MapQuest Driving Directions Waterloo, IA to Des Moines, IA

Waterloo, IA

Des Moines, IA

Route 1

131.319 miles
2hr 2min
  1. Start out going southeast on Washington St.

    Then 2.80 miles
  2. Merge onto US-20 W via EXIT 71 toward Cedar Falls.

    Then 66.47 miles
  3. Merge onto I-35 S via EXIT 153A toward Des Moines.

    Then 55.34 miles
  4. Keep left to take I-235 W via EXIT 137B toward Des Moines.

    Then 5.86 miles
  5. Take EXIT 8A toward Downtown Des Moines/lowa State Center.

    Then 0.12 miles
  6. Merge onto 3rd St toward Civic Center/Science Center/Principal Park.

    Then 0.67 miles
  7. Turn left onto Grand Ave.

    1. Grand Ave is just past Watson Powell Jr Way

    2. If you reach Locust St you've gone a little too far

    Then 0.06 miles
  8. Welcome to DES MOINES, IA.

    1. If you reach Robert D Ray Dr you've gone about 0.2 miles too far

    Then 0.00 miles