Iowa City is about 300 miles from Chicago, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Omaha, and Kansas City.
Traveling by plane: Airports near campus include:
- Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) in Cedar Rapids, IA—About a 20-minute drive from campus
- Quad City International Airport (MLI) in Moline, IL—About a 60-minute drive from campus
- Des Moines International Airport (DSM) in Des Moines, IA—About a 2.5-hour drive from campus
Traveling by bus: Call the Iowa City depot at 319-337-2127 for complete ground transportation options (ask about student discounts!). Transportation providers include:
Where to Stay
The Iowa House Hotel is located at the heart of campus in the Iowa Memorial Union for easy access and to make staying overnight a treat.