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There are 6 ways to get from Schaumburg to Iowa State University by bus, plane, train or car

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Line 600 bus, fly to Des Moines  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the line 600 bus from Northwest Transportation Center to Rosemont CTA Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Des Moines (DSM) ORD - DSM

$192 - $743

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Bus  •  10h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Schaumburg, IL - Woodfield Mall to Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa 731ia
  2. Take the bus from Cedar Rapids,IA to Ames, IA 1485

$60 - $93

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Fly to Cedar Rapids, bus  •  7h 10m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Cedar Rapids (CID) ORD - CID
  2. Take the bus from Cedar Rapids,IA to Ames, IA

$149 - $745

Fly to Waterloo, bus  •  8h 29m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Waterloo (ALO) ORD - ALO
  2. Take the bus from Waterloo, IA to Ames, IA

$173 - $729

Train, bus  •  11h 59m

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

$96 - $197

Drive  •  5h 52m

  1. Drive from Schaumburg to Iowa State University 348.4 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Schaumburg to Iowa State University is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Schaumburg to Iowa State University is to line 600 bus and fly which costs $190 - $750 and takes 4h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Schaumburg to Iowa State University. However, there are services departing from Schaumburg, IL - Woodfield Mall and arriving at Ames, IA via Iowa City and Cedar Rapids,IA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 18m.

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The distance between Schaumburg and Iowa State University is 287 miles. The road distance is 348.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Schaumburg to Iowa State University without a car is to bus which takes 10h 18m and costs $60 - $95.

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It takes approximately 4h 25m to get from Schaumburg to Iowa State University, including transfers.

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Schaumburg to Iowa State University bus services, operated by Suburban Express, depart from Schaumburg, IL - Woodfield Mall station.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Des Moines Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 18m.

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Schaumburg to Iowa State University bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, arrive at Ames, IA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Schaumburg to Iowa State University is 348 miles. It takes approximately 5h 52m to drive from Schaumburg to Iowa State University.

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  • Distance: 287.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 25m

What companies run services between Schaumburg, IL, USA and Iowa State University, IA, USA?

You can take a bus from Schaumburg to Iowa State University via Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa, Iowa City, Cedar Rapids,IA, and Ames, IA in around 10h 18m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
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 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
Bus operators
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Northwest Transportation Center to Rosemont CTA Station
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Cedar Rapids,IA to Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
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burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Waterloo, IA to Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
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
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Suburban Express
Website
suburbanexpress.com
Bus from Schaumburg, IL - Woodfield Mall to Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
suburbanexpress.com
Book at
busline.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Des Moines Airport.

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