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There are 4 ways to get from Chicago Union Station to Cedar Rapids by bus, car, plane or taxi

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Bus  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Cedar Rapids, IA 1492 / ...

$44 - $61

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Drive  •  4h 11m

  1. Drive from Chicago Union Station to Cedar Rapids 250.1 miles

$24 - $40

Fly to Cedar Rapids  •  4h 22m

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

$124 - $707

Fly to Moline, bus, taxi  •  5h 25m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Moline (MLI) ORD - MLI
  2. Take the bus from Moline Airport to Iowa City - Coralville
  3. Take a taxi from Iowa City - Coralville to Cedar Rapids

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Cedar Rapids is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Cedar Rapids is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago Union Station to Cedar Rapids. However, there are services departing from Chicago, IL and arriving at Gtc via Cedar Rapids Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 14m.

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The distance between Chicago Union Station and Cedar Rapids is 207 miles. The road distance is 250.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago Union Station to Cedar Rapids without a car is to bus which takes 7h 14m and costs $40 - $65.

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It takes approximately 7h 14m to get from Chicago Union Station to Cedar Rapids, including transfers.

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Chicago Union Station to Cedar Rapids bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, depart from Chicago, IL station.

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The best way to get from Chicago Union Station to Cedar Rapids is to bus which takes 7h 14m and costs $40 - $65. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $120 - $750 and takes 4h 22m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Cedar Rapids Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 1m.

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Chicago Union Station to Cedar Rapids bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, arrive at Cedar Rapids, IA station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago Union Station to Cedar Rapids.
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  • Distance: 207.2 miles
  • Duration: 7h 14m

What companies run services between Chicago Union Station, IL, USA and Cedar Rapids, IA, USA?

Burlington Trailways operates a bus from Chicago Union Station to Cedar Rapids once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 5h 45m. Alternatively, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chicago Union Station to Cedar Rapids every 3 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Moline Airport to Iowa City - Coralville
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
Other operators
Taxi from Iowa City - Coralville to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
31m
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Yellow Cab of Iowa City
Phone
+1 319-338-9777
Website
yellowcabic.com
Number 1 Cab
Phone
+1 319-930-2221
Marco's Taxicab Co.
Phone
+1 319-337-8294
Website
marcostaxi.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago Union Station to Cedar Rapids is 250 miles. It takes approximately 4h 11m to drive from Chicago Union Station to Cedar Rapids.

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

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There are 37+ hotels available in Cedar Rapids. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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