Bus from Des Moines, IA to Chicago

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Facts about the Des Moines, IA Chicago bus route

Cheapest Bus$1.30
Fastest Bus5h 55m
Earliest Bus12:30 PM
Latest Bus12:30 PM
Daily Bus Routes1 Ø
Distance309.3 miles
Bus Companiesmegabus US
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You can see cheap buses to Chicago from Des Moines, IA over the next few days on this page. We also show you more info about the bus stops in Des Moines, IA and Chicago so you’ll know where to go. If you’re continuing your journey beyond Chicago, you can find options for onward trips and alternative destinations from Des Moines, IA, as well as popular airport shuttles from Chicago.

The cheapest bus routes from Des Moines, IA to Chicago

Today
from $78.26
Tomorrow
from $1.30
10/29
from $78.26
10/30
from $78.26
10/31
from $78.26
11/01
from $78.26

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  • megabus US
    12:30 PM
    Des Moines, IA - Cherry St
    Duration 5h 55m
    6:25 PM
    Chicago, IL - Polk St & Canal St
    from$1.30

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Bus Des Moines, IA Chicago: Further Information

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Bus stops in Des Moines, IA and Chicago

Stations
Chicago (USA)
W. 95th St 14, 60620 Chicago (USA)
S Canal St 310-320, 60606 Chicago (USA)
N Cumberland Ave 5800, 60631 Chicago (USA)
West Harrison Street 630-670, 60607 Chicago (USA)
Park Ave 15400, 60426 Chicago (USA)
W Polk St between S Clinton St and S Canal St , 60699 Chicago (USA)
S Kedzie Ave  2807 , 60623  Chicago (USA)
S California Ave 2139 , 60608 Chicago (USA)
S Canal St 225, IL 60606 Chicago (USA)

Bus Des Moines, IA to Chicago: FAQs about the route

How much does a bus ticket from Des Moines, IA to Chicago cost?

Among other factors, this depends on the day and time of travel. The cheapest bus ticket for this route starts from $1.30. Save money by comparing bus deals!

How long does the Des Moines, IA Chicago bus route take?

The quickest bus from Des Moines, IA to Chicago can take 5h 55m. However, keep in mind that the bus route can take longer when there is traffic.

Is there a direct bus route from Des Moines, IA to Chicago?

You can compare direct connections for the Des Moines, IA Chicago bus route with CheckMyBus. All you have to do is use our search function to find direct buses to Chicago from Des Moines, IA on your planned travel date.

When does the first trip depart for the Des Moines, IA Chicago bus route?

The earliest bus to Chicago departs from Des Moines, IA at 12:30 PM. However, bus schedules may vary on weekends and holidays. To find exactly when the bus is running on your planned travel date, check our search engine.

When does the last trip depart for the Des Moines, IA Chicago bus route?

The latest bus trip from Des Moines, IA to Chicago departs at 12:30 PM. Please keep in mind that departure times may vary on weekends and holidays. You can use our search engine to find the available times on your planned travel date.

What can I bring with me on the bus from Des Moines, IA to Chicago?

Different bus companies have varying restrictions about what is and isn't allowed on board. Typically, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you for the Des Moines, IA Chicago bus route for free. Find a bus that best serves your travel needs by using our search engine for your preferred travel date.

What equipment is available on the bus from Des Moines, IA to Chicago?

What equipment is on board differs from company to company. Generally, many intercity buses provide WiFi to let you keep your friends up to date about your location during the trip. Air conditioning systems provide ventilation to maximize comfort while travelling. With our search engine, you can find precise information about the equipment of the bus from Des Moines, IA to Chicago on your preferred travel date.

Compare Des Moines, IA and Chicago

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A cab ride in Des Moines, IA is 7% cheaper than in Chicago.
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A bus fare in Des Moines, IA is 23% cheaper than in Chicago.
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A large beer in Des Moines, IA is 40% cheaper than in Chicago.
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A bottle of water in Des Moines, IA is 15% cheaper than in Chicago.
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A meal in Des Moines, IA is 5% cheaper than in Chicago.

Bus routes from Des Moines, IA and Chicago

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