There are 9 ways to get from Iowa City to Yellowstone National Park by plane, car, bus, shuttle or train

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 Jackson, drive  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Jackson (JAC) CID - JAC
  2. Drive from Jackson to Yellowstone National Park

$630 - $2,944

Cheapest option

Bus, shuttle, drive  •  40 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to Des Moines, IA
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Albert Lea, MN 806 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Albert Lea, MN to Billings, MT 701
  4. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Butte, MT 933 / ...
  5. Take a shuttle bus from Butte, MT to Idaho Falls, ID
  6. Take the bus from Idaho Falls Walmart to Grand Targhee Resort
  7. Drive from Grand Targhee Resort to Yellowstone National Park

$347 - $476

7 alternative options

Fly Cedar Rapids to Cody, drive  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Cody (COD) CID - COD
  2. Drive from Cody to Yellowstone National Park

$583 - $2,649

Fly Cedar Rapids to Bozeman, bus  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Bozeman (BZN) CID - BZN
  2. Take the bus from West Yellowstone to Old Faithful

$515 - $1,524

Fly Cedar Rapids to Idaho Falls, drive  •  12 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Idaho Falls (IDA) CID - IDA
  2. Drive from Grand Targhee Resort to Yellowstone National Park

$745 - $3,111

Bus to Des Moines, fly to West Yellowstone  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to Des Moines, IA
  2. Fly from Des Moines (DSM) to West Yellowstone (WYS) DSM - WYS

$665 - $2,717

Bus, train, shuttle, drive  •  42 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to Mt. Pleasant, IL
  2. Take the bus from Mt. Pleasant, IL to Ottumwa, IA
  3. Take the train from Ottumwa Amtrak to Salt Lake City Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Salt Lake Central Station to Ogden Station 750
  5. Take a shuttle bus from Brigham City, UT to Rigby, ID
  6. Drive from LDS church, Teton, ID to Yellowstone National Park

Bus, train, shuttle, drive via Jackson, Wy - Kmart  •  47 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to Mt. Pleasant, IL
  2. Take the bus from Mt. Pleasant, IL to Ottumwa, IA
  3. Take the train from Ottumwa Amtrak to Salt Lake City Amtrak
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Salt Lake City, UT to Jackson, WY
  5. Take the bus from Jackson, Wy - Kmart to Grand Targhee Resort
  6. Drive from Grand Targhee Resort to Yellowstone National Park

$413 - $795

Drive  •  20 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Iowa City to Yellowstone National Park 1251.8 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Iowa City to Yellowstone National Park is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 20 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Iowa City to Yellowstone National Park is to fly and drive which costs $600 - $3,000 and takes 8 h 33 min.

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The distance between Iowa City and Yellowstone National Park is 997 miles. The road distance is 1251.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 8 h 33 min to get from Iowa City to Yellowstone National Park, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Iowa City, IA, USA and Yellowstone National Park, WY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Iowa City to Yellowstone National Park. However, you can take the line 1490 bus to Cedar Rapids, take the walk to Cedar Rapids airport, fly to Jackson, then take the drive to Yellowstone National Park. Alternatively, you can take the line 1490 bus to Cedar Rapids, take the walk to Cedar Rapids airport, fly to Cody, then take the drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Jackson via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,900
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Jackson via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,500
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Jackson via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Jackson via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Cody via Detroit, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,900
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Cody via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,600
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Bozeman via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,900
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Bozeman via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Idaho Falls via Detroit, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,400
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Idaho Falls via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,000
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Idaho Falls via Atlanta, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,600
Flights from Des Moines to West Yellowstone via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Flights from Des Moines to West Yellowstone via Atlanta, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Jackson via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Jackson via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $3,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Jackson via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Cody via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,600
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Cody via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,800
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Bozeman via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,000
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Bozeman via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Bozeman via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Idaho Falls via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,000
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Idaho Falls via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Jackson via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $3,000
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Jackson via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Bozeman via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,000
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Bozeman via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Bozeman via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ottumwa Amtrak to Salt Lake City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
29 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$300 - $430
Business Coach Seat
$350 - $500
Room
$650 - $900
Utah Transit Authority
Website
rideuta.com
Train from Salt Lake Central Station to Ogden Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
rideuta.com
Bus operators
Karst Stage
Phone
(406) 556-3540
Website
karststage.com
Bus from West Yellowstone to Old Faithful
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$98
Schedules at
karststage.com
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 Mt. Pleasant, IL
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Mt. Pleasant, IL to Ottumwa, IA
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
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 Albert Lea, MN
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Albert Lea, MN to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Billings, MT to Butte, MT
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Salt Lake Express
Phone
+1 208-656-8824
Email
info@saltlakeexpress.com
Website
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Butte, MT to Idaho Falls, ID
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Brigham City, UT to Rigby, ID
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Salt Lake City, UT to Jackson, WY
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Pocatello Limo
Phone
1-208-480-1250
Email
pocatellolimo@gmail.com
Website
pocatellolimo.com
Bus from Idaho Falls Walmart to Grand Targhee Resort
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
pocatellolimo.com
Alltrans
Website
jacksonholealltrans.com
Bus from Jackson, Wy - Kmart to Grand Targhee Resort
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$122
Schedules at
jacksonholealltrans.com

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