Travel options for:
Iowa City to Madison
  • Bus

    $80 - $109
    1. Iowa City, IA

      40 min - once daily - line 1490

      $22 - $35

    2. Cedar Rapids

      3 h - once daily

      $35 - $50

    3. Dubuque, IA

      2 h 35 min - once daily

      $23 - $28

  • Bus via Chicago, IL

    $57 - $92
    1. Iowa City, IA

      4 h 45 min - 4 times a day

      $26 - $65

    2. Chicago, IL

      9 min - 2664 feet

    3. Chicago, IL - Amtrak

      3 h 15 min - hourly

      $30

  • Drive

    $17 - $25
    1. Iowa City

      3 h 14 min - 176 miles

      $17 - $25

  • Fly to Madison

    $246 - $1,235
    1. Iowa City

      40 min - once daily - line 1490

      $22 - $35

    2. Cedar Rapids (CID)

      3 h 5 min - 1 stopover

      $220 - $1,200

    3. Madison (MSN)

      10 min - hourly - line 20

      $2

    4. North Transfer Point

      22 min - hourly - line 02

      $2

  • Fly to Chicago O'Hare, bus

    $172 - $761
    1. Iowa City

      40 min - once daily - line 1490

      $22 - $35

    2. Cedar Rapids (CID)

      1 h 9 min - non-stop

      $120 - $700

    3. Chicago O'Hare (ORD)

      3 h 20 min - once daily

      $30

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From Iowa City, IA line 1490 bus to Cedar Rapids, bus to Dubuque, IA, then bus to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin. 8 h 15 min $98. From Iowa City, IA bus to Chicago, IL, walk to Chicago, IL - Amtrak, then bus to Madison, WI University. 8 h 38 min $74. From Iowa City drive to Madison. 3 h 14 min $21. From Iowa City, IA line 1490 bus to Cedar Rapids airport, fly to Madison airport, line 20 bus to North Transfer Point, then line 02 bus to Madison. 5 h 53 min $681. From Iowa City, IA line 1490 bus to Cedar Rapids airport, fly to Chicago O'Hare airport, then bus to Madison. 7 h 9 min $347.