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

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Bus Burlington Trailways  •  3 h 47 min

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

$40 - $60

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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 9 min

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

$150 - $776

Bus to Moline, fly, train  •  5 h 28 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

$196 - $446

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from Iowa City to Naperville without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 47 min and costs .

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

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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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Iowa City to Naperville bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, arrive at Naperville, IL station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Iowa City to Naperville is 195 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to drive from Iowa City to Naperville.

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

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There are 150+ hotels available in Naperville. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Iowa City to Naperville.
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  • Distance: 175.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 47 min

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 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
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station 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 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
gowindstar.com

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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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