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There are 8 ways to get from Iowa City to Florida by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Tallahassee  •  7h 24m

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Tallahassee (TLH) CID - TLH

$92 - $462

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Fly to Jacksonville  •  9h 22m

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Jacksonville (JAX) CID - JAX

$72 - $410

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Bus, fly to St. Petersburg  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Court St Transportation Center to GTC Bay 9
  2. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to St. Petersburg (PIE) CID - PIE

$78 - $388

Bus, fly to Orlando Sanford  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Court St Transportation Center to GTC Bay 9
  2. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Orlando Sanford (SFB) CID - SFB

$156 - $526

Bus via Atlanta  •  26h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City - Coralville to Chicago, IL
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Atlanta - Marta Civic Center
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Jacksonville, FL - JTA Intercity Bus Terminal Bay 6

$94 - $202

Bus  •  32h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, Ia to Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis
  2. Take the bus from Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis to Tallahassee, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl

$159 - $230

Bus #2  •  38h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City - Coralville to Chicago, IL
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Columbus, OH
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Jacksonville, Fl

$128 - $290

Drive  •  19h 40m

  1. Drive from Iowa City to Jacksonville 1165.6 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Iowa City to Florida is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 19h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Iowa City to Florida is to bus and fly which costs $150 - $550 and takes 6h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Iowa City to Florida. However, there are services departing from Iowa City - Coralville and arriving at Beaver St. & Ocean St. via Chicago, Atlanta, GA and JRTC Bay N. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 51m.

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The distance between Iowa City and Florida is 1123 miles. The road distance is 1165.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Iowa City to Florida without a car is to bus via Atlanta which takes 26h 51m and costs $90 - $210.

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It takes approximately 7h 24m to get from Iowa City to Florida, including transfers.

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Iowa City to Florida bus services, operated by Windstar, depart from Iowa City - Coralville station.

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The best way to get from Iowa City to Florida is to fly which takes 7h 24m and costs $90 - $470. Alternatively, you can bus via Atlanta, which costs $90 - $210 and takes 26h 51m.

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There is no direct flight from Cedar Rapids Airport to Tallahassee Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 15m and has one stopover.

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Iowa City to Florida bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Jacksonville, FL - JTA Intercity Bus Terminal Bay 6 station.

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Map of how to get from Iowa City to Florida.
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  • Distance: 1122.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 24m

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

Delta and American Airlines fly from Iowa City to Tallahassee every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Iowa City to Jacksonville via Chicago, Atlanta, GA, Jacksonville, FL - JTA Intercity Bus Terminal Bay 6, and JRTC Bay N in around 26h 51m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Tallahassee via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Tallahassee via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Tallahassee via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Tallahassee via Chicago O'Hare, Miami
Ave. Duration
7h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Tallahassee via Charlotte, Miami
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Tallahassee via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Jacksonville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Jacksonville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Jacksonville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Jacksonville via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Tallahassee via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Tallahassee via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Tallahassee via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Jacksonville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Jacksonville via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Jacksonville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Orlando Sanford
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Bus operators
380Express
Phone
+1-319-362-0375
Website
380express.com
Bus from Court St Transportation Center to GTC Bay 9
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
380express.com
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Iowa City - Coralville to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $60
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Atlanta - Marta Civic Center
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Jacksonville, FL - JTA Intercity Bus Terminal Bay 6
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Book at
megabus.com
Burlington Trailways
Phone
1(800) 992-4618
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Iowa City, Ia to Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
burlingtontrailways.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 Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis to Tallahassee, Fl
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $130
Flexible
$130 - $200
Bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $120
Flexible
$120 - $180

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Florida is 1h ahead of Iowa City. It is currently 4:33 AM in Iowa City and 5:33 AM in Florida.

Yes, the driving distance between Iowa City to Florida is 1166 miles. It takes approximately 19h 40m to drive from Iowa City to Florida.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Cedar Rapids Airport to Tallahassee Airport.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Florida. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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