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Denver to Iowa City bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$166.00
Shortest Duration14h 10m
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How to book cheap bus tickets from Denver to Iowa City

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Denver to Iowa City is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Denver to Iowa City were $166.00.

How long is the bus ride from Denver to Iowa City?

The distance between Denver and Iowa City is approximately 717.08 miles, or 1153.74 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 14 hours and 12 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 14 hours and 10 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses 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 bus 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 bus from Denver to Iowa City?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Denver to Iowa City by bus is usually on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Wednesday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

Burlington Trailways from Denver to Iowa City has the most daily schedules

On average there is one bus schedules per day. Burlington Trailways has the most regularly scheduled departures from Denver to Iowa City, with an average of 1 trip per day and 17 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Denver to Iowa City. Of the 1 trip there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

2 carriers offer Denver to Iowa City bus trips

Burlington Trailways

Book Burlington Trailways from Denver to Iowa City from $166.00. Typically there is one Burlington Trailways schedule per day from Denver to Iowa City and you can expect on average to pay $166.00 for a Burlington Trailways ticket to Iowa City. In Denver, Burlington Trailways departs to Iowa City from Bus Terminal - 1055 19th St, In Iowa City, Burlington Trailways arrives at Burlington Trailways Station - 170 E Court St,

An average trip on Burlington Trailways from Denver to Iowa City takes 14 hours and 11 minutes, while the fastest available Burlington Trailways trip will get you to Iowa City in 14 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, Burlington Trailways offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $166.00 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Iowa City.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
14h 11m
Avg. Price
$166.00

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Denver to Iowa City from $189.00. Typically there is one Greyhound schedule per day from Denver to Iowa City and you can expect on average to pay $198.22 for a Greyhound ticket to Iowa City. In Denver, Greyhound departs to Iowa City from Union Station, In Iowa City, Greyhound arrives at Burlington Trailways Station - 170 E Court St,

An average trip on Greyhound from Denver to Iowa City takes 15 hours and 26 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Iowa City in 14 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $208.00 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Iowa City.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
15h 26m
Avg. Price
$198.22

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Denver. Most bus trips to Iowa City will depart from:
  • Bus Terminal - 1055 19th St
  • Union Station
Bus trips arrive in Iowa City at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Iowa City for trips arriving from Denver:
  • Burlington Trailways Station - 170 E Court St