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There are 5 ways to get from Iowa City to Atlanta by plane, bus, night bus or car

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Fly from Cedar Rapids  •  4h 2m

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

$179 - $456

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Bus  •  19h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City - Coralville to Chicago, IL East Bound
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb

$60 - $85

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Bus to Moline, fly  •  4h 31m

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

$155 - $762

Bus, night bus  •  21h 32m

  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

$105 - $240

Drive  •  14h 5m

  1. Drive from Iowa City to Atlanta 817.9 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Iowa City to Atlanta is to bus which costs $60 - $85 and takes 19h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Iowa City to Atlanta is to fly which costs $170 - $460 and takes 4h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Iowa City to Atlanta station. However, there are services departing from Iowa City - Coralville and arriving at Marta Civic Center Station - Nb via Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 20m.

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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 19h 20m and costs $60 - $85.

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It takes approximately 4h 2m to get from Iowa City to Atlanta, including transfers.

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Iowa City to Atlanta bus services, operated by Windstar, depart from Iowa City - Coralville station.

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The best way to get from Iowa City to Atlanta is to fly which takes 4h 2m and costs $170 - $460. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $85 and takes 19h 20m.

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The quickest flight from Cedar Rapids Airport to Atlanta Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 56m.

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

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  • Distance: 675.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 2m

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

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Iowa City to Atlanta every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Iowa City to Atlanta via Chicago in around 19h 20m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $900
Flights from Moline to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Atlanta via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Moline to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,100
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
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
Bus from Iowa City - Coralville to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
gowindstar.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
Night bus from St Louis, Mo to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140

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Atlanta is 1h ahead of Iowa City. It is currently 3:03 PM in Iowa City and 4:03 PM in Atlanta.

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

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

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There are 528+ hotels available in Atlanta. Prices start at $80 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 40m and costs $16 - $23.

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