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There are 8 ways to get from Syracuse to Iowa State University by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Des Moines  •  7h 18m

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

$226 - $949

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Bus, Megabus  •  27h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Cleveland, Oh 248
  2. Take the Megabus from Cleveland to Chicago, IL
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Ames, IA

$106 - $234

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Fly to Cedar Rapids, bus  •  9h 56m

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

$223 - $1,051

Fly to Waterloo, bus  •  13h 12m

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

$287 - $1,185

Train, bus via Ottumwa, IA  •  23h 14m

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

$184 - $452

Train, bus  •  26h 18m

  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 - $362

Bus  •  32h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Toronto, ON - Royal York Hotel Ny
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Chicago, IL - 630 West Harrison Street
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Ames, IA

$110 - $280

Drive  •  16h 56m

  1. Drive from Syracuse to Iowa State University 1025.3 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Syracuse to Iowa State University is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 16h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Syracuse to Iowa State University is to fly which costs $220 - $950 and takes 7h 18m.

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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 Chester Av & E 15Th St, Cleveland and Chicago, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 8m.

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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 23h 14m and costs $180 - $460.

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It takes approximately 7h 18m 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 7h 18m and costs $220 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus and Megabus, which costs $100 - $240 and takes 27h 8m.

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There is no direct flight from Syracuse Airport to Des Moines Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 30m 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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Map of how to get from Syracuse to Iowa State University.
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  • Distance: 897.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 18m

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Syracuse to Iowa State University hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Syracuse to Iowa State University via Cleveland, Oh, Chester Av & E 15Th St, Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center Stop #9, Cleveland, Chicago, IL, Chicago, IL, and Ames, IA in around 27h 8m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Syracuse to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Syracuse to Des Moines via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Syracuse to Des Moines via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Syracuse to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Syracuse to Cedar Rapids via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Syracuse to Waterloo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Syracuse to Waterloo via Reagan Washington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Syracuse to Waterloo via Philadelphia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Syracuse to Des Moines via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Syracuse to Des Moines via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Syracuse to Des Moines via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Syracuse to Des Moines via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Syracuse to Cedar Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Syracuse to Cedar Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Syracuse to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 8m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Syracuse to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Syracuse to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $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 Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
12h 58m
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 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
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
Book at
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
Bus from Chicago, IL to Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.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
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 Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Toronto, ON - Royal York Hotel
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $75
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Chicago, IL - 630 West Harrison Street
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130

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Iowa State University is 1h behind Syracuse. It is currently 6:26 AM in Syracuse and 5:26 AM in Iowa State University.

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

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

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There are 26+ hotels available in Iowa State University. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Syracuse to Syracuse Airport is to bus which takes 15m and costs $8 - $12.

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