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Buses from Ames to Tulsa

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Ames - Tulsa Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Ames to Tulsa. Traveling by bus from Ames to Tulsa usually takes around 13 hours and 43 minutes, but the fastest Jefferson Lines bus can make the trip in 11 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance425 mi (684 km)
Shortest duration11h 35m
Cheapest price$59.00
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceJefferson Lines
Bus lines1

What bus companies travel from Ames to Tulsa?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Ames to Tulsa. Jefferson Lines is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Jefferson Lines213h 43m$95.00
  • Jefferson Lines

    Jefferson Lines

    Jefferson Lines is a well-established intercity bus company with service to some of the Midwest’s top travel destinations. As one of the United States’ largest bus service providers, Jefferson Lines is beloved by students, commuters, and vacationers in America’s heartland. Travel with Jefferson Lines is comfortable thanks to reclining seats, individual climate controls, restrooms, and free WiFi. You can even check the status of your trip with their bus tracker tool. The carrier provides safe, affordable, and reliable service from Ames to Tulsa with ticket prices as low as $59.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Ames to Tulsa 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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 from Ames to Tulsa?

The bus takes an average of 13 hours and 43 minutes to cover the 425 miles from Ames to Tulsa. However, the fastest bus only takes 11 hours and 35 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Travel trends tend to vary greatly for bus trips from Ames to Tulsa.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Ames?

The first bus leaves at 5:00pm and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Ames to Tulsa, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Tulsa are there per day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Ames to Tulsa. One bus is a direct connection, meaning that you can stay on the same vehicle for the entire trip, without having to transfer onto a connecting bus at any point.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Ames?

Main departure station: Intermodal Station - 129 Hayward Ave

Most buses depart from the main station in Ames.

All bus stations in Ames:

  • Intermodal Station - 129 Hayward Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Tulsa?

Main arrival station: 317 S Detroit Ave

All buses from Ames arrive at one main station in Tulsa.

All bus stations in Tulsa:

  • 317 S Detroit Ave

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