There are 8 ways to get from New Jersey to Iowa City 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 Cedar Rapids  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Cedar Rapids (CID) EWR - CID

$182 - $467

Cheapest option

Bus  •  25 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chicago Amtrak, Il 4425
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Iowa City, IA 1205 / ...

$118 - $295

6 alternative options

Fly to Moline, bus  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Moline (MLI) EWR - MLI
  2. Take the bus from Moline Airport to Iowa City - Coralville

Fly to Des Moines, bus  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Des Moines (DSM) EWR - DSM
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Iowa City, IA

$203 - $510

Train, bus  •  26 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Iowa City, IA 1205 / ...

$177 - $474

Train, bus via Galesburg Amtrak  •  28 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Galesburg Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Galesburg Amtrak to Davenport, IA
  4. Take the bus from Davenport, IA to Iowa City, IA

$235 - $579

Train, bus #2  •  33 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Cardinal
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Iowa City - Coralville West Bound

$180 - $460

Drive  •  16 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Iowa City 992.2 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Iowa City is to drive which costs $95 - $140 and takes 16 h 9 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Iowa City is to fly which costs $180 - $470 and takes 7 h 26 min.

More details

The distance between New Jersey and Iowa City is 905 miles. The road distance is 992.2 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 7 h 26 min to get from New Jersey to Iowa City, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey to Iowa City. However, there are services departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Iowa City, IA via New York, Ny, Clinton & Madison and Chicago, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 36 min.

More details

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

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Elizabeth to Iowa City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newark to Iowa City via New York, Ny, Chicago Amtrak, Il, Clinton & Madison, Harrison & Jefferson, and Chicago, IL in around 25 h 36 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $490
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $490
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $490
Flights from Newark to Moline via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to Moline via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Moline via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Des Moines via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Newark to Des Moines via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Newark to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Moline via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Moline via Cleveland, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Newark to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Newark to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Newark to Moline via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Newark to Des Moines via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to Des Moines via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $430
Room
$550 - $800
Bus operators
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Moline Airport to Iowa City - Coralville
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Iowa City - Coralville
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Iowa City, 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 Chicago, IL to Iowa City, IA
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Galesburg Amtrak to Davenport, IA
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Davenport, IA to Iowa City, IA
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Chicago Amtrak, Il
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$150 - $210

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