There are 4 ways to get from Iowa City to DeKalb by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 29 min

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

$43 - $76

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Iowa City to DeKalb 162 miles

$15 - $23

Fly from Cedar Rapids, bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CID - ORD
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Dekalb

$157 - $765

Bus to Moline, fly, bus  •  6 h 32 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 bus from Chicago, Il to Dekalb

$203 - $435

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Iowa City to DeKalb is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Iowa City to DeKalb is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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The distance between Iowa City and DeKalb is 145 miles. The road distance is 162 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Iowa City to DeKalb, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Iowa City to DeKalb. However, there are services departing from Iowa City, IA and arriving at Dekalb via Davenport, Ia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 29 min.

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What companies run services between Iowa City, IA, USA and DeKalb, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from Iowa City to DeKalb via Davenport, IA and Davenport, Ia in around 4 h 29 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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Davenport, Ia to Dekalb
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Chicago, Il to Dekalb
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
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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