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.

Recommended option

Fly to Portland  •  8 h 4 min

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

$245 - $934

6 alternative options

Fly to Eugene  •  7 h 56 min

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

$377 - $1,686

Fly to Medford  •  8 h 47 min

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

$434 - $1,733

Fly to Redmond  •  9 h 17 min

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

$395 - $1,640

Bus, train  •  46 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to Des Moines, IA
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to St. Paul 802 / ...
  3. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Portland Union Station

$312 - $814

Bus  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to Des Moines, IA
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Denver, CO
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Portland, Or

$252 - $514

Drive  •  29 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Iowa City to Portland 1913.4 miles

$180 - $280

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Iowa City to Oregon is to fly which costs $370 - $1,700 and takes 7 h 56 min.

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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 Des Moines, IA and Denver, Co. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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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 and train which takes 46 h 26 min and costs $310 - $850.

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It takes approximately 8 h 4 min 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 8 h 4 min and costs $240 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $250 - $550 and takes 2 days 0 h.

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There is no direct flight from Cedar Rapids Airport to Portland Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 41 min 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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Oregon is 2 h behind Iowa City. It is currently 10:50 AM in Iowa City and 8:50 AM in Oregon.

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

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Map of how to get from Iowa City to Oregon.
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  • Distance: 1489.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 4 min

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

United Airlines, Frontier Airlines and three other airlines fly from Iowa City to Portland hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Iowa City to Portland via Des Moines, IA, Denver, CO, and Denver, Co in around 2 days 0 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Portland via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Portland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Eugene via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Eugene via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Eugene via Denver, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Medford via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Medford via Denver, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,900
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Medford via Chicago O'Hare, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,000
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Redmond via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Redmond via Denver, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,800
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Redmond via Chicago O'Hare, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,900
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Redmond via Chicago O'Hare, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Portland via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Portland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Portland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Eugene via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Eugene via Minneapolis, Seattle
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Medford via Minneapolis, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Redmond via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Redmond via Detroit, Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,800
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Redmond via Minneapolis, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Portland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Portland via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Redmond via Chicago O'Hare, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,800
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Portland via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Eugene via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $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 St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
37 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$230 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$400 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$490 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,200
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Iowa City, IA to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Denver, CO
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to St. Paul
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Book at
jeffersonlines.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
29 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340

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