Find bus tickets from San Antonio to Iowa City
San Antonio to Iowa City bus - cost & duration
|Fastest time||29h 50m|
|Trips per day||1|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from San Antonio to Iowa City right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from San Antonio to Iowa City?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $292.46 was the low point for bus fares from San Antonio to Iowa City. Buses from Iowa City to San Antonio are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $292.46 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 29 hours and 50 minutes to cover the 931 miles (1498 kilometers) from San Antonio, TX to Iowa City, IA. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Because many passengers travel from San Antonio to Iowa City at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave San Antonio?
There is usually only one bus per day from San Antonio to Iowa City. It leaves the station in San Antonio at 7:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.
How many buses are there each day?
What bus companies travel from San Antonio to Iowa City?
There is one bus company that operates from San Antonio to Iowa City. Greyhound is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Greyhound||1||1d 5h 50m||$292.46|
Where does the bus leave from in San Antonio?
Most buses depart from the main station in San Antonio, Texas:
- Bus Terminal - 500 N St Marys St
Where does the bus arrive in Iowa City?
All buses from San Antonio arrive at one main station in Iowa City, Iowa:
- Burlington Trailways Station - 170 E Court St
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