There are 8 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Iowa by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Cedar Rapids  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Cedar Rapids (CID) ORD - CID

$148 - $688

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Bus Burlington Trailways  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Iowa City, IA 1205 / ...

$29 - $70

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Fly to Moline, bus  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Moline (MLI) ORD - MLI
  2. Take the bus from Davenport, IA to Iowa City, IA

$221 - $471

Fly to Burlington, bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Burlington (BRL) ORD - BRL
  2. Take the bus from Burlington, IA to Iowa City, IA

$100 - $133

Fly to Waterloo, bus  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Waterloo (ALO) ORD - ALO
  2. Take the bus from Waterloo, IA to Cedar Rapids,IA

$193 - $707

Bus Suburban Express  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakbrook. IL - Mall to Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa 731ia

$59 - $70

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Davenport, Ia 4567 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Davenport, IA to Iowa City, IA 1201-1205 / ...

$50 - $100

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Iowa 219.5 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Iowa. However, there are services departing from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Airport and arriving at Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa via Oakbrook. IL - Mall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 26 min.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and University of Iowa is 189 miles. The road distance is 219.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Iowa without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Iowa, including transfers.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Iowa bus services, operated by Suburban Express, depart from Oakbrook. IL - Mall station.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Iowa is to fly which takes 2 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Cedar Rapids Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Iowa bus services, operated by Suburban Express, arrive at Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Iowa is 219 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Iowa.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Cedar Rapids Airport.

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Map of how to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Iowa.
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  • Distance: 189.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 49 min

What companies run services between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA and University of Iowa, IA, USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Iowa every 3 hours. Alternatively, Suburban Express operates a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Iowa once a week. Tickets cost $19 - $30 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Air Choice One
Website
airchoiceone.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
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 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
Bus from Waterloo, IA to Cedar Rapids,IA
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
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
Suburban Express
Website
suburbanexpress.com
Bus from Oakbrook. IL - Mall to Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
suburbanexpress.com
Book at
busline.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 Chicago, Il to Davenport, Ia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55

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