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Des Moines to Ames bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$14.00
Shortest Duration1h 0m
Trips per day3
bus carriers2
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How to book cheap Des Moines to Ames bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Des Moines to Ames is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Des Moines to Ames were $16.14. By booking 7 days out, tickets are on average $2.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Des Moines to Ames?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Des Moines to Ames by bus is at 11:00 PM on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 11:00 PM on Tuesday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Jefferson Lines from Des Moines to Ames has the most daily schedules

On average there are 3 bus trips per day. Jefferson Lines has the most options for departures from Des Moines to Ames, with an average of 3 trips per day and 27 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from Des Moines to Ames. Of the 3 trips there are 3 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

2 carriers offer Des Moines to Ames bus trips

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Des Moines. Most bus trips to Ames will depart from Bus Station - 1501 2nd St.
  • Bus Station - 1501 2nd St
Bus trips arrive in Ames at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Intermodal Station - 129 Hayward Ave are the main bus stations in Ames for trips arriving from Des Moines.
  • Intermodal Station - 129 Hayward Ave