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There are 6 ways to get from Fort Wayne to Iowa City by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Cedar Rapids  •  5h 2m

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

$294 - $1,368

Cheapest option

Bus via Oak Brook Center / Macy's  •  12h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Chicago, IL Columbus-Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Oakbrook. IL - Mall to Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa 731ia

$46 - $75

4 alternative options

Fly to Moline, bus  •  5h 34m

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

Bus Windstar  •  10h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Chicago, IL Columbus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Iowa City - Coralville West Bound

Bus Burlington Trailways  •  11h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Chicago, IL Columbus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Iowa City, IA 1203 / ...

$60 - $111

Drive  •  6h 38m

  1. Drive from Fort Wayne to Iowa City 368.3 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Fort Wayne to Iowa City is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Wayne to Iowa City is to fly which costs $290 - $1,400 and takes 5h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort Wayne to Iowa City. However, there are services departing from Coldwater Rd. at entrance of Easter Seals / ARC and arriving at Iowa City - Coralville via Ft Wayne, IN and Chicago, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 49m.

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The distance between Fort Wayne and Iowa City is 336 miles. The road distance is 368.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Iowa City without a car is to bus which takes 10h 49m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 2m to get from Fort Wayne to Iowa City, including transfers.

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Fort Wayne to Iowa City 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 Iowa City is to fly which takes 5h 2m and costs $290 - $1,400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10h 49m.

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

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Fort Wayne to Iowa City bus services, operated by Windstar, arrive at Iowa City - Coralville station.

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Map of how to get from Fort Wayne to Iowa City.
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  • Distance: 335.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 2m

What companies run services between Fort Wayne, IN, USA and Iowa City, IA, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Fort Wayne to Iowa City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort Wayne to Iowa City via Central Station, Ft Wayne, IN, Chicago, IL, and Chicago, IL in around 10h 49m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Cedar Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Fort Wayne to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Fort Wayne to Cedar Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Fort Wayne to Moline via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Fort Wayne to Moline via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
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
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Fort Wayne to Cedar Rapids via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Fort Wayne to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
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
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Fort Wayne to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Moline via Orlando Sanford
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,800
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
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Iowa City - Coralville
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Book at
baronsbus.com
Burlington Trailways
Suburban Express
Website
suburbanexpress.com
Bus from Oakbrook. IL - Mall to Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
suburbanexpress.com
Book at
busline.com

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Iowa City is 1h behind Fort Wayne. It is currently 9:34 PM in Fort Wayne and 8:34 PM in Iowa City.

Yes, the driving distance between Fort Wayne to Iowa City is 368 miles. It takes approximately 6h 38m to drive from Fort Wayne to Iowa City.

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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 35+ hotels available in Iowa City. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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

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