There are 3 ways to get from Des Moines Airport (DSM) to Cedar Rapids Airport (CID) by bus, shuttle or car

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Bus  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, Ia to Cedar Rapids, Ia Btw1486

$85 - $112

Cheapest option

Shuttle, line 98 bus, bus, line 11 bus  •  8h 20m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Des Moines International Airport, IA to Ankeny, IA
  2. Take the line 98 bus from Dmacc Blvd / Lot L P&R, Ank to Locust St / 7Th St, Dsm 98
  3. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Iowa City - Coralville
  4. Take the bus from Coralville Intermodal Facility to GTC Bay 9
  5. Take the line 11 bus from GTC Bay 11 to Airport Terminal 11

$49 - $63

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h 13m

  1. Drive from Des Moines Airport (DSM) to Cedar Rapids Airport (CID) 129.9 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Des Moines Airport (DSM) to Cedar Rapids Airport (CID) is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Des Moines Airport (DSM) to Cedar Rapids Airport (CID) is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 13m.

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The distance between Des Moines Airport (DSM) and Cedar Rapids Airport (CID) is 104 miles. The road distance is 129.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Des Moines Airport (DSM) to Cedar Rapids Airport (CID) without a car is to bus which takes 6h 24m and costs $85 - $120.

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It takes approximately 6h 24m to get from Des Moines Airport (DSM) to Cedar Rapids Airport (CID), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Des Moines Airport (DSM) to Cedar Rapids Airport (CID) is 130 miles. It takes approximately 2h 13m to drive from Des Moines Airport (DSM) to Cedar Rapids Airport (CID).

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There are 41+ hotels available in Cedar Rapids Airport (CID). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Des Moines Airport (DSM) to Cedar Rapids Airport (CID).
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  • Distance: 104.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 24m

What companies run services between Des Moines Airport (DSM), USA and Cedar Rapids Airport (CID), USA?

Burlington Trailways operates a bus from Des Moines, Ia to Cedar Rapids, Ia once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 3h 10m.

Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Phone
1(800) 992-4618
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, Ia to Cedar Rapids, Ia
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Executive Express
Website
executiveexpress.biz
Shuttle from Des Moines International Airport, IA to Ankeny, IA
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
executiveexpress.biz
Des Moines Regional Transport
Phone
+1 515-283-8100
Website
ridedart.com
Bus from Dmacc Blvd / Lot L P&R, Ank to Locust St / 7Th St, Dsm
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ridedart.com
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Iowa City - Coralville
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
380Express
Phone
+1-319-362-0375
Website
380express.com
Bus from Coralville Intermodal Facility to GTC Bay 9
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
380express.com
Cedar Rapids Transit

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