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There are 3 ways to get from Iowa City to Marion by bus, taxi or car

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Bus, line 5 bus

  1. Take the bus from Coralville Intermodal Facility to GTC Bay 9
  2. Take the line 5 bus from GTC Bay 5 to Twixt Town Rd Transfer

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Iowa City to Marion

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  1. Drive from Iowa City to Marion

Iowa City to Marion by bus

The bus journey time between Iowa City and Marion is around 2h 11m and covers a distance of around 34 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 9m. Operated by 380Express and Cedar Rapids Transit, the Iowa City to Marion bus service departs from Coralville Intermodal Facility and arrives in 6th Ave & 10th St. Typically 55 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

55 Weekly Buses
2h 11m Average Duration
$8 Cheapest Price
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Iowa City → Marion
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The cheapest way to get from Iowa City to Marion is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Iowa City to Marion is to taxi which costs $110 - $140 and takes 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Iowa City to Marion. However, there are services departing from Coralville Intermodal Facility and arriving at 6th Ave & 10th St via GTC Bay 5 and Twixt Town Rd & Southview Dr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 11m.

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The distance between Iowa City and Marion is 26 miles. The road distance is 34.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Iowa City to Marion without a car is to bus and line 5 bus which takes 2h 11m and costs $8.

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It takes approximately 2h 11m to get from Iowa City to Marion, including transfers.

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Iowa City to Marion bus services, operated by 380Express, depart from Coralville Intermodal Facility station.

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Iowa City to Marion bus services, operated by Cedar Rapids Transit, arrive at Twixt Town Rd Transfer station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Iowa City to Marion is 34 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Iowa City to Marion.

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  • Distance: 26.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 11m

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

You can take a bus from Iowa City to Marion via GTC Bay 9, GTC Bay 5, and Twixt Town Rd & Southview Dr in around 2h 11m.

Bus operators
380Express
Phone
+1-319-362-0375
Website
380express.com
Bus from Coralville Intermodal Facility to GTC Bay 9
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
380express.com
Cedar Rapids Transit
Phone
+1 319-286-5573
Email
CRTransit@cedar-rapids.org
Website
cedar-rapids.org
Bus from GTC Bay 5 to Twixt Town Rd Transfer
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cedar-rapids.org
Other operators
Taxi from Iowa City to Marion
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Yellow Cab of Iowa City
Phone
+1 319-338-9777
Website
yellowcabic.com
Number 1 Cab
Phone
+1 319-930-2221

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