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There are 7 ways to get from Iowa City to Oregon 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 Portland  •  8h 33m

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Portland (PDX) CID - PDX

$239 - $926

6 alternative options

Fly to Eugene  •  8h 18m

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Eugene (EUG) CID - EUG

$401 - $1,578

Fly to Medford  •  9h 28m

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Medford (MFR) CID - MFR

$428 - $1,725

Fly to Redmond  •  10h 9m

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Redmond (RDM) CID - RDM

$408 - $1,640

Bus  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to Mt. Pleasant, IA
  2. Take the bus from Mt. Pleasant, IL to Denver, CO
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Portland, Or

$249 - $517

Bus, train  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City - Coralville to Chicago, IL East Bound
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Portland Union Station Empire Builder

$272 - $852

Drive  •  29h 26m

  1. Drive from Iowa City to Portland 1913.4 miles

$180 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Iowa City to Oregon is to drive which costs $180 - $280 and takes 29h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Iowa City to Oregon is to fly which costs $400 - $1,600 and takes 8h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Iowa City to Oregon. However, there are services departing from Iowa City, IA and arriving at Portland, Or via Mt. Pleasant, IL and Denver, Co. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1h.

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The distance between Iowa City and Oregon is 1490 miles. The road distance is 1913.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Iowa City to Oregon without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 1h and costs $240 - $550.

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It takes approximately 8h 33m to get from Iowa City to Oregon, including transfers.

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Iowa City to Oregon 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 Oregon is to fly which takes 8h 33m and costs $230 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $240 - $550 and takes 2 days 1h.

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There is no direct flight from Cedar Rapids Airport to Portland Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 10m and has one stopover.

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Iowa City to Oregon bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Portland, Or station.

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Map of how to get from Iowa City to Oregon.
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  • Distance: 1489.7 miles
  • Duration: 8h 33m

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

United Airlines, Frontier Airlines and four other airlines fly from Iowa City to Portland hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Iowa City to Portland via Mt. Pleasant, IA, Mt. Pleasant, IL, Denver, CO, and Denver, Co in around 2 days 1h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Portland via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Portland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Eugene via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Eugene via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Eugene via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Medford via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Medford via Denver, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10h 53m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,900
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Medford via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
11h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Redmond via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Redmond via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Redmond via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
11h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Portland via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Portland via Minneapolis, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8h 33m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Portland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Eugene via Minneapolis, Seattle
Ave. Duration
11h 42m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Eugene via Detroit, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
13h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Medford via Minneapolis, Seattle
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Medford via Detroit, Seattle
Ave. Duration
12h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $2,000
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Redmond via Minneapolis, Seattle
Ave. Duration
11h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Redmond via Detroit, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
11h 27m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Portland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Portland via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Portland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
12h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Eugene via Chicago O'Hare, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Medford via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
11h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,800
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Portland via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Portland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
45h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$490 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Iowa City, IA to Mt. Pleasant, IA
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Mt. Pleasant, IL to Denver, CO
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
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 Denver, Co to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
29h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Iowa City - Coralville to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
gowindstar.com

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Oregon is 2h behind Iowa City. It is currently 7:33 PM in Iowa City and 5:33 PM in Oregon.

Yes, the driving distance between Iowa City to Oregon is 1913 miles. It takes approximately 29h 26m to drive from Iowa City to Oregon.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., Frontier Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Cedar Rapids Airport to Portland Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Oregon. Prices start at $100 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 40m and costs $16 - $23.

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