Travel from Pittsburgh to Des-Moines

Bus or fly from Pittsburgh to Des Moines?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and 2 other airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Des Moines hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Pittsburgh to Des Moines 5 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $130 and the journey takes 10 h. Burlington Trailways also services this route every 3 hours.

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How to get from Pittsburgh to Des Moines

From Seventh Ave At Smithfield St bus to Pittsburgh airport, fly to Des Moines airport, then line 8 bus to Des Moines. 6 h 47 min $474. From Seventh Ave At Smithfield St bus to Pittsburgh airport, fly to Waterloo airport, taxi to Waterloo, IA, then bus to Des Moines. 11 h 29 min $625. From Pittsburgh Amtrak train to Clinton & Jackson, line 157 bus to Chicago, IL, then bus to Des Moines, IA. 17 h 22 min. From Pittsburgh bus to Chicago, IL then bus to Des Moines, IA. 17 h 50 min $110. From Pittsburgh Amtrak train to Chicago Union Station Amtrak, train to Ottumwa, IA, bus to Monroe, IA, then bus to Des Moines, IA. 19 h 19 min $293. From Pittsburgh drive to Des Moines. 12 h 40 min $93.
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    Pittsburgh to Des Moines:

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      1 Fly to Des Moines
      • One-Way approx: USD $174 - $854
      • Duration: 6 h 47 min
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        • Duration: 6 h 47 min
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      2 Fly to Waterloo, bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $272 - $1,086
      • Duration: 11 h 29 min
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        • One-Way approx: USD $272 - $1,086
        • Duration: 11 h 29 min
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      • Duration: 17 h 22 min
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      4 Bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $96 - $204
      • Duration: 17 h 50 min
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        • Duration: 17 h 50 min
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      5 Train, bus via Ottumwa, IA
      • One-Way approx: USD $173 - $406
      • Duration: 19 h 19 min
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        • One-Way approx: USD $173 - $406
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      6 Drive
      • One-Way approx: USD $75 - $120
      • Duration: 12 h 40 min
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