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There are 6 ways to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Iowa City by bus, car or plane

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  • Distance: 196.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 27 min

What companies run services between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), USA and Iowa City, IA, USA?

Suburban Express operates a bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Iowa City once a week. Tickets cost $19 - $30 and the journey takes 3 hours 35 minutes. Alternatively, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Iowa City every 3 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cedar Rapids
Avg. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Avg. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cedar Rapids
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Air Choice One
Website
airchoiceone.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Burlington
Avg. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Bus operators
Suburban Express
Website
suburbanexpress.com
Bus from Oakbrook. IL - Mall to Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa
Avg. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
suburbanexpress.com
Book at
busline.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Iowa City, IA
Avg. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Burlington, IA to Iowa City, IA
Avg. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Moline Airport to Iowa City - Coralville
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
gowindstar.com

How far is it from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Iowa City?

The distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and Iowa City is 315 km. The road distance is 351 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Iowa City?

The cheapest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Iowa City is to drive which costs $26 and takes 3 hours 44 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Iowa City?

The quickest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Iowa City is to drive which takes 3 hours 44 minutes and costs $26.

Is there a direct bus between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and Iowa City?

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Iowa City. However, there are services departing from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and arriving at Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa via Oakbrook. IL - Mall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 hours 27 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Iowa City?

It takes approximately 5 hours 27 minutes to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Iowa City, including transfers.