There are 10 ways to get from Syracuse to Iowa State University by plane, bus, train 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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Fly to Des Moines  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Syracuse (SYR) to Des Moines (DSM) SYR - DSM

$218 - $955

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Bus  •  30 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Toronto, ON
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Chicago, IL
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Ames, IA

$121 - $277

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Fly to Cedar Rapids, bus  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Syracuse (SYR) to Cedar Rapids (CID) SYR - CID
  2. Take the bus from Cedar Rapids to Ames, IA

$230 - $1,060

Fly to Waterloo, bus  •  10 h 58 min

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

$294 - $1,193

Fly to Minneapolis, bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Syracuse (SYR) to Minneapolis (MSP) SYR - MSP
  2. Take the bus from Mall of America - Bloomington, MN to Ames, IA

$212 - $778

Train, bus via Mount Pleasant Amtrak  •  22 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Mount Pleasant Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Mt. Pleasant, IL to Des Moines, IA
  4. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Ames, IA 806 / ...

$197 - $470

Train, bus  •  22 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Walcott Jct, IA
  3. Take the bus from Walcott Jct, IA to Des Moines, IA
  4. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Ames, IA 806 / ...

$186 - $397

Train, bus #2  •  26 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Ames, IA 1485

$131 - $367

Bus via Cleveland, Oh  •  27 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Buffalo, Ny 252 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh 248
  3. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Chicago, Il
  4. Take the bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL to Ames, IA

$139 - $313

Drive  •  16 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Syracuse to Iowa State University 1025.3 miles

$100 - $150

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No, there is no direct bus from Syracuse to Iowa State University. However, there are services departing from Syracuse, Ny and arriving at Ames, IA via Buffalo, Ny, Cleveland, Oh, Chicago, Il and Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 27 min.

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The distance between Syracuse and Iowa State University is 897 miles. The road distance is 1025.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Syracuse to Iowa State University without a car is to train and bus which takes 22 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 40 min to get from Syracuse to Iowa State University, including transfers.

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Syracuse to Iowa State University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Syracuse, Ny station.

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The best way to get from Syracuse to Iowa State University is to fly which takes 7 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 27 h 27 min.

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There is no direct flight from Syracuse Airport to Des Moines Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 19 min and has one stopover.

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

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Iowa State University is 1 h behind Syracuse. It is currently 9:54 PM in Syracuse and 8:54 PM in Iowa State University.

Yes, the driving distance between Syracuse to Iowa State University is 1025 miles. It takes approximately 16 h 56 min to drive from Syracuse to Iowa State University.

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Map of how to get from Syracuse to Iowa State University.
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  • Distance: 897.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 40 min

What companies run services between Syracuse, NY, USA and Iowa State University, IA, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Syracuse to Iowa State University hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Syracuse to Iowa State University via Buffalo, Ny, Cleveland, Oh, Chicago, Il, Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il, Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL, and Ames, IA in around 27 h 27 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Syracuse to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Syracuse to Des Moines via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Syracuse to Des Moines via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Syracuse to Des Moines via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Syracuse to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Syracuse to Cedar Rapids via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Syracuse to Waterloo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Syracuse to Waterloo via Philadelphia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Syracuse to Waterloo via Reagan Washington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Syracuse to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Syracuse to Minneapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Syracuse to Des Moines via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Syracuse to Des Moines via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Syracuse to Des Moines via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Syracuse to Des Moines via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Syracuse to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Syracuse to Cedar Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Syracuse to Cedar Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Syracuse to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Syracuse to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Syracuse to Minneapolis via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Syracuse to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Syracuse to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Syracuse to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Flights from Syracuse to Minneapolis via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Flights from Syracuse to Minneapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Syracuse to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Syracuse to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Syracuse to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Syracuse to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
12 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Room
$390 - $550
Train from Chicago Union Station to Mount Pleasant Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Cedar Rapids to Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
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 Mt. Pleasant, IL to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Walcott Jct, IA
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Walcott Jct, IA to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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
Bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL to Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Mall of America - Bloomington, MN to Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$75 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130

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

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There are 24+ hotels available in Iowa State University. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Syracuse to Syracuse Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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