moines, IA, and Ames, IA in around 28 h 41 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Newark to Waterloo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Newark to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to Des Moines via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 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 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Des Moines via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 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 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Des Moines via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Des Moines via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Train operators
Port Authority NYNJ
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$110 - $200
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 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 Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$290 - $410
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
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
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Waterloo, IA to Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once a week
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 a week
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $210
Bus from Newark, Nj to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
30 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $300
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from New Jersey to Iowa State University?

The distance between New Jersey and Iowa State University is 1625 km. The road distance is 1806 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Iowa State University?

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.

What is the fastest way to get from New Jersey to Iowa State University?

The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Iowa State University is to fly which takes 6 h 27 min and costs $190 - $500.

Is there a direct bus between New Jersey and Iowa State University?

No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey to Iowa State University. However, there are services departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Ames, IA via Kansas City, MO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 49 min.

How long does it take to get from New Jersey to Iowa State University?

It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to get from New Jersey to Iowa State University, including transfers.