There are 10 ways to get from Toronto 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  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Des Moines (DSM) YYZ - DSM

$182 - $599

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  23 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, On to Chicago, Il 5515
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Ames, IA 1485

$91 - $229

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Fly to Cedar Rapids, bus  •  10 h 8 min

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

$174 - $1,154

Fly to Minneapolis, bus  •  8 h 19 min

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

$246 - $562

Fly to Waterloo, bus  •  11 h 57 min

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

$198 - $1,287

Train, bus  •  19 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Windsor
  2. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Des Moines, IA
  4. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Ames, IA 806 / ...

$162 - $373

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  19 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Chicago, IL
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Des Moines, IA
  3. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Ames, IA 806 / ...

$117 - $228

Train, bus via Kalamazoo, MI  •  20 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Windsor
  2. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Kalamazoo Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Kalamazoo, MI to Chicago, IL
  4. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Des Moines, IA
  5. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Ames, IA 806 / ...

$165 - $368

Train, bus #2  •  28 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Buffalo
  2. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Ames, IA

$140 - $403

Drive  •  14 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Toronto to Iowa State University 865.8 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Iowa State University is to drive which costs $140 - $220 and takes 14 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Iowa State University is to fly and bus which costs $320 - $750 and takes 8 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Toronto to Iowa State University. However, there are services departing from Toronto, ON and arriving at Ames, IA via Chicago, IL and Des Moines, IA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 30 min.

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The distance between Toronto and Iowa State University is 1176 km. The road distance is 1385.4 km.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Iowa State University without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 30 min and costs $150 - $300.

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It takes approximately 8 h 39 min to get from Toronto to Iowa State University, including transfers.

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Toronto to Iowa State University bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Toronto, ON station.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Iowa State University is to fly which takes 8 h 39 min and costs $230 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $300 and takes 19 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Toronto Airport to Des Moines Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 8 min and has one stopover.

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Toronto to Iowa State University bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Ames, IA station.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Iowa State University.
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  • Distance: 734.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 39 min

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Iowa State University, IA, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Toronto to Iowa State University hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Toronto to Iowa State University via Chicago, IL, Des Moines, IA, and Ames, IA in around 19 h 30 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Des Moines via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to Des Moines via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to Des Moines via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Toronto to Cedar Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Toronto to Cedar Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Flights from Toronto to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $490
Flights from Toronto to Des Moines via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $490
Flights from Toronto to Des Moines via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $490
Flights from Toronto to Des Moines via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $490
Flights from Toronto to Des Moines via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $490
Flights from Toronto to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Cedar Rapids via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Flights from Toronto to Cedar Rapids via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto to Waterloo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,500
Flights from Toronto to Waterloo via Reagan Washington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Toronto to Waterloo via New York La Guardia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Cedar Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from Toronto to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Train from Toronto to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
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 Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Kalamazoo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
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 Chicago, IL to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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
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 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
Bus from Kalamazoo, MI to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$18 - $26
Online Fare
$21 - $40
Standard Fare
$30 - $45
Refundable
$35 - $50
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Kalamazoo to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.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 Toronto, On to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $140

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