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Iowa City to Ames bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$37.00
Shortest Duration2h 50m
Trips per day2
bus carriers1
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How to book cheap Iowa City to Ames bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Iowa City to Ames is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Iowa City to Ames were $41.16.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Iowa City to Ames?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Iowa City to Ames by bus is usually on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Saturday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

Burlington Trailways from Iowa City to Ames has the most daily schedules

On average there are 2 scheduled bus trips per day. Burlington Trailways has the most regularly scheduled departures from Iowa City to Ames, with an average of 2 trips per day and 30 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Iowa City to Ames. Of the 2 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

1 carriers offer Iowa City to Ames bus trips

Burlington Trailways

Book Burlington Trailways from Iowa City to Ames from $37.00. There are 2 trips per day offered by Burlington Trailways from Iowa City to Ames and you can expect on average to pay $42.72 for a Burlington Trailways ticket to Ames. In Iowa City, Burlington Trailways departs to Ames from Burlington Trailways Station - 170 E Court St, In Ames, Burlington Trailways arrives at Intermodal Station - 129 Hayward Ave,

An average trip on Burlington Trailways from Iowa City to Ames takes 3 hours and 45 minutes, while the fastest available Burlington Trailways trip will get you to Ames in 2 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, Burlington Trailways offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $45.22 for a weekend trip to Ames.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 45m
Avg. Price
$42.72

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Iowa City. Most bus trips to Ames will depart from Burlington Trailways Station - 170 E Court St.
  • Burlington Trailways Station - 170 E Court 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 Iowa City.
  • Intermodal Station - 129 Hayward Ave