Maps & Transportation
Located at the crossroads of Interstate 80 (West to East) and Interstate 380 (North to South) in the heart of Eastern Iowa, Iowa City is a very accessible destination. The Eastern Iowa Airport (internal link) is located just 20 miles north of the Iowa City area. It operates flights through Allegiant Air, Delta Airlines, American Airlines, Frontier Airlines and United Airlines. CID serviced over 1,130,000 passengers in 2014 and offers 11 non-stop destinations year-round. Quad City International Airport is also a reasonable 65 miles to the east.
Traveling By Car
Several rental car companies offer rentals upon arriving at the airport. If electric car charging is needed, several stations are available for public use at these locations.
ACT, 500 ACT Drive
Billion Auto, 2641 Mormon Trek Blvd
Carousel Nissan, 817 Highway 1 W
Coralville Hy-Vee, 1914 8th St
Iowa River Landing West Parking Ramp, 909 E 2nd Ave
University of Iowa Facilities Management, 640 S Madison St
Van Meter Inc., 470 Ruppert Rd
Shuttles and Taxis
Airport shuttle service is available in addition to taxi service from the airport and throughout the city. Uber also operates in the area. With the code THINKIC, first-time Uber riders earn their first ride free.
Below are the times each of the transit systems are in operation.
Iowa City Transit - $1 fare
6 AM to 3 PM and 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM Monday through Friday
6 AM to 7 PM Saturday
Coralville Transit - $1 fare
6 AM to 11:45 PM Monday through Friday
7:15 AM to 7:30 PM Saturday
CAMBUS (University of Iowa campus bus) - No fare
6:25 AM to 12:40 am Monday through Friday (during academic year)
11:40 AM to 12:40 AM Saturday and Sunday (during academic year)
The Coralville Transit Intermodal Facility is Coralville Transit's home base and serves an interchange and transfer point for local routes. It offers comfortable, enclosed passenger waiting areas with protection from the elements, restrooms and free WiFi.
Bongo (short for Bus on the Go) is a GPS-based, real-time passenger information system that provides current bus locations and upcoming bus arrivals for Iowa City, Coralville and the University of Iowa. With routes, stops and trip planner feature, it is the best way to navigate the bus system.
Distance in Miles from Midwest Cities
|Des Moines, IA||111|
|Sioux Falls, SD||385|
|Kansas City, MO||304|
|St. Louis, MO||263|