There are 9 ways to get from Iowa City to Lake Geneva by bus, train, car, plane or taxi

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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Bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa to Oakbrook. IL - Mall 510ia / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Kenosha, WI Airport Express from Chicago O'hare / ...

$132 - $178

Cheapest option

Bus Windstar, train  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City - Coralville to Chicago, IL East Bound
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Fox Lake Md-N

$85 - $103

7 alternative options

Bus Suburban Express, train  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa to Schaumburg, IL - Woodfield Mall 510ia / ...
  2. Take the train from Cumberland to Harvard Up-Nw

$94 - $122

Bus Burlington Trailways, train  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to Chicago, IL 1205 / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Fox Lake Md-N

$110 - $163

Drive  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Iowa City to Lake Geneva 223.9 miles

$21 - $35

Fly from Cedar Rapids, bus, taxi  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CID - ORD
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Kenosha, WI
  3. Take a taxi from Kenosha, WI to Lake Geneva

$243 - $864

Bus to Moline, fly, bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City - Coralville to Moline Airport
  2. Fly from Moline (MLI) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MLI - ORD
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Kenosha, WI

$289 - $534

Bus to Burlington, fly, bus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to Burlington, IA
  2. Fly from Burlington (BRL) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) BRL - ORD
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Kenosha, WI

$198 - $263

Bus to Waterloo, fly, bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Cedar Rapids,IA to Waterloo, IA
  2. Fly from Waterloo (ALO) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) ALO - ORD
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Kenosha, WI

$288 - $878

Questions & Answers

The distance between Iowa City and Lake Geneva is 172 miles. The road distance is 223.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Iowa City to Lake Geneva without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to get from Iowa City to Lake Geneva, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Cedar Rapids Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Iowa City to Lake Geneva is 224 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to drive from Iowa City to Lake Geneva.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Cedar Rapids Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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There are 38+ hotels available in Lake Geneva. Prices start at $70 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 .

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Map of how to get from Iowa City to Lake Geneva.
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  • Distance: 172.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 16 min

What companies run services between Iowa City, IA, USA and Lake Geneva, WI, USA?

You can take a bus from Iowa City to Lake Geneva via Oakbrook. IL - Mall, Oakbrook Mall, Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport, Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport, and Kenosha, WI in around 6 h 16 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Moline to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Moline to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Waterloo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Air Choice One
Website
airchoiceone.com
Flights from Burlington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Cumberland to Harvard
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Fox Lake
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Suburban Express
Website
suburbanexpress.com
Bus from Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa to Oakbrook. IL - Mall
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
suburbanexpress.com
Bus from Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa to Schaumburg, IL - Woodfield Mall
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
suburbanexpress.com
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Iowa City - Coralville to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
Bus from Iowa City - Coralville to Moline Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Iowa City, IA to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Iowa City, IA to Burlington, IA
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Cedar Rapids,IA to Waterloo, IA
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kenosha, WI to Lake Geneva
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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