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There are 6 ways to get from Iowa City to Grand Canyon National Park by plane, bus, shuttle, taxi, train 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 to Flagstaff, bus  •  11h 12m

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

$646 - $2,873

Cheapest option

Bus  •  43h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to Mt. Pleasant, IA
  2. Take the bus from Mt. Pleasant, IL to Denver, CO
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Las Vegas, Nv
  4. Take the bus from Las Vegas, NV to Grand Canyon, AZ

$266 - $489

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Fly to Las Vegas, shuttle  •  12h 29m

  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

Fly to Prescott, taxi, Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  16h 47m

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Prescott (PRC) CID - PRC
  2. Take a taxi from Prescott to Camp Verde, AZ
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Camp Verde, AZ to Flagstaff, AZ
  4. Take the bus from Flagstaff, AZ to Grand Canyon

Bus, train  •  36h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City to Rock Island
  2. Take the bus from Rock Island to Galesburg Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Galesburg Amtrak Station to Flagstaff Amtrak Station
  4. Take the bus from Flagstaff, AZ to Grand Canyon

Drive  •  24h 33m

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

$140 - $220

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Iowa City to Grand Canyon National Park is to fly and bus which costs $600 - $2,900 and takes 11h 12m.

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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, AZ via Mt. Pleasant, IL, Denver, Co, Bonanza @ Bruce, Casino Center @ Garces and Las Vegas, NV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43h 41m.

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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 36h 58m and costs .

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It takes approximately 11h 12m 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 6h 30m and has one stopover.

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Iowa City to Grand Canyon National Park bus services, operated by Bundu Bus, arrive at Grand Canyon, AZ station.

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Grand Canyon National Park is 1h behind Iowa City. It is currently 7:15 AM in Iowa City and 6:15 AM 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: 11h 12m

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 Mt. Pleasant, IA, Mt. Pleasant, IL, Denver, CO, Denver, Co, Las Vegas, Nv, Bonanza @ Bruce, BTC Bay #10, Casino Center @ Garces, Las Vegas @ Excalibur, Las Vegas, NV, and Grand Canyon, AZ in around 43h 41m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Flagstaff via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,700
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Flagstaff via Chicago O'Hare, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,800
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Flagstaff via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
11h 11m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,800
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Flagstaff via Charlotte, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
12h 38m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Las Vegas via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Las Vegas via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Flagstaff via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,800
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Las Vegas via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Las Vegas via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Prescott via Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,900
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Prescott via Chicago O'Hare, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $3,400
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Prescott via Denver, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Prescott via Minneapolis, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 53m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,800
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Prescott via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 31m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Las Vegas via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Las Vegas via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
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
6h 47m
When
Tuesday, Thursday 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Galesburg Amtrak Station to Flagstaff Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
29h 6m
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
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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Arizona Shuttle
Bus from Flagstaff, AZ to Grand Canyon
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
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
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
go123hopper.com
Book at
go123hopper.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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Camp Verde, AZ to Flagstaff, AZ
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Rock Island to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Iowa City to Rock Island
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Iowa City, IA to Mt. Pleasant, IA
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Mt. Pleasant, IL to Denver, CO
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
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 Denver, Co to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bundu Bus
Website
bundubus.com
Bus from Las Vegas, NV to Grand Canyon, AZ
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
bundubus.com
Book at
bundubus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Prescott to Camp Verde, AZ
Ave. Duration
57m
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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Yes, the driving distance between Iowa City to Grand Canyon National Park is 1493 miles. It takes approximately 24h 33m 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 four+ 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 40m and costs $16 - $23.

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