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There are 5 ways to get from Iowa City to Grand Canyon National Park by plane, bus, shuttle, train or car

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Fly to Flagstaff, bus  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Flagstaff (FLG) CID - FLG
  2. Take the bus from Flagstaff Pulliam Airport to Grand Canyon (Maswik Lodge)

$652 - $2,881

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Bus  •  37 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to Des Moines, IA
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Oklahoma City, OK 801
  3. Take the bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Flagstaff, Az
  4. Take the bus from Flagstaff, AZ to Grand Canyon (Maswik Lodge)

$242 - $449

3 alternative options

Fly to Las Vegas, shuttle  •  12 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Las Vegas (LAS) CID - LAS
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Las Vegas @ Circus Circus to Grand Canyon National Park Visitor Center

Bus, train  •  36 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to Davenport, IA
  2. Take the bus from Davenport, IA to Galesburg Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Galesburg Amtrak to Flagstaff Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Flagstaff, AZ to Grand Canyon (Maswik Lodge)

$271 - $731

Drive  •  24 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Iowa City to Grand Canyon National Park 1492.7 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Iowa City to Grand Canyon National Park is to drive which costs $140 - $220 and takes 24 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Iowa City to Grand Canyon National Park is to fly and bus which costs $650 - $2,900 and takes 12 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Iowa City to Grand Canyon National Park. However, there are services departing from Iowa City, IA and arriving at Grand Canyon (Maswik Lodge) via Des Moines, IA, Oklahoma City, Ok and Flagstaff, AZ. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 14 min.

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The distance between Iowa City and Grand Canyon National Park is 1178 miles. The road distance is 1492.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Iowa City to Grand Canyon National Park without a car is to bus and train which takes 36 h 35 min and costs $270 - $750.

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It takes approximately 12 h 5 min to get from Iowa City to Grand Canyon National Park, including transfers.

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Iowa City to Grand Canyon National Park bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, depart from Iowa City, IA station.

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There is no direct flight from Cedar Rapids Airport to Flagstaff Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Iowa City to Grand Canyon National Park bus services, operated by Arizona Shuttle, arrive at Grand Canyon (Maswik Lodge) station.

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Grand Canyon National Park is 1 h behind Iowa City. It is currently 9:56 PM in Iowa City and 7:56 PM in Grand Canyon National Park.

Map of how to get from Iowa City to Grand Canyon National Park.
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  • Distance: 1177.7 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 5 min

What companies run services between Iowa City, IA, USA and Grand Canyon National Park, AZ, USA?

You can take a bus from Iowa City to Grand Canyon National Park via Des Moines, IA, Oklahoma City, OK, Oklahoma City, Ok, Flagstaff, Az, Flagstaff, AZ, and Grand Canyon (Maswik Lodge) in around 37 h 14 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Flagstaff via Chicago O'Hare, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,800
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Flagstaff via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,800
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Flagstaff via Charlotte, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
12 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $3,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Las Vegas via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Las Vegas via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Flagstaff via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,800
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Las Vegas via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Las Vegas via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Las Vegas via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Las Vegas via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Las Vegas via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Galesburg Amtrak to Flagstaff Amtrak
Ave. Duration
29 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$190 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$340 - $490
Business Coach Seat
$410 - $600
Room
$700 - $1,100
Bus operators
Arizona Shuttle
Phone
+1 (800) 888-2749
Website
arizonashuttle.com
Bus from Flagstaff Pulliam Airport to Grand Canyon (Maswik Lodge)
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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Arizona Shuttle
Bus from Flagstaff, AZ to Grand Canyon (Maswik Lodge)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
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Arizona Shuttle
GO123 HOPPER
Email
https://www.go123hopper.com/contact/
Website
go123hopper.com
Shuttle from Las Vegas @ Circus Circus to Grand Canyon National Park Visitor Center
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
go123hopper.com
Book at
go123hopper.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Iowa City, IA to Davenport, IA
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Davenport, IA to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
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
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Davenport to Galesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Oklahoma City, OK
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Flagstaff, Az
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $210

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Iowa City to Grand Canyon National Park is 1493 miles. It takes approximately 24 h 33 min to drive from Iowa City to Grand Canyon National Park.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Cedar Rapids Airport to Flagstaff Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Grand Canyon National Park. Prices start at $100 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 $22 - $35.

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