There are 5 ways to get from Iowa City to Naperville by bus, car, plane or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus Burlington Trailways  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to Naperville, IL 1201-1205 / ...

$40 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus Suburban Express  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa to Oakbrook. IL - Mall 510ia / ...

$21 - $32

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Iowa City to Naperville 195.2 miles

$19 - $28

Fly from Cedar Rapids, train  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CID - ORD
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Naperville

$146 - $776

Bus to Moline, fly, train  •  5 h 50 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 train from Chicago Union Station to Naperville

$192 - $446

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The cheapest way to get from Iowa City to Naperville is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Iowa City to Naperville is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 12 min.

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The distance between Iowa City and Naperville is 176 miles. The road distance is 195.2 miles.

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The bus from Iowa City, IA to Naperville, IL takes 3 h 47 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Iowa City, IA and arriving at Naperville, IL. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 47 min.

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

Burlington Trailways operates a bus from Iowa City to Naperville 5 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 47 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 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
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 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
Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Naperville
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Naperville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
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
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Iowa City - Coralville to Moline Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
gowindstar.com

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