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There are 10 ways to get from Newark Airport (EWR) 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.

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Fly to Cedar Rapids  •  6h 25m

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

$177 - $452

Cheapest option

Fly to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  8h 49m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) EWR - ORD
  2. Take the bus from Oakbrook. IL - Mall to Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa

$117 - $417

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Fly to Moline, bus  •  6h 41m

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

$191 - $893

Fly to Dubuque, bus  •  10h 49m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Dubuque (DBQ) EWR - DBQ
  2. Take the bus from Dubuque, IA to Cedar Rapids,IA

$287 - $1,029

Fly to Chicago Midway, bus  •  8h 47m

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

$123 - $402

Bus D&J Bus  •  21h 54m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Chicago, IL Djb149
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Iowa City - Coralville West Bound

$130 - $139

Bus Greyhound USA  •  25h 30m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il 4425
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Iowa City, IA 1203 / ...

$144 - $200

Train, bus via New York Penn Station  •  26h 44m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Naperville
  3. Take the bus from Naperville, IL to Iowa City, IA

$176 - $484

Train, bus  •  35h 1m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Naperville
  3. Take the bus from Naperville, IL to Iowa City, IA

$182 - $527

Drive  •  16h 18m

  1. Drive from Newark Airport (EWR) to Iowa City 996.7 miles

$95 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Iowa City is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 16h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Iowa City is to fly which costs $170 - $460 and takes 6h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark Airport (EWR) to Iowa City. However, there are services departing from Newark Airport - Terminal B and arriving at Iowa City, IA via New York, Ny, Harrison & Morgan and Chicago, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 30m.

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The distance between Newark Airport (EWR) and Iowa City is 909 miles. The road distance is 996.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Iowa City without a car is to bus which takes 21h 54m and costs $130 - $140.

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It takes approximately 6h 25m to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Iowa City, including transfers.

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Newark Airport (EWR) to Iowa City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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The best way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Iowa City is to fly which takes 6h 25m and costs $170 - $460. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $140 and takes 21h 54m.

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There is no direct flight from Newark Airport to Cedar Rapids Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 41m and has one stopover.

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Newark Airport (EWR) to Iowa City bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, arrive at Iowa City, IA station.

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Map of how to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Iowa City.
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  • Distance: 908.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 25m

What companies run services between Newark Airport (EWR), USA and Iowa City, IA, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Newark Airport (EWR) to Iowa City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newark Airport (EWR) to Iowa City via Grand Central Terminal, Grand Central - 42 St, Canal St, New York, Chicago, IL, Wentworth & Cermak, Clark & Harrison, and Chicago, IL in around 21h 54m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Newark to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Moline via Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Akron
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Newark to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Newark to Moline via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Dubuque via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Newark to Dubuque via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $490
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $490
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $490
Flights from Newark to Moline via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to Moline via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Moline via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago Midway via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
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 to Naperville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Train from Newark Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
27h 55m
Frequency
3 times 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
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Naperville
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrarail.com
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
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Iowa City - Coralville
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Dubuque, IA to Cedar Rapids,IA
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Iowa City, IA
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Naperville, IL to Iowa City, IA
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Suburban Express
Website
suburbanexpress.com
Bus from Oakbrook. IL - Mall to Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
suburbanexpress.com
Book at
busline.com
D&J Bus
Bus from New York to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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, Il
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $120
Flexible
$120 - $190

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More Questions & Answers

Iowa City is 1h behind Newark Airport (EWR). It is currently 3:52 PM in Newark Airport (EWR) and 2:52 PM in Iowa City.

Yes, the driving distance between Newark Airport (EWR) to Iowa City is 997 miles. It takes approximately 16h 18m to drive from Newark Airport (EWR) to Iowa City.

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

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There are 34+ hotels available in Iowa City. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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