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There are 6 ways to get from International Falls to Iowa City by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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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Bus, train, night bus

  1. Take the bus from Fort Frances to Thunder Bay
  2. Take the bus from Thunder Bay to Sault Ste Marie
  3. Take the bus from Sault Sainte Marie Amtrak Bus Stop to Kalamazoo
  4. Take the train from Kalamazoo to Chicago Union Station
  5. Take the night bus from Chicago, Il to Iowa City, Ia

Cheapest option

Fly International Falls to Cedar Rapids

  1. Fly from International Falls (INL) to Cedar Rapids (CID)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Fort Frances to Thunder Bay
  2. Take the bus from Thunder Bay to Sault Ste Marie
  3. Take the bus from Sault Sainte Marie Amtrak Bus Stop to Kalamazoo
  4. Take the bus from Kalamazoo to Chicago
  5. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Iowa City, Ia

Drive

  1. Drive from International Falls to Iowa City

Fly International Falls to Des Moines, night bus

  1. Fly from International Falls (INL) to Des Moines (DSM)
  2. Take the night bus from Des Moines, Ia to Iowa City, Ia

Drive to Hibbing/Chisholm, fly to Cedar Rapids

  1. Drive from International Falls to Hibbing/Chisholm
  2. Fly from Hibbing/Chisholm (HIB) to Cedar Rapids (CID)

International Falls (INL) to Cedar Rapids (CID) flights

The flight time between International Falls (INL) and Cedar Rapids (CID) is around 7h 57m and covers a distance of around 471 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 1m. Services are operated by Delta. Typically seven flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Planes
7h 57m Average Duration
$244 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from International Falls to Iowa City is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 10h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from International Falls to Iowa City is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 10h 2m.

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The distance between International Falls and Iowa City is 491 miles. The road distance is 565.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 35h 34m to get from International Falls to Iowa City, including transfers.

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The best way to get from International Falls to Iowa City is to bus which takes 36h 44m and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $240 - $440 and takes 11h 4m.

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There is no direct flight from International Falls Airport to Cedar Rapids Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 57m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between International Falls to Iowa City is 565 miles. It takes approximately 10h 2m to drive from International Falls to Iowa City.

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Delta offers flights from International Falls Airport to Cedar Rapids Airport.

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There are 32+ hotels available in Iowa City. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from International Falls to International Falls Airport is to drive which takes 5 min and costs $1.

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Map of how to get from International Falls to Iowa City.
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  • Distance: 491 miles
  • Duration: 35h 34m

What companies run services between International Falls, MN, USA and Iowa City, IA, USA?

You can take a bus from International Falls to Iowa City via Thunder Bay, Sault Ste Marie, Sault Sainte Marie Amtrak Bus Stop, Kalamazoo, Chicago, and Chicago, Il in around 36h 44m. Alternatively, Delta flies from International Falls to Iowa City once daily.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from International Falls to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $430
Flights from International Falls to Des Moines via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $320
Flights from Hibbing/Chisholm to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $410
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from International Falls to Des Moines via Minneapolis, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $430
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kalamazoo to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800 363 7512
Email
info@ontarionorthland.ca
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Fort Frances to Thunder Bay
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
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Ontario Northland
Senior
$40 - $60
Adult
$45 - $70
Bus from Thunder Bay to Sault Ste Marie
Ave. Duration
9h 47m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $150
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Ontario Northland
Senior
$80 - $130
Adult
$95 - $150
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sault Sainte Marie Amtrak Bus Stop to Kalamazoo
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Amtrak
Burlington Trailways
Phone
1(800) 992-4618
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Night bus from Chicago, Il to Iowa City, Ia
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Night bus from Des Moines, Ia to Iowa City, Ia
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Kalamazoo to Chicago
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $30
Flexible
$40 - $60

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