You at UI Schedule Travel & Lodging Parking & Shuttle

The University of Iowa is located in Iowa City, Iowa, one of the best, "brainiest," and most-livable communities in America, depending on who's doing the ranking. Please confirm your campus visit with our Admission Visitors Center before making travel arrangements, though, so we can be sure to accommodate you!

Travel Resources

Iowa City is about 300 miles from Chicago, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Omaha, and Kansas City.

 Traveling by plane: Airports near campus include:

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.