There are 2 ways to get from Iowa City to Fairfield by 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.

Recommended option

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

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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Iowa City to Fairfield?

The distance between Iowa City and Fairfield is 81 km. The road distance is 114 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Iowa City to Fairfield?

The cheapest way to get from Iowa City to Fairfield is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 17 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Iowa City to Fairfield?

The quickest way to get from Iowa City to Fairfield is to drive which takes 1 h 17 min and costs $7 - $11.

Is there a direct bus between Iowa City and Fairfield?

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.

How long does it take to get from Iowa City to Fairfield?

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