The University of Iowa is
located in Iowa City, a couple miles
off of Interstate 80. It takes about 3.5 to 4.5 hours to drive from
Chicago, Minneapolis, or St Louis. For custom directions by
destination, see the maps
and directions section below.
the East or West: take I-80 to Exit 244 and head
on N Dubuque St. into the center of town.
the North, take I-380 South to I-80 East to exit 244
and head south on N Dubuque St into town.
the South, take US-218 North, turn right on US-1
(exit 91), after 1.8m turn left onto S Riverside for 0.7m, then right
onto W Burlington and head 0.2m into town.
The closest airport is the Eastern
Iowa Airport (CID) in Cedar
Rapids, about 25 minutes away.
The second option is to fly into the Quad
Cities Airport (MLI)
which is about an hour away but often cheaper. Shuttles tend to be
quite a bit more expensive, however.
and Airport Super Shuttle (319-626-5466)
offer car and
shuttle van service to Iowa City. Reservations are recommended.
Taxi service is also available. Here are some Iowa City taxi companies.
The fare should be around $30-$35: Marco's Taxi (319)
337-8294; Five Stars Taxi (319) 358-5859; Black
and Gold Cab Company (319) 887-1976.
Iowa City is served by Burlington
Call the Iowa City depot at 319-337-2127 for more information. Ask
about student discounts.