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

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Fly from Cedar Rapids  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Atlanta (ATL) CID - ATL

$185 - $464

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Bus Megabus  •  19 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to Chicago, IL 1205 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb

$87 - $147

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Bus to Moline, fly  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City - Coralville to Moline Airport
  2. Fly from Moline (MLI) to Atlanta (ATL) MLI - ATL

$155 - $762

Bus Greyhound USA  •  20 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa to Oakbrook. IL - Mall 510ia / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Atlanta, Ga 1151 / ...

$93 - $216

Bus, night bus  •  21 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to St Louis, MO 1490
  2. Take the night bus from St Louis, Mo to Atlanta, Ga 4711

$110 - $240

Drive  •  14 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Iowa City to Atlanta 817.9 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Iowa City to Atlanta station. However, there are services departing from Iowa City, IA and arriving at Marta Civic Center Station - Nb via Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 57 min.

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The distance between Iowa City and Atlanta is 675 miles. The road distance is 817.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Iowa City to Atlanta without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Iowa City to Atlanta, including transfers.

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Iowa City to Atlanta bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, depart from Iowa City, IA station.

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The best way to get from Iowa City to Atlanta is to fly which takes 4 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 19 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from Cedar Rapids Airport to Atlanta Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 58 min.

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Iowa City to Atlanta bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Marta Civic Center Station - Nb.

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Atlanta is 1 h ahead of Iowa City. It is currently 5:17 AM in Iowa City and 6:17 AM in Atlanta.

Yes, the driving distance between Iowa City to Atlanta is 818 miles. It takes approximately 14 h 5 min to drive from Iowa City to Atlanta.

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  • Distance: 675.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

What companies run services between Iowa City, IA, USA and Atlanta, GA, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Iowa City to Atlanta every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Iowa City to Atlanta via Chicago, IL and Chicago in around 19 h 57 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $900
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Atlanta via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $900
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Atlanta via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $900
Flights from Moline to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Moline to Atlanta via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Moline to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,100
Flights from Moline to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Bus operators
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Iowa City - Coralville to Moline Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Iowa City, IA to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Iowa City, IA to St Louis, MO
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Megabus
Suburban Express
Website
suburbanexpress.com
Bus from Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa to Oakbrook. IL - Mall
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
suburbanexpress.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
Night bus from St Louis, Mo to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140

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

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There are 470+ hotels available in Atlanta. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Iowa City to Cedar Rapids Airport is to line 1490 bus which takes 40 min and costs .

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