There are 10 ways to get from Baltimore 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 Baltimore to Cedar Rapids  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Cedar Rapids (CID) BWI - CID

$214 - $987

Cheapest option

Bus via Schaumburg, IL - Woodfield Mall  •  23 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Chicago, Il 1607 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Schaumburg, IL - Woodfield Mall to Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa 731ia

$95 - $213

8 alternative options

Fly Baltimore to Moline, bus  •  7 h 35 min

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

Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Cedar Rapids  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Cedar Rapids (CID) DCA - CID

$336 - $797

Fly Baltimore to Chicago Midway, bus  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Chicago Midway (MDW) BWI - MDW
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Iowa City, IA

$128 - $474

Bus  •  22 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Chicago, Il 1607 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Iowa City, IA 1205 / ...

$101 - $244

Train, bus via Washington Union Station  •  25 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Iowa City, IA

$187 - $530

Train, bus  •  31 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Cardinal
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Iowa City, IA 1205 / ...

$156 - $431

Train, bus via Galesburg Amtrak  •  33 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Galesburg Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Galesburg Amtrak to Davenport, IA
  4. Take the bus from Davenport, IA to Iowa City, IA

$214 - $536

Drive  •  14 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Baltimore to Iowa City 910.9 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The distance between Baltimore and Iowa City is 805 miles. The road distance is 910.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Iowa City without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 13 min to get from Baltimore to Iowa City, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Iowa City is to fly which takes 7 h 13 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 22 h 44 min.

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There is no direct flight from Baltimore Airport to Cedar Rapids Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 58 min and has one stopover.

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Iowa City is 1 h behind Baltimore. It is currently 6:05 AM in Baltimore and 5:05 AM in Iowa City.

Yes, the driving distance between Baltimore to Iowa City is 911 miles. It takes approximately 14 h 50 min to drive from Baltimore to Iowa City.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Baltimore Airport to Cedar Rapids Airport.

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There are 35+ hotels available in Iowa City. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Baltimore Airport is to tram which takes 31 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Baltimore to Iowa City.
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  • Distance: 804.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 13 min

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

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Baltimore to Iowa City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Baltimore to Iowa City via Chicago, Il, UIC-Halsted, Clinton-Blue, and Chicago, IL in around 22 h 44 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Baltimore to Cedar Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Cedar Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Moline via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Moline via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Moline via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cedar Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cedar Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Baltimore to Chicago Midway via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Baltimore to Chicago Midway via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Baltimore to Chicago Midway via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Baltimore to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Cedar Rapids via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Cedar Rapids via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Moline via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cedar Rapids via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cedar Rapids via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Baltimore to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Cedar Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Moline via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
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 Chicago, IL to Iowa City, IA
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
Suburban Express
Website
suburbanexpress.com
Bus from Schaumburg, IL - Woodfield Mall to Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
suburbanexpress.com
Book at
busline.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Galesburg to Davenport
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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