There are 10 ways to get from New York 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 Newark to Cedar Rapids  •  7 h 55 min

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

$187 - $476

Cheapest option

Bus D&J Bus  •  20 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from New York to Chicago, IL Djb149 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oakbrook. IL - Mall to Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa 731ia

$113 - $135

8 alternative options

Fly Newark to Moline, bus  •  8 h 12 min

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

Fly New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway, bus  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Chicago Midway (MDW) LGA - MDW
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Iowa City, IA

$142 - $559

Fly New York La Guardia to Des Moines, bus  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Des Moines (DSM) LGA - DSM
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Iowa City, IA

$198 - $423

Fly Newark to Chicago Midway, bus  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Chicago Midway (MDW) EWR - MDW
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Iowa City, IA

$137 - $440

Fly Newark to Des Moines, bus  •  10 h

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

$208 - $524

Bus Greyhound USA  •  24 h 5 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 1201-1205 / ...

$124 - $269

Train, bus  •  24 h 44 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 1201-1205 / ...

$169 - $433

Drive  •  16 h 23 min

  1. Drive from New York to Iowa City 1002.1 miles

$95 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Iowa City is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 16 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Iowa City is to fly which takes 7 h 55 min and costs $180 - $480.

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The distance between New York and Iowa City is 1468 km. The road distance is 1603 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 55 min to get from New York to Iowa City, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from New York to Iowa City. However, there are services departing from New York and arriving at Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa via Cermak-Chinatown Red Line Station, North Riverside Park Mall and Oakbrook. IL - Mall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 31 min.

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from New York to Iowa City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Iowa City via Chicago, IL, Cermak-Chinatown Red Line Station, North Riverside Mall, North Riverside Park Mall, Oak Brook Center / Macy's, and Oakbrook. IL - Mall in around 20 h 31 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Newark to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Newark to Des Moines via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
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 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Moline via Pittsburgh, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Newark to Moline via Cleveland, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
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 57 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
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Newark to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Newark to Moline via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Newark to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Newark to Des Moines via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $490
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $490
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $490
Flights from Newark to Moline via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to Moline via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Moline via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Newark to Des Moines via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Newark to Des Moines via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago Midway via Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
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
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
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Iowa City, IA
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Iowa City, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
D&J Bus
Bus from New York to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Suburban Express
Website
suburbanexpress.com
Bus from Oakbrook. IL - Mall to Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
suburbanexpress.com
Book at
busline.com
Greyhound USA
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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