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

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

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Fly Cedar Rapids to Denver  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Denver (DEN) CID - DEN

$181 - $740

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Bus  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to Omaha, NE 1206 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Denver, CO 1401

$120 - $223

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Bus to Moline, fly to Denver  •  5 h 27 min

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

$193 - $871

Fly Cedar Rapids to Colorado Springs, bus  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Colorado Springs (COS) CID - COS
  2. Take the bus from Colorado Springs, CO to Denver

$412 - $1,698

Bus Greyhound USA  •  17 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to Des Moines, IA
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Kansas City, MO 803 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Denver, Co

$132 - $249

Drive  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Iowa City to Denver 788.8 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Iowa City to Denver. However, there are services departing from Iowa City, IA and arriving at Denver, CO via Omaha, NE. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 30 min.

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The distance between Iowa City and Denver is 721 miles. The road distance is 788.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Iowa City to Denver without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Iowa City to Denver, including transfers.

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Iowa City to Denver 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 Denver is to fly which takes 4 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Cedar Rapids Airport to Denver Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 4 min.

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Iowa City to Denver bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, arrive at Denver, CO station.

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Denver is 1 h behind Iowa City. It is currently 10:27 PM in Iowa City and 9:27 PM in Denver.

Yes, the driving distance between Iowa City to Denver is 789 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 4 min to drive from Iowa City to Denver.

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  • Distance: 720.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

What companies run services between Iowa City, IA, USA and Denver, CO, USA?

United Airlines, Frontier Airlines and Delta fly from Iowa City to Denver every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Iowa City to Denver via Omaha, NE in around 14 h 30 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Moline to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Moline to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Moline to Denver via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Colorado Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Denver via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Moline to Denver via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
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
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Colorado Springs, CO to Denver
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Iowa City, IA to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Denver, CO
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Iowa City, IA to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Express Arrow
Phone
877-779-2999
Website
expressarrow.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Denver, CO
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
expressarrow.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Book at
jeffersonlines.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 Kansas City, Mo to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $150

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Frontier Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Cedar Rapids Airport to Denver Airport.

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There are 363+ hotels available in Denver. Prices start at $89 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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