Travel from Des Moines to New London

Bus
$127
1d 10h 55min
193 lb of CO2
$
Drive
$150
18h 49min
213 lb of CO2

Drive from Des Moines to New London

It's 1111 miles between Des Moines to New London. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 49min and 19h 46min from Des Moines to New London under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 20h 43min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to New London 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 New London?

Because New London is so far away from Des Moines, we recommend simply booking a flight. Other options to New London 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 New London?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are bus 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 New London?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Des Moines to New London is by bus. The bus costs $127 roughly and will take 1 day 10 hours 52 minutes.

How long does it take from Des Moines to New London by car?

The total distance between Des Moines and New London is 1111 miles and will take you about 18 hours 49 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $150.

Des Moines to New London Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $127
Fastest Way Bus — 1d 6h 13min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 167 lb CO2
Available Modes 2 modes — bus and by car
Distance 1,110 miles