The closest major airport is Des Moines International Airport, located in Des Moines, IA, about 39 miles from the city center of Pella, IA.
The public transportation services available in Pella are the ones offered by Trailways Bus System and by Amtrak, which has a station 45 minutes southeast of the city, in Ottumwa, IA, at 210 W. Main Street.
While staying in Pella, most people prefer to get around by car, on long distances, or by walking or riding the bike, on small distances, due to the fact that the city does not currently have its own public transit system.
Easy! Just follow the driving directions listed below!
From Des Moines International Airport: Head south on Cowles Dr, toward Fleur Dr, and take the 2nd right onto Fleur Dr. Continue straight to stay on Fleur Dr and then onto 85th St. Merge onto IA-5 S, via the ramp to Kingsville, and continue onto US-65 N. Take exit 79 for IA-163/E University Ave, toward Pleasant Hill, and turn right at IA-163 E/E University Ave. Take the Marion County G28/IA-163 BUS ramp to Pella/Lake Red Rock and turn left at IA-163 BUS E/Washington St. Tun right at Main Street and again at University Street.