Travel from Des Moines to Daytona Beach

Bus
$127
1d 10h 46min
192 lb of CO2
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Flight
$386
7h 34min
680 lb of CO2

Des Moines to Daytona Beach Flights

There are 1 airports — DSM — that make sense to fly out of from Des Moines and 2 airports — DAB, SFB — to access Daytona Beach. The best deals are usually found by flying out of DSM.

Out of the 3 total modes of travel to Daytona Beach from Des Moines, a flight is the quickest method.
Drive
$150
18h 48min
213 lb of CO2

Drive from Des Moines to Daytona Beach

It's 1109 miles between Des Moines to Daytona Beach. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 48min and 19h 44min from Des Moines to Daytona Beach under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 20h 41min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Daytona Beach by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $149.

What is the best way to travel from Des Moines to Daytona Beach?

Because Daytona Beach is so far away from Des Moines, we recommend simply booking a flight. Other options to Daytona Beach do exist, but going by plane will save you valuable time. Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Des Moines to Daytona Beach?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are bus, flight or by car transportation options available, the sooner to book the better. While prices for buses or trains might not fluctuate as much as flights, their availability certainly will. It's recommended to book these flights at least 2 weeks away, but even more if you are able.

What's the cheapest way from Des Moines to Daytona Beach?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Des Moines to Daytona Beach is by bus. The bus costs $127 roughly and will take 1 day 10 hours 46 minutes.

How long does it take from Des Moines to Daytona Beach by car?

The total distance between Des Moines and Daytona Beach is 1109 miles and will take you about 18 hours 48 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $150.

Des Moines to Daytona Beach Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $127
Fastest Way Flight — 7h 34min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 167 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — bus, flight and by car
Distance 1,108 miles