There are 6 ways to get from Arlington 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 to Cedar Rapids  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Cedar Rapids (CID) DFW - CID

$245 - $974

Cheapest option

Bus  •  20 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Kansas City, Mo
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Des Moines, IA 802 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Iowa City, IA

$159 - $289

4 alternative options

Fly to Moline, bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Moline (MLI) DFW - MLI
  2. Take the bus from Moline Airport to Iowa City - Coralville

Train, bus  •  27 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Dallas Union Station Amtrak to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Davenport, IA
  3. Take the bus from Davenport, IA to Iowa City, IA

$185 - $454

Train, bus via St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak  •  28 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak Texas Eagle
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, MO to Iowa City, IA 1490

$170 - $414

Drive  •  13 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Arlington to Iowa City 833.7 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arlington to Iowa City is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 13 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arlington to Iowa City is to fly which costs $240 - $1,000 and takes 3 h 59 min.

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The distance between Arlington and Iowa City is 692 miles. The road distance is 833.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Arlington to Iowa City, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Arlington to Iowa City is to fly which takes 3 h 59 min and costs $240 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $290 and takes 20 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Arlington to Iowa City.
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  • Distance: 692.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 59 min

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

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Arlington to Iowa City every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Arlington to Iowa City via Downtown Irving/Heritage Crossing Station, Commerce @ Griffin - E - Mb, Dallas, Tx, Kansas City, Mo, Kansas City, MO, and Des Moines, IA in around 20 h 3 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Moline
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Cedar Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Dallas Union Station Amtrak to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Room
$470 - $650
Train from Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$210 - $290
Room
$420 - $600
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
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 Dallas, Tx to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
11 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Iowa City, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Davenport, IA
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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 St Louis, MO to Iowa City, IA
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com

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