There are 9 ways to get from Iowa City to New York by plane, bus, train or car

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

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Fly to New York La Guardia  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to New York La Guardia (LGA) CID - LGA

$247 - $1,141

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  23 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to Chicago, IL 1205 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to New York, Ny 1604

$109 - $265

7 alternative options

Fly to Newark  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Newark (EWR) CID - EWR

$199 - $478

Fly to New York JFK  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to New York JFK (JFK) CID - JFK

$239 - $1,140

Fly to White Plains  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to White Plains (HPN) CID - HPN

$333 - $1,552

Bus D&J Bus  •  20 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa to Oakbrook. IL - Mall 510ia / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to New York Djb149 / ...

$113 - $135

Bus, train  •  25 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to Chicago, IL 1205 / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to New York Penn Station Lake Shore Limited

$147 - $432

Bus, train via Galesburg Amtrak  •  28 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to Davenport, IA
  2. Take the bus from Davenport, IA to Galesburg Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Galesburg Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  4. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to New York Penn Station

$206 - $536

Drive  •  16 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Iowa City to New York 1002.6 miles

$95 - $150

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Iowa City to New York. However, there are services departing from Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa and arriving at New York via 22nd / Marriott Hotel, Cermak & 54th Avenue and Chicago, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 4 min.

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The distance between Iowa City and New York is 918 miles. The road distance is 1002.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Iowa City to New York without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 42 min to get from Iowa City to New York, including transfers.

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Iowa City to New York bus services, operated by Suburban Express, depart from Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa station.

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The best way to get from Iowa City to New York is to fly which takes 6 h 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 20 h 4 min.

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There is no direct flight from Cedar Rapids Airport to New York La Guardia Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 6 min and has one stopover.

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Iowa City to New York bus services, operated by D&J Bus, arrive at New York station.

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New York is 1 h ahead of Iowa City. It is currently 11:16 PM in Iowa City and 12:16 AM in New York.

Yes, the driving distance between Iowa City to New York is 1003 miles. It takes approximately 16 h 40 min to drive from Iowa City to New York.

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  • Distance: 917.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 42 min

What companies run services between Iowa City, IA, USA and New York, NY, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Iowa City to New York hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Iowa City to New York via Oakbrook. IL - Mall, 22nd / Marriott Hotel, Cermak/54th Ave., Cermak & 54th Avenue, Cermak & Clark, and Chicago, IL in around 20 h 4 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York La Guardia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York La Guardia via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Newark via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Newark via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York JFK via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York JFK via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York JFK via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York JFK via Chicago O'Hare, Cleveland
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York JFK via Chicago O'Hare, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York JFK via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York JFK via Chicago O'Hare, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York JFK via Chicago O'Hare, Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to White Plains via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Cedar Rapids to White Plains via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Cedar Rapids to White Plains via Chicago O'Hare, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Cedar Rapids to White Plains via Charlotte, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York La Guardia via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York La Guardia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $490
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Newark via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $490
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Newark via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $490
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York JFK via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York JFK via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York JFK via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to White Plains via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Flights from Cedar Rapids to White Plains via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Cedar Rapids to White Plains via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Newark via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Cedar Rapids to White Plains via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Train operators
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 New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Galesburg Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Bus operators
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
D&J Bus
Bus from Chicago, IL to New York
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Chicago to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Iowa City, IA to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Iowa City, IA to Davenport, IA
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Davenport, IA to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Davenport to Galesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Cedar Rapids Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 1801+ hotels available in New York. Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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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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