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There are 3 ways to get from Iowa City to Cedar Rapids by bus, taxi or car

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Line 1494 bus, line 11 bus  •  1h 48m

  1. Take the line 1494 bus from Iowa City to Cedar Rapids,IA 1494 / ...
  2. Take the line 11 bus from Cedar Rapids Airport to Gtc 11

$18 - $25

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Taxi  •  34m

  1. Take a taxi from Iowa City to Cedar Rapids 31 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  34m

  1. Drive from Iowa City to Cedar Rapids 31 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Iowa City to Cedar Rapids is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Iowa City to Cedar Rapids is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Iowa City to Cedar Rapids. However, there are services departing from Iowa City and arriving at Gtc via Cedar Rapids Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 48m.

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The distance between Iowa City and Cedar Rapids is 25 miles. The road distance is 31 miles.

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The best way to get from Iowa City to Cedar Rapids without a car is to line 1494 bus and line 11 bus which takes 1h 48m and costs $18 - $25.

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It takes approximately 1h 48m to get from Iowa City to Cedar Rapids, including transfers.

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Iowa City to Cedar Rapids bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, depart from Iowa City station.

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Iowa City to Cedar Rapids bus services, operated by Cedar Rapids Transit, arrive at Gtc station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Iowa City to Cedar Rapids is 31 miles. It takes approximately 34m to drive from Iowa City to Cedar Rapids.

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

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  • Distance: 24.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 48m

What companies run services between Iowa City, IA, USA and Cedar Rapids, IA, USA?

You can take a bus from Iowa City to Cedar Rapids via Cedar Rapids Airport in around 1h 48m.

Bus operators
Cedar Rapids Transit
Website
cedar-rapids.org
Bus from Cedar Rapids Airport to Gtc
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cedar-rapids.org
Other operators
Taxi from Iowa City to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
34m
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Yellow Cab of Iowa City
Phone
+1 319-338-9777
Website
yellowcabic.com
Number 1 Cab
Phone
+1 319-930-2221
Marco's Taxicab Co.
Phone
+1 319-337-8294
Website
marcostaxi.com

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