Travel from North-Carolina to Iowa

Bus or fly from North Carolina to Iowa?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Charlotte to Cedar Rapids hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Charlotte to Des Moines twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $110 and the journey takes 11 h 5 min. 4 other operators also service this route.

Travel Guides

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How to get from North Carolina to Iowa

From Charlotte Transportation Center line 5 bus to Charlotte airport, fly to Cedar Rapids airport, then taxi to Cedar Rapids. 4 h 8 min $602. From Charlotte Transportation Center line 5 bus to Charlotte airport, fly to Omaha airport, then taxi to Council Bluffs. 4 h 24 min $382. From Charlotte Transportation Center line 5 bus to Charlotte airport, fly to Des Moines airport, line 8 bus to Platform C, then line 17 bus to Des Moines. 5 h 42 min $325. From Charlotte Transportation Center line 5 bus to Charlotte airport, fly to Moline airport, bus to Moline, IL, walk to Moline, IL, then bus to Davenport. 7 h 39 min $628. From Charlotte Transportation Center line 5 bus to Charlotte airport, fly to Peoria airport, taxi to Peoria, IL, then bus to Davenport. 6 h 48 min $493. From Charlotte, NC bus to Columbus, OH, bus to Chicago, IL, bus to Des Moines, IA, walk to 6Th Ave / Walnut St, Dsm, then line 17 bus to University Ave / Pennsylvania Ave, Dsm. 28 h 31 min $185. From Charlotte bus to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb, bus to Chicago, IL, bus to Platform C, then line 17 bus to University Ave / Pennsylvania Ave, Dsm. 28 h 43 min. From Charlotte Transportation Center line 11 bus to Tryon & Dalton, walk to Charlotte Amtrak, train to Charlottesville Amtrak, train to Clinton & Jackson, line 157 bus to Chicago, IL, bus to Platform C, then line 17 bus to University Ave / Pennsylvania Ave, Dsm. 36 h 46 min. From Charlotte taxi to Charlotte Amtrak, train to Charlottesville Amtrak, train to Chicago Union Station Amtrak, train to Ottumwa, IA, bus to Monroe, IA, then bus to Des Moines, IA. 37 h 1 min $476. From Charlotte drive to Des Moines. 17 h 39 min $125.