Reaching Ames by car
Iowa State University is located 6 miles west of Interstate 35W.
Major US cities within driving distance are:
Minneapolis, MN – 3 hour drive to Ames
Omaha, NE - 2.5 hour drive to Ames
Kansas City, MO – 3.5 hour drive to Ames
Chicago, IL - 6 hour drive to Ames
Iowa State Center
Ames, Iowa 50011
Parking is free in any of the lots
surrounding the Scheman Building.
Ames is a 45 minute drive from Des Moines
International Airport (DSM).