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

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Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Cedar Rapids 1486

$32 - $52

2 alternative options

Line 7 bus, bus, line 1494 bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Sw 9Th St / Frazier Ave, Dsm to Platform D 7
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Iowa City, IA
  3. Take the line 1494 bus from Iowa City to Cedar Rapids,IA

$54 - $82

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Des Moines Airport (DSM) to Cedar Rapids Airport (CID) 130 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

The distance between Des Moines Airport (DSM) and Cedar Rapids Airport (CID) is 166 km. The road distance is 208 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from Des Moines Airport (DSM) to Cedar Rapids Airport (CID). However, there are services departing from Sw 9Th St / Sw Porter Ave, Dsm and arriving at Cedar Rapids via Platform J and Des Moines, IA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 46 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from Des Moines Airport (DSM) to Cedar Rapids Airport (CID), including transfers.

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

Burlington Trailways operates a bus from Des Moines Airport (DSM) to Cedar Rapids Airport (CID) once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min.

Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Iowa City, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Iowa City to Cedar Rapids,IA
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Des Moines Regional Transport
Website
ridedart.com
Bus from Sw 9Th St / Frazier Ave, Dsm to Platform D
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ridedart.com

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