How to get from University of Iowa to University of Wisconsin–Madison

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Recommended option

Bus  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Cedar Rapids to Dubuque, IA 1486
  2. Take the bus from Dubuque, IA to Madison, WI - UW Hospital 121 & 122

$81 - $111

Cheapest option

Bus via Chicago  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to Chicago, IL 1205 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Madison, WI University via Minneapolis

$46 - $92

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from University of Iowa to University of Wisconsin–Madison 177 miles

$17 - $25

Fly  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Madison (MSN) CID - MSN

$246 - $1,235

What companies run services between University of Iowa, IA, USA and University of Wisconsin–Madison, WI, USA?

You can take a bus from University of Iowa to University of Wisconsin–Madison via Iowa City, IA, Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, IA, Madison, WI - UW Hospital, Observatory & Highland, and Observatory & Elm in around 8 h 28 min. Alternatively, American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from University of Iowa to University of Wisconsin–Madison hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Madison via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Madison via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Madison via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Madison via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Madison via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Madison via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Madison via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Cedar Rapids to Dubuque, IA
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Iowa City, IA to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Dubuque, IA to Madison, WI - UW Hospital
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between University of Iowa and University of Wisconsin–Madison is 235 km. The road distance is 283 km.

The cheapest way to get from University of Iowa to University of Wisconsin–Madison is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3 h 16 min.

The quickest way to get from University of Iowa to University of Wisconsin–Madison is to drive which takes 3 h 16 min and costs $17 - $25.

No, there is no direct bus from University of Iowa to University of Wisconsin–Madison. However, there are services departing from Iowa City, IA and arriving at Observatory & Elm via Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, IA and Observatory & Highland. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 28 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 28 min to get from University of Iowa to University of Wisconsin–Madison, including transfers.

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