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traveling from Chicago to Iowa City by bus

Cheapest price$20.00
Shortest Duration5h 0m
Trips per day3
bus carriers1
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How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from Chicago to Iowa City?

The best way to get the cheapest bus tickets from Chicago to Iowa City is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Chicago to Iowa City were $20.00. By booking 13 days out, tickets are on average $23.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Chicago to Iowa City?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Iowa City by bus is at 6:00 AM on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 3:00 PM on Thursday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Chicago. Most bus trips to Iowa City will depart from Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St.
  • Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St
Bus trips arrive in Iowa City at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Burlington Trailways Station - 170 E Court St are the main bus stations in Iowa City for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • Burlington Trailways Station - 170 E Court St