There are 9 ways to get from Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh to Cedar Rapids  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Cedar Rapids (CID) PIT - CID

$204 - $988

Cheapest option

Bus Barons Bus  •  21 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Akron, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Akron, OH to Chicago, IL
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Iowa City - Coralville

$81 - $133

7 alternative options

Fly Pittsburgh to Moline, bus  •  7 h 47 min

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

Fly Pittsburgh to Dubuque, bus  •  10 h 59 min

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

$294 - $1,132

Bus to Akron, fly to Cedar Rapids  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Akron, Oh
  2. Fly from Akron (CAK) to Cedar Rapids (CID) CAK - CID

$241 - $1,176

Train, bus  •  15 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Capitol Limited
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Iowa City, IA 1205 / ...

$102 - $266

Train, bus via Galesburg Amtrak  •  17 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak 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

$160 - $371

Bus  •  19 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Chicago Amtrak, Il 4447
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Iowa City, IA 1205 / ...

$82 - $197

Drive  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Iowa City 670.9 miles

$65 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Iowa City is to drive which costs $65 - $95 and takes 10 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Iowa City is to fly which costs $200 - $1,000 and takes 7 h 3 min.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Iowa City is 610 miles. The road distance is 670.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to get from Pittsburgh to Iowa City, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Iowa City. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, Pa and arriving at Iowa City, IA via Clinton & Madison and Chicago, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 11 min.

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What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Iowa City, IA, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Pittsburgh to Iowa City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pittsburgh to Iowa City via Chicago Amtrak, Il, Clinton & Madison, Harrison & Jefferson, and Chicago, IL in around 19 h 11 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Cedar Rapids via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Cedar Rapids via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Moline via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dubuque via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dubuque via Philadelphia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dubuque via Reagan Washington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dubuque via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dubuque via New York La Guardia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Akron to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Akron to Cedar Rapids via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Akron to Cedar Rapids via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Cedar Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Cedar Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Moline via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Moline via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Moline via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Akron to Cedar Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Akron to Cedar Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Moline via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Akron to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
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
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 Dubuque, IA to Cedar Rapids,IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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

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 Pittsburgh, Pa to Akron, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Chicago Amtrak, Il
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Galesburg to Davenport
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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