There are 7 ways to get from Arizona to Iowa City by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Phoenix to Cedar Rapids  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Cedar Rapids (CID) PHX - CID

$194 - $327

Cheapest option

Fly Phoenix esa Gateway to Cedar Rapids  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix esa Gateway (AZA) to Cedar Rapids (CID) AZA - CID

$136 - $542

5 alternative options

Fly Phoenix to Moline, bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Moline (MLI) PHX - MLI
  2. Take the bus from Moline Airport to Iowa City - Coralville

Fly Phoenix to Des Moines, bus  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Des Moines (DSM) PHX - DSM
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Iowa City, IA

$165 - $270

Bus, train  •  37 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Flagstaff, Az
  2. Take the train from Flagstaff Amtrak to Galesburg Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Galesburg Amtrak to Davenport, IA
  4. Take the bus from Davenport, IA to Iowa City, IA

$260 - $726

Bus  •  41 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to St Louis Lambert Fld
  2. Take the bus from Lambert-St. Louis International Airport to Burlington, IA
  3. Take the bus from Burlington, IA to Iowa City, IA

$207 - $494

Drive  •  25 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Phoenix to Iowa City 1673.6 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arizona to Iowa City is to drive which costs $160 - $240 and takes 25 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arizona to Iowa City is to fly which costs $130 - $550 and takes 6 h 52 min.

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The distance between Arizona and Iowa City is 1213 miles. The road distance is 1673.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 8 h 1 min to get from Arizona to Iowa City, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arizona to Iowa City. However, there are services departing from Phoenix, Az and arriving at Iowa City, IA via Lambert-St. Louis International Airport and Burlington, IA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Arizona to Iowa City.
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  • Distance: 1213.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 1 min

What companies run services between Arizona, USA and Iowa City, IA, USA?

United Airlines, Frontier Airlines and two other airlines fly from Phoenix to Iowa City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Phoenix to Iowa City via St Louis Lambert Fld, Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, and Burlington, IA in around 41 h 15 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Cedar Rapids via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Phoenix to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Phoenix to Cedar Rapids via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Phoenix to Moline via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Phoenix to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Phoenix to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $410
Flights from Phoenix to Des Moines via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $410
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Phoenix to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Phoenix to Cedar Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Phoenix to Cedar Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Phoenix to Moline via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Phoenix to Moline via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Phoenix to Moline via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Phoenix to Des Moines via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Phoenix to Cedar Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Phoenix to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Phoenix to Moline via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Phoenix to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Phoenix to Des Moines via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Phoenix to Des Moines via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Phoenix to Des Moines via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Phoenix esa Gateway to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Phoenix to Cedar Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Flagstaff Amtrak to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
29 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$190 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$340 - $490
Business Coach Seat
$410 - $600
Room
$700 - $1,100
Bus operators
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Moline Airport to Iowa City - Coralville
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Iowa City, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Galesburg Amtrak to Davenport, IA
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Davenport, IA to Iowa City, IA
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Lambert-St. Louis International Airport to Burlington, IA
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Burlington, IA to Iowa City, IA
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Phoenix, Az to Flagstaff, Az
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Phoenix, Az to St Louis Lambert Fld
Ave. Duration
33 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $350
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$140 - $230
Flexible
$270 - $350

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