Getting to Iowa City

Iowa City is about 300 miles from Chicago, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Omaha, and Kansas City.

Traveling by plane: Airports near campus include:

Traveling by bus: Call the Iowa City depot at 319-337-2127 for complete ground transportation options (ask about student discounts!). Transportation providers include:

Getting around

The downtown Iowa City and east campus area are ideal for walking and biking. 


The University of Iowa provides 16,000 parking spaces in over 100 facilities across campus. Check out the sites below for maps of campus parking lots and ramps as well as Iowa City parking facilities.