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There are 3 ways to get from Fort Dodge to Cedar Rapids by car, bus or shuttle

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Drive, bus  •  4h 55m

  1. Drive from Fort Dodge to Ames, IA
  2. Take the bus from Ames, IA to Cedar Rapids 1486

$34 - $51

2 alternative options

Shuttle, bus  •  8h 16m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Fort Dodge, IA to Des Moines International Airport, IA
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Cedar Rapids 1486

$153 - $175

Drive  •  2h 35m

  1. Drive from Fort Dodge to Cedar Rapids 151 miles

$14 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Fort Dodge to Cedar Rapids is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Dodge to Cedar Rapids is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2h 35m.

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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 shuttle and bus which takes 8h 16m and costs $150 - $180.

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It takes approximately 4h 55m to get from Fort Dodge to Cedar Rapids, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Dodge to Cedar Rapids is 151 miles. It takes approximately 2h 35m 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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  • Distance: 134.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 55m

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

There is no direct connection from Fort Dodge to Cedar Rapids. However, you can take the drive to Ames, IA, take the bus to Cedar Rapids, take the walk to Cedar Rapids Airport, then take the line 11 bus to Gtc. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Fort Dodge to Cedar Rapids via Fort Dodge, IA, Des Moines International Airport, IA, Des Moines, IA, Cedar Rapids, and Cedar Rapids Airport in around 8h 16m.

Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Ames, IA to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Executive Express
Website
executiveexpress.biz
Shuttle from Fort Dodge, IA to Des Moines International Airport, IA
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$97
Schedules at
executiveexpress.biz
Book at
executiveexpress.biz

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