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    Best way to get to Ames from DSM airport

    I'm planning a trip to Ames but will have to fly in to DSM. I'm wondering what the most convenient way to get to Ames is.

    I've looked at the Executive Express shuttles, anyone have experience with those?

    Also, is there bus service that picks you up at the DSM airport, not the bus terminal 15 minutes away? Seems to be inconvenient.

    Just looking for some insight. Thanks in advance.



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    Re: Best way to get to Ames from DSM airport

    I think you would be best off renting a car.



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    Re: Best way to get to Ames from DSM airport

    Quote Originally Posted by Wx4Cy View Post
    I think you would be best off renting a car.
    I will be 21 when I make the trip.



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    Re: Best way to get to Ames from DSM airport

    Call a friend. The bus will take forever.



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    Re: Best way to get to Ames from DSM airport

    Quote Originally Posted by WhatchaGonnaDo View Post
    I will be 21 when I make the trip.
    Can still do that i think, just an extra charge at most places for being under 25



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    Re: Best way to get to Ames from DSM airport

    Pay a buddy $50 to come get you.


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    Re: Best way to get to Ames from DSM airport

    go north.



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    Re: Best way to get to Ames from DSM airport

    look for signs that say Ames.



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    Re: Best way to get to Ames from DSM airport

    Quote Originally Posted by pikecy10 View Post
    Call a friend. The bus will take forever.
    This is obviously an option as well. Just trying to see what other options are out there in case things don't work out



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    Re: Best way to get to Ames from DSM airport

    Quote Originally Posted by josh4isu View Post
    go north.
    Quote Originally Posted by MaccloNe View Post
    look for signs that say Ames.
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    Re: Best way to get to Ames from DSM airport

    executive express


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    Re: Best way to get to Ames from DSM airport

    I used executive express recently and was satisfied.

    Round trip cost was reasonable to Holiday Inn express on 13th st. near the I. But they had a number of foreign students come in and will deliver you to where you want to go.

    Desk is handy to baggage pickup and readily available.



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    Re: Best way to get to Ames from DSM airport

    well cmon dude. what a dumb question. figure it out



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    Re: Best way to get to Ames from DSM airport

    Quote Originally Posted by josh4isu View Post
    well cmon dude. what a dumb question. figure it out
    Sorry for being such a big inconvenience.



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