There are 10 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.

Recommended option

Fly Cedar Rapids to New York La Guardia  •  6 h 57 min

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

$247 - $1,141

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  23 h 16 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

8 alternative options

Fly Cedar Rapids to Newark  •  6 h 36 min

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

$198 - $481

Fly Cedar Rapids to New York JFK  •  8 h 6 min

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

$241 - $1,142

Fly Cedar Rapids to White Plains  •  8 h 36 min

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

$333 - $1,552

Bus to Des Moines, fly to Newark  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to Des Moines, IA
  2. Fly from Des Moines (DSM) to Newark (EWR) DSM - EWR

$221 - $527

Bus D&J Bus  •  20 h 6 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 Amtrak to New York Penn Station Lake Shore Limited

$147 - $432

Bus, train via Galesburg Amtrak  •  28 h 6 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 Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak 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

The cheapest way to get from Iowa City to New York is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 16 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Iowa City to New York is to fly which costs $190 - $490 and takes 6 h 36 min.

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

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to get from Iowa City to New York, including transfers.

More details

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 6 min.

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

American Airlines, United 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 6 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York La Guardia via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York La Guardia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $490
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Newark via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $490
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Newark via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $490
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York JFK via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York JFK via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York JFK via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York JFK via Detroit, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York JFK via Detroit, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York JFK via Detroit, Burlington
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to White Plains via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Flights from Cedar Rapids to White Plains via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Cedar Rapids to White Plains via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Flights from Des Moines to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York La Guardia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Newark via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Newark via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York JFK via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York JFK via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York JFK via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 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 37 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York JFK via Chicago O'Hare, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 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
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York JFK via Chicago O'Hare, Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York JFK via Chicago O'Hare, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York JFK via Chicago O'Hare, Covington
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 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
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Cedar Rapids to White Plains via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 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 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Cedar Rapids to White Plains via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Des Moines to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to New York La Guardia via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Newark via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Cedar Rapids to White Plains via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Des Moines to Newark
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Des Moines to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Des Moines to Newark via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $850
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 Amtrak 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 Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
3 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
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Iowa City, IA to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
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
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
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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