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There are 7 ways to get from Fort Wayne to Cedar Rapids by plane, bus, train, shuttle or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Cedar Rapids  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Fort Wayne (FWA) to Cedar Rapids (CID) FWA - CID

$280 - $1,347

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Bus  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Chicago, IL Columbus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Cedar Rapids, IA 1492 / ...

$62 - $113

5 alternative options

Fly to Moline, bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Fort Wayne (FWA) to Moline (MLI) FWA - MLI
  2. Take the bus from Moline Airport to Iowa City - Coralville

Bus, train, shuttle  •  13 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Elkhart, IN
  2. Take the train from Elkhart Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Princeton Amtrak Station
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Princeton, IL to Moline, IL
  5. Take the bus from Moline Airport to Iowa City - Coralville

Bus via Chicago, IL  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Chicago, IL Columbus-Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Cedar Rapids, IA 1492 / ...

$67 - $105

Bus, train  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Elkhart, IN
  2. Take the train from Elkhart Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Naperville
  4. Take the bus from Naperville Amtrak to Cedar Rapids, IA

$95 - $196

Drive  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Fort Wayne to Cedar Rapids 396.4 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Fort Wayne to Cedar Rapids is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 7 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Wayne to Cedar Rapids is to fly which costs $280 - $1,400 and takes 4 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort Wayne to Cedar Rapids. However, there are services departing from Coldwater Rd. at Wal-Mart Entrance and arriving at Gtc via Ft Wayne, IN, Chicago, IL and Cedar Rapids Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 30 min.

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The distance between Fort Wayne and Cedar Rapids is 344 miles. The road distance is 396.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Cedar Rapids without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 30 min and costs $60 - $120.

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Fort Wayne to Cedar Rapids, including transfers.

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Fort Wayne to Cedar Rapids bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, depart from Ft Wayne, IN station.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Cedar Rapids is to fly which takes 4 h 44 min and costs $280 - $1,400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $120 and takes 13 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Fort Wayne Airport to Cedar Rapids Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 58 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Fort Wayne to Cedar Rapids.
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  • Distance: 344.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 44 min

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Fort Wayne to Cedar Rapids hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort Wayne to Cedar Rapids via Central Station, Ft Wayne, IN, Chicago, IL, and Cedar Rapids Airport in around 13 h 30 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Cedar Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Fort Wayne to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Fort Wayne to Cedar Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Fort Wayne to Moline via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Fort Wayne to Moline via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Fort Wayne to Cedar Rapids via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Fort Wayne to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Fort Wayne to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Elkhart Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Train from Chicago Union Station to Princeton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Chicago Union Station to Naperville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Naperville
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Moline Airport to Iowa City - Coralville
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Elkhart, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Book at
hoosierride.com
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Book at
baronsbus.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Cedar Rapids, IA
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Naperville Amtrak to Cedar Rapids, IA
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Act II Transport
Website
actiitransportation.com
Shuttle from Princeton, IL to Moline, IL
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
actiitransportation.com

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More Questions & Answers

Cedar Rapids is 1 h behind Fort Wayne. It is currently 8:26 PM in Fort Wayne and 7:26 PM in Cedar Rapids.

Yes, the driving distance between Fort Wayne to Cedar Rapids is 396 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 6 min to drive from Fort Wayne to Cedar Rapids.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Fort Wayne Airport to Cedar Rapids Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Fort Wayne Airport is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs $35 - $45.

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