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St Louis to Iowa City coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£30.69
Shortest Duration8h 10m
Trips per day3
coach carriers2
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a coach ticket from St Louis to Iowa City cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average coach fares from St Louis to Iowa City were £33.11.

The best way to find cheap coach tickets from St Louis to Iowa City is by booking earlier as most coach companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 6 days out, tickets are on average £36.14 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the coach ride from St Louis to Iowa City?

The distance between St Louis and Iowa City is approximately 221.22 miles, or 355.94 kilometers. The average travel time for a coach between these two cities is around 9 hours and 5 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 10 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most coaches are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your coach has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by coach from St Louis to Iowa City?

The busiest time of the week for travel from St Louis to Iowa City by coach is at 00:00 on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 00:00 on Thursday is when the fewest number of coach tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the coach departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

What coach companies travel from St Louis to Iowa City?

On average there are 3 coach trips per day. Burlington Trailways has the most options for departures from St Louis to Iowa City, with an average of 2.817 trips per day and 42.25 monthly trips. 2 coach carriers currently travel from St Louis to Iowa City. Of the 3 trips there are 2 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

2 carriers offer St Louis to Iowa City coach trips

Burlington Trailways

Book Burlington Trailways from St Louis to Iowa City from £69.25. There are 2.816667 Burlington Trailways schedules from St Louis to Iowa City and you can expect on average to pay £69.25 for a Burlington Trailways ticket to Iowa City. In St Louis, Burlington Trailways departs to Iowa City from Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St and 1 other station. In Iowa City, Burlington Trailways arrives at Burlington Trailways Station - 170 E Court St and no other station.

An average trip on Burlington Trailways from St Louis to Iowa City takes 8 hours and 57 minutes, while the fastest available Burlington Trailways trip will get you to Iowa City in 8 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, Burlington Trailways offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay £69.25 for a weekend getaway to Iowa City.

Avg. Time
8h 57m
Avg. Price
£69.25

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from St Louis to Iowa City from £30.69. There are 1.909091 Greyhound schedules from St Louis to Iowa City and you can expect on average to pay £40.98 for a Greyhound ticket to Iowa City. In St Louis, Greyhound departs to Iowa City from Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St and no other station. In Iowa City, Greyhound arrives at Burlington Trailways Station - 170 E Court St and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from St Louis to Iowa City takes 14 hours and 29 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Iowa City in 8 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay £41.29 for a weekend getaway to Iowa City.

Avg. Time
14h 29m
Avg. Price
£40.98

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 stations you could depart from, depending on the coach line you travel with. Most coach trips to Iowa City will depart from these stations in St Louis:
  • Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St
  • Lambert Intl Apt Busport
Coaches from St Louis arrive in Iowa City at one main station:
  • Burlington Trailways Station - 170 E Court St

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