There are 5 ways to get from Denver to Iowa City by plane, bus, train or car

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What companies run services between Denver, CO, USA and Iowa City, IA, USA?

United Airlines, Frontier Airlines and two other airlines fly from Denver to Iowa City 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Denver to Iowa City via Des Moines, IA in around 17 h 20 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Denver to Cedar Rapids
Avg. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Denver to Moline
Avg. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Denver to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Denver to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Avg. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Denver to Moline via Minneapolis
Avg. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Denver to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Denver to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Denver to Moline via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Avg. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Denver to Cedar Rapids
Avg. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Denver Union Station Amtrak to Ottumwa Amtrak
Avg. Duration
12 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Business Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Room
$430 - $600
Bus operators
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Moline Airport to Iowa City - Coralville
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Ottumwa, IA to Mt. Pleasant, IL
Avg. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Mt. Pleasant, IL to Iowa City, IA
Avg. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Denver, CO to Des Moines, IA
Avg. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Iowa City, IA
Avg. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Denver to Iowa City?

The distance between Denver and Iowa City is 1153 km. The road distance is 1261 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Denver to Iowa City?

The cheapest way to get from Denver to Iowa City is to drive which costs $95 and takes 12 h 4 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Denver to Iowa City?

The quickest way to get from Denver to Iowa City is to fly which takes 5 h 12 min and costs $320.

Is there a direct bus between Denver and Iowa City?

No, there is no direct bus from Denver to Iowa City. However, there are services departing from Denver, CO and arriving at Iowa City, IA via Des Moines, IA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from Denver to Iowa City?

It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to get from Denver to Iowa City, including transfers.