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There are 5 ways to get from Cedar Rapids to Wisconsin Dells by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus via Dubuque, IA  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Cedar Rapids,IA to Dubuque, IA
  2. Take the bus from Dubuque, IA to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin 121
  3. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Portage, WI - Amtrak 112

$86 - $126

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Cedar Rapids, IA to Naperville Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Naperville to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Station

$82 - $169

3 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Cedar Rapids to Dubuque, IA
  2. Take the bus from Dubuque, IA to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin 121
  3. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Portage, WI - Amtrak 112

$86 - $126

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Cedar Rapids to Wisconsin Dells 186.8 miles

$18 - $27

Fly, bus  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Madison (MSN) CID - MSN
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Portage, WI - Amtrak

$258 - $1,257

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The cheapest way to get from Cedar Rapids to Wisconsin Dells is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cedar Rapids to Wisconsin Dells is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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The distance between Cedar Rapids and Wisconsin Dells is 147 miles. The road distance is 186.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Cedar Rapids to Wisconsin Dells without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 13 min and costs $85 - $130.

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It takes approximately 11 h 13 min to get from Cedar Rapids to Wisconsin Dells, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Cedar Rapids Airport to Madison Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 4 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cedar Rapids to Wisconsin Dells is 187 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to drive from Cedar Rapids to Wisconsin Dells.

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

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There are 136+ hotels available in Wisconsin Dells. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cedar Rapids to Cedar Rapids Airport is to line 11 bus which takes 20 min and costs $2.

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Map of how to get from Cedar Rapids to Wisconsin Dells.
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  • Distance: 147.5 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 13 min

What companies run services between Cedar Rapids, IA, USA and Wisconsin Dells, WI, USA?

You can take a bus from Cedar Rapids to Wisconsin Dells via Cedar Rapids,IA, Dubuque, IA, Dubuque, IA, Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin, Portage, WI - Amtrak, and Portage Amtrak in around 11 h 13 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Madison via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Madison via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Madison via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Madison via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Madison via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Madison via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Madison via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Naperville to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrarail.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Cedar Rapids,IA to Dubuque, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Cedar Rapids to Dubuque, IA
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Cedar Rapids, IA to Naperville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Dubuque, IA to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Portage, WI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com

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