OverviewPublic Transportation options from Des Moines International Airport:
Note that cabs serve any location in central Iowa, while buses serve throughout the Metro area.
The Executive Express shuttle service has a booth in the baggage claim area, providing service to Ames and other Iowa cities.
CyRide in Ames offers periodic service to/from Iowa State University during holidays, semester breaks, and start /end of the school year.
Des Moines Area Regional Transit 'DART' public Bus Route 8 serves the Airport. (tel. 515-283-8100 - for route map open: & schedule open http://www.ridedart.com/bus-schedulesroute-map.cfm).
Heart of Iowa Regional Transit Agency 'HIRTA' (tel. 877-686-0029 or visit hirtapublictransit.com) is an interstate transit bus line linking Central Iowa and the surrounding counties around Polk (where the Airport & the City of Des Moines are)
|Service Name:||DES MOINES AREA REGIONAL TRANSIT (DART)|
|Service Area:||Service to Polk County as well as the counties directly surrounding the Des Moines/Airport area. Bus service is available to and from the airport Monday through Friday from the Des Moines Area Transit Authority (DART).|
|Description:||Bus service is available from Monday to Friday.