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There are 6 ways to get from South Dakota to Ottumwa by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Omaha, NE 501
  2. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Ottumwa, IA 1402

$78 - $118

5 alternative options

Bus via 6th/St. Paul NE corner  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Omaha, NE 501
  2. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Ottumwa, IA 1402

$78 - $118

Drive  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Sioux Falls to Ottumwa 373.7 miles

$35 - $55

Fly Sioux Falls to Des Moines, bus  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Sioux Falls (FSD) to Des Moines (DSM) FSD - DSM
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Ottumwa, IA

$374 - $1,860

Fly Pierre to Des Moines, bus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Pierre (PIR) to Des Moines (DSM) PIR - DSM
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Ottumwa, IA

$173 - $671

Fly Sioux Falls to Cedar Rapids, bus  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Sioux Falls (FSD) to Cedar Rapids (CID) FSD - CID
  2. Take the bus from Cedar Rapids to Mt. Pleasant, IA
  3. Take the bus from Mt. Pleasant, IL to Ottumwa, IA

$404 - $2,066

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The cheapest way to get from South Dakota to Ottumwa is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Dakota to Ottumwa is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Dakota to Ottumwa. However, there are services departing from 10th/Jessica NW corner and arriving at Ottumwa, IA via The Bus Stop, Sioux Falls, SD and Omaha, NE. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 52 min.

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The distance between South Dakota and Ottumwa is 476 miles. The road distance is 373.7 miles.

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The best way to get from South Dakota to Ottumwa without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 52 min and costs $75 - $120.

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It takes approximately 10 h 52 min to get from South Dakota to Ottumwa, including transfers.

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South Dakota to Ottumwa bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Sioux Falls, SD station.

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There is no direct flight from Sioux Falls Airport to Des Moines Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 9 min and has one stopover.

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South Dakota to Ottumwa bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, arrive at Ottumwa, IA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Dakota to Ottumwa is 374 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to drive from South Dakota to Ottumwa.

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Map of how to get from South Dakota to Ottumwa.
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  • Distance: 476.3 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 52 min

What companies run services between South Dakota, USA and Ottumwa, IA, USA?

You can take a bus from Sioux Falls to Ottumwa via The Bus Stop, Maple/Career NE corner, Sioux Falls, SD, and Omaha, NE in around 10 h 52 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sioux Falls to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,000
Flights from Sioux Falls to Des Moines via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,100
Flights from Pierre to Des Moines via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Sioux Falls to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,200
Flights from Sioux Falls to Cedar Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sioux Falls to Des Moines via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,800
Flights from Sioux Falls to Des Moines via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,100
Flights from Pierre to Des Moines via Denver, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Sioux Falls to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $2,000
Flights from Sioux Falls to Cedar Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Sioux Falls to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,900
Flights from Sioux Falls to Des Moines via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Pierre to Des Moines via Denver, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Pierre to Des Moines via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Sioux Falls to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,100
Flights from Sioux Falls to Cedar Rapids via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Sioux Falls to Cedar Rapids via Phoenix esa Gateway
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $3,100
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Ottumwa, IA
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Ottumwa, IA
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Cedar Rapids to Mt. Pleasant, IA
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Mt. Pleasant, IL to Ottumwa, IA
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com

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American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Sioux Falls Airport to Des Moines Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Ottumwa. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from South Dakota to Pierre Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs $13 - $16.

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