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There is one daily bus from Ames to Peoria. Traveling by bus from Ames to Peoria usually takes around 15 hours and 40 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
|Distance||229 mi (369 km)|
|Shortest duration||15h 40m|
|Most frequent service||Jefferson Lines|
Price trends for buses from Ames to Peoria
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What bus companies travel from Ames to Peoria?
There is one bus company that operates from Ames to Peoria. Jefferson Lines is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Jefferson Lines||1||15h 40m||$72.63|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Ames to Peoria during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 15 hours and 40 minutes to cover the 229 miles (369 kilometers) from Ames, IA to Peoria, IL. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Ames?
There is usually only one bus per day from Ames to Peoria. It leaves the station in Ames at 10:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.
How many buses are there each day?
Where does the bus leave from in Ames?
Most buses depart from the main station in Ames.
Where does the bus arrive in Peoria?
All buses from Ames arrive at one main station in Peoria.
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