There are 9 ways to get from Santa Rosa 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 Santa Rosa to Cedar Rapids  •  11h 38m

  1. Fly from Santa Rosa (STS) to Cedar Rapids (CID) STS - CID

$351 - $1,329

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Bus, train  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St to Mission St & 2nd St 101
  2. Take the train from Richmond Amtrak to Lincoln Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Lincoln, NE to Iowa City - Coralville

$208 - $296

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Fly Santa Rosa to Moline, bus  •  9h 31m

  1. Fly from Santa Rosa (STS) to Moline (MLI) STS - MLI
  2. Take the bus from Moline Airport to Iowa City - Coralville

$331 - $1,415

Bus to San Francisco, fly to Cedar Rapids  •  10h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Rosa Park & Ride to SFO - San Francisco Airport International
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Cedar Rapids (CID) SFO - CID

$242 - $913

Train to Oakland, fly to Cedar Rapids  •  10h 55m

  1. Take the train from Santa Rosa Downtown to San Rafael
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Cedar Rapids (CID) OAK - CID

$298 - $1,169

Bus to Sacramento, fly to Cedar Rapids  •  11h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Rosa to Sacramento
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Cedar Rapids (CID) SMF - CID

$260 - $1,130

Bus to San Jose, fly to Cedar Rapids  •  11h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Rosa Park & Ride to SFO - San Francisco Airport Domestic
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Cedar Rapids (CID) SJC - CID

$286 - $1,043

Bus  •  46h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Rosa to Sacramento
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Reno, Nv
  3. Take the bus from Reno, Nv to Denver, Co
  4. Take the bus from Denver, CO to Mt. Pleasant, IL
  5. Take the bus from Mount Pleasant, IA to Iowa City

$239 - $356

Drive  •  29h 16m

  1. Drive from Santa Rosa to Iowa City 1935.7 miles

$190 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Rosa to Iowa City is to drive which costs $190 - $280 and takes 29h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Rosa to Iowa City is to fly and bus which costs $330 - $1,500 and takes 9h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Rosa to Iowa City. However, there are services departing from Santa Rosa and arriving at Iowa City via Sacramento, Ca, Reno, Nv, Denver, CO and Mount Pleasant, IA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46h 44m.

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The distance between Santa Rosa and Iowa City is 1665 miles. The road distance is 1935.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Rosa to Iowa City without a car is to bus which takes 46h 44m and costs $230 - $360.

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It takes approximately 11h 38m to get from Santa Rosa to Iowa City, including transfers.

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Santa Rosa to Iowa City bus services, operated by ACN Autobuses, depart from Santa Rosa station.

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The best way to get from Santa Rosa to Iowa City is to fly which takes 11h 38m and costs $350 - $1,400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $230 - $360 and takes 46h 44m.

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There is no direct flight from Santa Rosa Airport to Cedar Rapids Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h 42m and has one stopover.

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Santa Rosa to Iowa City bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, arrive at Iowa City station.

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Map of how to get from Santa Rosa to Iowa City.
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  • Distance: 1664.8 miles
  • Duration: 11h 38m

What companies run services between Santa Rosa, CA, USA and Iowa City, IA, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Santa Rosa to Iowa City every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santa Rosa to Iowa City via Sacramento, Sacramento, Ca, Reno, Nv, Denver, Co, Denver, CO, Mt. Pleasant, IL, and Mount Pleasant, IA in around 46h 44m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Santa Rosa to Cedar Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 13m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Santa Rosa to Cedar Rapids via San Francisco, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Santa Rosa to Cedar Rapids via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Santa Rosa to Moline via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Santa Rosa to Moline via San Francisco, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Santa Rosa to Moline via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
12h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Cedar Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Cedar Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Sacramento to Cedar Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Cedar Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Santa Rosa to Cedar Rapids via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Santa Rosa to Cedar Rapids via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10h 6m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Santa Rosa to Cedar Rapids via Phoenix, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Cedar Rapids via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Cedar Rapids via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Cedar Rapids via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Cedar Rapids via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Cedar Rapids via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Cedar Rapids via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Cedar Rapids via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Cedar Rapids via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Santa Rosa to Cedar Rapids via San Francisco, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Cedar Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Cedar Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Cedar Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 54m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Oakland to Cedar Rapids via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Cedar Rapids via Las Vegas, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Cedar Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Cedar Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Cedar Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Santa Rosa to Moline via San Diego, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Train operators
SMART
Phone
+1 707-794-3330
Train from Santa Rosa Downtown to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org
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 Richmond Amtrak to Lincoln Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
39h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $240
Premium
$460 - $650
Flexi Coach Seat
$350 - $550
Business Seat
$380 - $550
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 Lincoln, NE to Iowa City - Coralville
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
Sonoma Airport Express
Phone
+1 707-837-8700
Email
info@airportexpressinc.com
Website
airportexpressinc.com
Bus from Santa Rosa Park & Ride to SFO - San Francisco Airport International
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $40
Schedules at
airportexpressinc.com
Book at
sae.betterez.com
Bus from Santa Rosa Park & Ride to SFO - San Francisco Airport Domestic
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $40
Schedules at
airportexpressinc.com
Book at
sae.betterez.com
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Santa Rosa to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
acnautobuses.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Reno, Nv
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $28
Flexible
$35 - $60
Bus from Reno, Nv to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $150
Flexible
$150 - $230
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Denver, CO to Mt. Pleasant, IL
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Mount Pleasant, IA to Iowa City
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St to Mission St & 2nd St
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
Golden Gate Transit

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Iowa City is 2h ahead of Santa Rosa. It is currently 8:50 PM in Santa Rosa and 10:50 PM in Iowa City.

Yes, the driving distance between Santa Rosa to Iowa City is 1936 miles. It takes approximately 29h 16m to drive from Santa Rosa to Iowa City.

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

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There are 34+ hotels available in Iowa City. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Santa Rosa to Santa Rosa Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs $5 - $7.

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