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There are 6 ways to get from Arlington to Iowa City by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Cedar Rapids  •  4 h 2 min

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

$245 - $974

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Bus  •  23 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Kansas City, Mo
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Omaha, NE 502
  3. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Iowa City, IA

$167 - $307

4 alternative options

Fly to Moline, bus  •  4 h 21 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 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  •  28 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center to St. Louis Gateway Station 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

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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 4 h 2 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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The best way to get from Arlington to Iowa City without a car is to bus which takes 23 h 12 min and costs $160 - $310.

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 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 4 h 2 min and costs $240 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $160 - $310 and takes 23 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Cedar Rapids Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arlington to Iowa City is 834 miles. It takes approximately 13 h 46 min to drive from Arlington to Iowa City.

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Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Cedar Rapids Airport.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Iowa City. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Arlington to Iowa City.
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  • Distance: 692.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Arlington to Iowa City every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Arlington to Iowa City via Bernal @ Walton Walker - S - Ns, Lamar @ Ross - S - Ns, Dallas, Tx, Kansas City, Mo, Kansas City, MO, and Omaha, NE in around 23 h 12 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Moline
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 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 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Moline via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Dallas Union Station 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
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

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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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
Twice daily
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 Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Iowa City, IA
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Davenport, IA
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once 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 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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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The best way to get from Arlington to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs $30 - $40.

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