Iowa City is about 300 miles from Chicago, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Omaha, and Kansas City.
Traveling by plane: Airports near campus include:
- Eastern Iowa Airport (CID)—About a 20-minute drive from campus
- Quad City International Airport (MLI)—About a 60-minute drive from campus
- Des Moines International Airport (DSM)—About a 2.5-hour drive from campus
Traveling by bus: Call the Iowa City depot at 319-337-2127 for complete ground transportation options (ask about student discounts!). Transportation providers include:
Places to Stay
There are dozens of hotels and other types of lodging in the Iowa City/Coralville area, including the Iowa House Hotel, a university-owned hotel located in the Iowa Memorial Union. Contact hotels directly for the best available Admissions campus visitor rates.
- Lodging Options (Convention & Visitors Bureau)