Directions to Ames


The following maps of Ames and the surrounding areas are available:

By Car

Ames is centrally located in the Midwest and well-served by ground transportation. North-south Interstate 35 passes through Ames and intersects east-west Interstate 80 just 25 miles south of Ames. Minneapolis is only 218 miles north, Chicago 322 miles east, and Omaha 168 miles west.

By Plane

Many commercial and commuter airlines serve the Des Moines International Airport. Private planes use the Ames Municipal Airport. Car rental is also available at the Des Moines airport.

Directions to campus

Once you reach Ames, follow these directions to get to campus.