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What bus companies travel to Ames, Iowa?

Located in Iowa, Ames is accessible by bus from 2 other cities. You can choose from 4 daily scheduled trips when you search for buses to Ames on Wanderu. Jefferson Lines usually has the most buses on any given day.

Bus companies serving Ames

BusRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Tornado Bus1591d 10h 49m€265.53
Jefferson Lines5613h 15m€142.93
  • Tornado Bus is a Texan bus company operating in Texas and Mexico. Their bus service connects cities such as Houston, McAllen, San Antonio, and the international border at El Paso. Their buses offer onboard WiFi, plenty of leg room, air conditioning, restrooms, and power outlets.

Which bus service has the best service to Ames?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Ames by bus with Jefferson Lines giving them a 5 rating out of 5.

Travelers also mentioned that Jefferson Lines had the most comfortable bus service to Ames taking into account the seats and amenities that Jefferson Lines offers. They rate Jefferson Lines a 4.5 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard.

If you are looking to arrive to Ames punctually, travelers suggest that Jefferson Lines has the best on time performance on their bus schedules to Ames, rating them a 5 based on their on time arrivals.

Frequently Asked Questions

€16.63 is the cheapest price for a bus ticket to Ames, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Ames. In the last month, buses from Des Moines to Ames had the lowest average price at €16.63.

The busiest bus station in Ames is Intermodal Station - 129 Hayward Ave. As Ames's main station, it has the most buses coming and going. However, a popular alternative is Phillips 66 Gas Station.

Ames ranks number 8 among most popular bus destinations in the region. It also ranks number 489 in United States. Ames ranks number 6 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Ames via bus service. On average 4 direct daily bus trips serve Ames.
The population of Ames is 65060. Ames ranks number 7 in terms of population in Iowa and number 323 in all of United States.
Bus tickets to Ames range from €17 for a short trip to Ames, while a 60 to 200 mile bus trip to Ames starts at , and a longer trip by bus to Ames can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as €48.
bus trips to Ames are most popular with commuters who prefer using bus to get to Ames for the frequent and convenient schedules and affordable prices.
The closest bus station to the city center of Ames is Intermodal Station - 129 Hayward Ave, located just 1.2 miles away. Select Intermodal Station - 129 Hayward Ave as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Ames. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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