There are 8 ways to get from Iowa City to Yellowstone National Park by plane, car, shuttle, bus 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 to Jackson, drive  •  8 h 23 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, train, shuttle, drive  •  42 h 34 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

$317 - $704

6 alternative options

Fly to Cody, drive  •  9 h 14 min

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

$583 - $2,649

Fly to Idaho Falls, shuttle, drive  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Idaho Falls (IDA) CID - IDA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Idaho Falls Airport to Grand Targhee Resort
  3. Drive from Grand Targhee Resort to Yellowstone National Park

$695 - $3,011

Fly to Bozeman, bus  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Bozeman (BZN) CID - BZN
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Bozeman, MT - Airport to West Yellowstone, MT
  3. Take the bus from West Yellowstone to Old Faithful

$615 - $2,124

Bus, shuttle, drive  •  39 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to Omaha, NE
  2. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Sioux Falls, SD 502
  3. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD 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

$330 - $460

Bus, train, shuttle, drive via Jackson, Wy - Kmart  •  47 h 57 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

$412 - $795

Drive  •  20 h 35 min

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

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

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 23 min to get from Iowa City to Yellowstone National Park, including transfers.

More details

There is no direct flight from Cedar Rapids Airport to Jackson Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 23 min and has one stopover.

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Yellowstone National Park is 1 h behind Iowa City. It is currently 6:44 AM in Iowa City and 5:44 AM in Yellowstone National Park.

Yes, the driving distance between Iowa City to Yellowstone National Park is 1252 miles. It takes approximately 20 h 35 min to drive from Iowa City to Yellowstone National Park.

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American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Cedar Rapids Airport to Jackson Airport.

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The best way to get from Iowa City to Cedar Rapids Airport is to line 1490 bus which takes 40 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Iowa City to Yellowstone National Park.
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  • Distance: 996.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 23 min

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
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Jackson via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Jackson via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $3,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Jackson via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Cody via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,600
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Cody via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,800
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Idaho Falls via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,000
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Idaho Falls via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Bozeman via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,000
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Bozeman via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $2,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Bozeman via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Jackson via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,500
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Jackson via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,900
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Jackson via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Cody via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,600
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Idaho Falls via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,900
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Idaho Falls via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,000
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Idaho Falls via Atlanta, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,600
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Bozeman via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,900
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Bozeman via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Bozeman via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Jackson via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $3,000
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Bozeman via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,000
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 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
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
rideuta.com
Bus operators
Grand Targhee Ski Shuttle
Website
grandtarghee.com
Shuttle from Idaho Falls Airport to Grand Targhee Resort
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
grandtarghee.com
Karst Stage
Phone
(406) 556-3540
Website
karststage.com
Shuttle from Bozeman, MT - Airport to West Yellowstone, MT
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95
Schedules at
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 Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Sioux Falls, SD
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Billings, MT to Butte, MT
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book 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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