There are 8 ways to get from Iowa City to Montana by plane, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Billings  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Billings (BIL) CID - BIL

$450 - $2,053

Cheapest option

Bus  •  23 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to Des Moines, IA
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Albert Lea, MN 806 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Albert Lea, MN to Billings, MT 701

$217 - $304

6 alternative options

Fly to Bozeman  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Bozeman (BZN) CID - BZN

$467 - $1,991

Fly to Helena  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Helena (HLN) CID - HLN

$522 - $2,256

Fly to Kalispell  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Kalispell (FCA) CID - FCA

$491 - $2,066

Fly to Great Falls  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Great Falls (GTF) CID - GTF

$502 - $2,231

Fly to Missoula  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Missoula (MSO) CID - MSO

$452 - $2,031

Drive  •  16 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Iowa City to Billings 1115.4 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Iowa City to Montana. However, there are services departing from Iowa City, IA and arriving at Billings, MT via Des Moines, IA and Albert Lea, MN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 24 min.

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The distance between Iowa City and Montana is 978 miles. The road distance is 1115.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Iowa City to Montana without a car is to bus which takes 23 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Iowa City to Montana, including transfers.

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Iowa City to Montana bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, depart from Iowa City, IA station.

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The best way to get from Iowa City to Montana is to fly which takes 6 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 23 h 24 min.

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There is no direct flight from Cedar Rapids Airport to Billings Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 32 min and has one stopover.

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Iowa City to Montana bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Billings, MT station.

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Montana is 1 h behind Iowa City. It is currently 11:23 AM in Iowa City and 10:23 AM in Montana.

Yes, the driving distance between Iowa City to Montana is 1115 miles. It takes approximately 16 h 53 min to drive from Iowa City to Montana.

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Map of how to get from Iowa City to Montana.
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  • Distance: 978.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 21 min

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

Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Iowa City to Billings every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Iowa City to Billings via Des Moines, IA and Albert Lea, MN in around 23 h 24 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Billings via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Billings via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Billings via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Bozeman via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,000
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Bozeman via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $2,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Bozeman via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Helena via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Helena via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Kalispell via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Kalispell via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Kalispell via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Great Falls via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,500
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Great Falls via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,500
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Great Falls via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,700
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Missoula via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Missoula via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Billings via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,000
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Billings via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Billings via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Bozeman via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,900
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Bozeman via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Bozeman via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Helena via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $2,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Helena via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 57 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,800
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Helena via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
11 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Kalispell via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $2,000
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Kalispell via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Great Falls via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Great Falls via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,800
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Missoula via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,000
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Missoula via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Missoula via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Bozeman via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,000
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Missoula via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Missoula via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Great Falls via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,800
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Great Falls via Phoenix esa Gateway
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $3,000
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Albert Lea, MN
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Albert Lea, MN to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Cedar Rapids Airport to Billings Airport.

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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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