There are 2 ways to get from Iowa City to Fairfield by bus or car

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Bus, line 1491,1401 bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to Mt. Pleasant, IL 1490
  2. Take the line 1491,1401 bus from Mt. Pleasant, IL to Fairfield, IA 1491,1401

$47 - $70

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Iowa City to Fairfield 71.4 miles

$7 - $11

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Iowa City to Fairfield. However, there are services departing from Iowa City, IA and arriving at Fairfield, IA via Mt. Pleasant, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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The distance between Iowa City and Fairfield is 51 miles. The road distance is 71.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Iowa City to Fairfield without a car is to bus and line 1491,1401 bus which takes 2 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to get from Iowa City to Fairfield, including transfers.

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Iowa City to Fairfield bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, depart from Iowa City, IA station.

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Iowa City to Fairfield bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, arrive at Fairfield, IA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Iowa City to Fairfield is 71 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to drive from Iowa City to Fairfield.

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There are five+ hotels available in Fairfield. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Iowa City to Fairfield.
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  • Distance: 50.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 25 min

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

You can take a bus from Iowa City to Fairfield via Mt. Pleasant, IL in around 2 h 25 min.

Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Iowa City, IA to Mt. Pleasant, IL
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Mt. Pleasant, IL to Fairfield, IA
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com

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