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Minneapolis to Des Moines bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$32.00
Shortest Duration3h 59m
Trips per day5
bus carriers2
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How to book cheap Minneapolis to Des Moines bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Minneapolis to Des Moines 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 Minneapolis to Des Moines were $32.00.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Minneapolis to Des Moines by bus is usually on Sunday. 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. Friday 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.

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

On average there are 5 scheduled bus trips per day. Jefferson Lines has the most regularly scheduled departures from Minneapolis to Des Moines, with an average of 4 trips per day and 57 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Minneapolis to Des Moines. Of the 5 trips there are 3 trips that are direct connections to Des Moines.

2 carriers offer Minneapolis to Des Moines bus trips

El Expreso Bus

Book El Expreso Bus from Minneapolis to Des Moines from $32.00. Typically there is one El Expreso Bus schedule per day from Minneapolis to Des Moines and you can expect on average to pay $33.60 for a El Expreso Bus ticket to Des Moines. In Minneapolis, El Expreso Bus departs to Des Moines from Tienda La Mexicana (MN), In Des Moines, El Expreso Bus arrives at Tienda La Mexicana,

An average trip on El Expreso Bus from Minneapolis to Des Moines takes 5 hours and 0 minutes, while the fastest available El Expreso Bus trip will get you to Des Moines in 3 hours and 59 minutes,

On weekends, El Expreso Bus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $34.67 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Des Moines.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
5h 0m
Avg. Price
$33.60

Jefferson Lines

Book Jefferson Lines from Minneapolis to Des Moines from $42.00. There are 4 trips per day offered by Jefferson Lines from Minneapolis to Des Moines and you can expect on average to pay $54.02 for a Jefferson Lines ticket to Des Moines. In Minneapolis, Jefferson Lines departs to Des Moines from Transp Ctr - 950 Hawthorne Ave and one other station. In Des Moines, Jefferson Lines arrives at Bus Station - 1501 2nd St,

An average trip on Jefferson Lines from Minneapolis to Des Moines takes 5 hours and 55 minutes, while the fastest available Jefferson Lines trip will get you to Des Moines in 3 hours and 59 minutes,

On weekends, Jefferson Lines offers 5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $54.04 for a weekend trip to Des Moines.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
5h 55m
Avg. Price
$54.02

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from Minneapolis. Most bus trips to Des Moines will depart from Transp Ctr - 950 Hawthorne Ave, U Minn - 2428 Delaware St, Tienda La Mexicana (MN).
  • Transp Ctr - 950 Hawthorne Ave
  • U Minn - 2428 Delaware St
  • Tienda La Mexicana (MN)
Bus trips arrive in Des Moines at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Bus Station - 1501 2nd St, Tienda La Mexicana are the main bus stations in Des Moines for trips arriving from Minneapolis.
  • Bus Station - 1501 2nd St
  • Tienda La Mexicana