Regional & National Bus Service

Mega Bus Express Bus Service

Low cost express bus service; fares booked on line can be as low as $1. The earlier you book your trip, the cheaper it can be. Serves Des Moines, Iowa City, Omaha and Chicago with connections to other cities in Chicago.

Call toll free 1.877.GO2.MEGA (1.877.462.6342) or go to http://us.megabus.com/Default.aspx

Greyhound Bus

Largest provider of inter-city bus travel, with over 2,300 destinations. Fare and schedule information 1.800.231.2222 or at http://www.greyhound.com/

Trailways Bus

Nationwide bus travel. Scheduled Route Bus Service Listings– 1.800.992.4618 or go to http://www.trailways.com/

Jefferson Bus Lines

Nationwide service 515.283.0074 or book tickets at http://www.jeffersonlines.com/

If you go to any of the bus lines’ websites, you can book your trip easily. However, when you are traveling to certain destinations, you must be transferred lines.

For example, you may leave Des Moines, on your way to Kansas City, riding on the Greyhound, but once you get closer to your destination, you may need to transfer over to Trailways or Jefferson Bus Lines. Each bus service provides you with an itinerary (schedule of trip) which will state whether or not you need to transfer lines, and where. Read your itinerary very closely to see any transfers that you may need to make.

Regional & National Bus Service

Mega Bus Express Bus Service

Low cost express bus service; fares booked on line can be as low as $1. The earlier you book your trip, the cheaper it can be. Serves Des Moines, Iowa City, Omaha and Chicago with connections to other cities in Chicago.

Call toll free 1.877.GO2.MEGA (1.877.462.6342) or go to http://us.megabus.com/Default.aspx

Greyhound Bus

Largest provider of inter-city bus travel, with over 2,300 destinations. Fare and schedule information 1.800.231.2222 or at http://www.greyhound.com/

Trailways Bus

Nationwide bus travel. Scheduled Route Bus Service Listings– 1.800.992.4618 or go to http://www.trailways.com/

Jefferson Bus Lines

Nationwide service 515.283.0074 or book tickets at http://www.jeffersonlines.com/

If you go to any of the bus lines’ websites, you can book your trip easily. However, when you are traveling to certain destinations, you must be transferred lines.

For example, you may leave Des Moines, on your way to Kansas City, riding on the Greyhound, but once you get closer to your destination, you may need to transfer over to Trailways or Jefferson Bus Lines. Each bus service provides you with an itinerary (schedule of trip) which will state whether or not you need to transfer lines, and where. Read your itinerary very closely to see any transfers that you may need to make.