There are 2 ways to get from Fort Dodge to Cedar Rapids by bus or car

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Bus  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Dodge, IA to Williams 417
  2. Take the bus from Williams to Ames, IA 803
  3. Take the bus from Ames, IA to Cedar Rapids,IA

$64 - $91

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Fort Dodge to Cedar Rapids 151 miles

$14 - $22

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort Dodge to Cedar Rapids. However, there are services departing from Fort Dodge, IA and arriving at Gtc via Williams, Ames, IA and Cedar Rapids Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 58 min.

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The distance between Fort Dodge and Cedar Rapids is 134 miles. The road distance is 151 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Dodge to Cedar Rapids without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 58 min to get from Fort Dodge to Cedar Rapids, including transfers.

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Fort Dodge to Cedar Rapids bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Fort Dodge, IA station.

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Fort Dodge to Cedar Rapids bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, arrive at Cedar Rapids,IA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Dodge to Cedar Rapids is 151 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to drive from Fort Dodge to Cedar Rapids.

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

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Map of how to get from Fort Dodge to Cedar Rapids.
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  • Distance: 134.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 58 min

What companies run services between Fort Dodge, IA, USA and Cedar Rapids, IA, USA?

You can take a bus from Fort Dodge to Cedar Rapids via Williams, Ames, IA, Cedar Rapids,IA, and Cedar Rapids Airport in around 7 h 58 min.

Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Fort Dodge, IA to Williams
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
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jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Williams to Ames, IA
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Burlington Trailways

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