There are 6 ways to get from Iowa City to Wisconsin by bus, train, car or plane

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

Bus Burlington Trailways  •  6 h 54 min

  1. 1205 / ...
  2. 4716 / ...

$44 - $100

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 26 min

  1. 1205 / ...
  2. Hiawatha Service

$55 - $122

Bus Suburban Express  •  8 h 2 min

  1. 510ia / ...

$46 - $73

Drive  •  4 h 20 min

  1. 264.6 miles

$25 - $40

Fly from Cedar Rapids, train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. CID - ORD

$147 - $739

Bus to Moline, fly, train  •  6 h 52 min

  1. MLI - ORD

$193 - $409

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

You can take a bus from Iowa City to Milwaukee via Chicago, IL, Harrison & Jefferson, Harrison & Morgan, and Chicago, Il in around 6 h 54 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Moline to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Moline to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Clybourn to Kenosha
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Suburban Express
Website
suburbanexpress.com
Bus from Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa to Schaumburg, IL - Woodfield Mall
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
suburbanexpress.com
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.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 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
gowindstar.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Iowa City and Wisconsin is 342 km. The road distance is 423 km.

The cheapest way to get from Iowa City to Wisconsin is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Iowa City to Wisconsin is to drive which takes 4 h 20 min and costs $25 - $40.

No, there is no direct bus from Iowa City to Wisconsin. However, there are services departing from Iowa City, IA and arriving at Milwaukee, Wi via Harrison & Jefferson and Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 54 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to get from Iowa City to Wisconsin, including transfers.