There are 7 ways to get from Iowa City to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) by bus, car, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus Suburban Express  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa to Oakbrook. IL - Mall 510ia / ...

$31 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus Burlington Trailways  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to Chicago, IL 1205 / ...

$29 - $66

5 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to Davenport, IA 1201-1205 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Davenport, Ia to Chicago, Il 4566 / ...

$53 - $98

Drive  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Iowa City to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) 221.3 miles

$21 - $35

Fly from Cedar Rapids, subway  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CID - ORD
  2. Take the subway from Washington/Wabash to Midway

$146 - $740

Bus to Moline, fly, subway  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City - Coralville to Moline Airport
  2. Fly from Moline (MLI) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MLI - ORD
  3. Take the subway from Washington/Wabash to Midway

$192 - $410

Bus to Burlington, fly  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to Burlington, IA
  2. Fly from Burlington (BRL) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) BRL - ORD

$101 - $139

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Iowa City to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Iowa City to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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The distance between Iowa City and Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) is 197 miles. The road distance is 221.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Iowa City to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Iowa City to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW). However, there are services departing from Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa and arriving at Chicago Midway Airport via Oakbrook Mall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 2 min.

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What companies run services between Iowa City, IA, USA and Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), USA?

Suburban Express operates a bus from Iowa City to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) 3 times a week. Tickets cost $19 - $30 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Moline to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Moline to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Air Choice One
Website
airchoiceone.com
Flights from Burlington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Train operators
Bus operators
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
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 Davenport, IA
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Iowa City, IA to Burlington, IA
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Greyhound USA
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 Davenport, Ia to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
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 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
gowindstar.com

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