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Salt Lake City to Des Moines bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$126.00
Shortest Duration23h 50m
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How to book cheap bus tickets from Salt Lake City to Des Moines

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City to Des Moines were $126.00.

How long is the bus ride from Salt Lake City to Des Moines?

The distance between Salt Lake City and Des Moines is approximately 951.23 miles, or 1530.46 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 23 hours and 50 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 23 hours and 50 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Salt Lake City to Des Moines?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Salt Lake City to Des Moines by bus is usually on Saturday. 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. Sunday 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.

Greyhound from Salt Lake City to Des Moines has the most daily schedules

On average there is one bus schedules per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Salt Lake City to Des Moines, with an average of 1 trip per day and 4 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Salt Lake City to Des Moines. Of the 1 trip 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 Salt Lake City to Des Moines bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Salt Lake City to Des Moines from $126.00. Typically there is one Greyhound schedule per day from Salt Lake City to Des Moines and you can expect on average to pay $191.50 for a Greyhound ticket to Des Moines. In Salt Lake City, Greyhound departs to Des Moines from Bus Terminal - 300 S 600 W, In Des Moines, Greyhound arrives at Bus Station - 1501 2nd St,

An average trip on Greyhound from Salt Lake City to Des Moines takes 23 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $224.00 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Des Moines.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
23h 50m
Avg. Price
$191.50

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Salt Lake City. Most bus trips to Des Moines will depart from:
  • Bus Terminal - 300 S 600 W
Bus trips arrive in Des Moines at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Des Moines for trips arriving from Salt Lake City:
  • Bus Station - 1501 2nd St