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There are 9 ways to get from Toronto to Cedar Rapids by plane, shuttle, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly Toronto to Cedar Rapids

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Cedar Rapids (CID)

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
  2. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Iowa City - Coralville

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Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to Cedar Rapids

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Cedar Rapids (CID)

Fly Toronto to Dubuque, bus

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Dubuque (DBQ)
  2. Take the bus from Dubuque, Ia to Cedar Rapids, Ia

Train, shuttle to Detroit, fly to Cedar Rapids

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to London
  2. Take a shuttle bus from London, ON - 105, Wharncliffe Road South, Manor Park to Detroit Airport
  3. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Cedar Rapids (CID)

Fly Toronto to Moline, bus

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

Train, bus via Detroit

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
  2. Take the bus from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Iowa City - Coralville

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
  2. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Cedar Rapids, Ia

Drive

  1. Drive from Toronto to Cedar Rapids

Toronto to Cedar Rapids by train, car, bus and walk

The journey time between Toronto and Cedar Rapids is around 2 days 1h and covers a distance of around 804 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 33h 6m. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 1h. Operated by VIA Rail, Greyhound USA, Windstar and others, the Toronto to Cedar Rapids service departs from Toronto Union Station and arrives in GTC Bay 9. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
15h 57m
Layover time:
33h 6m
Total time:
2 days 1h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2 days 1h
Journey distance:
804 miles
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$123
Carbon emissions:
133 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:37
Last service departs at:
06:37

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Toronto to Cedar Rapids train, car, bus and walk schedules

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  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
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  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cedar Rapids is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cedar Rapids is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Cedar Rapids is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Toronto to Cedar Rapids is to drive, which costs $120 - $190 and takes 12h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Cedar Rapids is to fly which costs $600 - $800 and takes 7h 37m.

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The distance between Toronto and Cedar Rapids is 635 miles. The road distance is 757.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Cedar Rapids without a car is to bus and train which takes 22h and costs $150 - $220.

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It takes approximately 7h 37m to get from Toronto to Cedar Rapids, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Toronto Airport to Cedar Rapids Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 1m and has one stopover.

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Cedar Rapids is 1h behind Toronto. It is currently 12:06 AM in Toronto and 11:06 PM in Cedar Rapids.

Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Cedar Rapids is 757 miles. It takes approximately 12h 38m to drive from Toronto to Cedar Rapids.

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Air Canada, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Toronto Airport to Cedar Rapids Airport.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Cedar Rapids.
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  • Distance: 634.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 37m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Cedar Rapids, IA, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and four other airlines fly from Toronto to Cedar Rapids hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Cedar Rapids via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto to Cedar Rapids via Reagan Washington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Cedar Rapids via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Dubuque via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $2,100
Flights from Toronto to Dubuque via Reagan Washington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,800
Flights from Detroit to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Moline via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Moline via New York La Guardia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Moline via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Moline via Reagan Washington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 2m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Cedar Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $650
Flights from Toronto to Cedar Rapids via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $650
Flights from Toronto to Cedar Rapids via New York La Guardia, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Cedar Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Cedar Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Moline via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Moline via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Cedar Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
Flights from Buffalo to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Detroit to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Moline via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Toronto to Moline via Newark, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Moline via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to London
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$25 - $40
Business
$70 - $85
Economy
$47 - $50
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$40 - $55
Business
$90 - $120
Economy
$65 - $75
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$25 - $40
Business
$70 - $85
Economy
$47 - $50
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
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 Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Niagara Airbus
Burlington Trailways
Phone
1(800) 992-4618
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Dubuque, Ia to Cedar Rapids, Ia
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Cedar Rapids, Ia
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Robert Q Airbus
Phone
(519) 679-2707
Email
courier@robertq.com
Website
robertq.com
Shuttle from London, ON - 105, Wharncliffe Road South, Manor Park to Detroit Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$67
Schedules at
reservation.robertq.com
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
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 Detroit Amtrak to Chicago
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $90
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com

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