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Selected fares from Cedar Rapids - Iowa City to Chicago

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Route Information for Flights from Cedar Rapids - Iowa City to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA Code CID
Destination Airport IATA Code ORD
Flight Price $114
Distance 312 km

Travel from Cedar Rapids to Chicago

Travelers who take any of the available flights from Cedar Rapids to Chicago will be able to explore one of the country’s largest urban centers situated in the middle of the Great Lakes region. Visit when you’re ready to start your travel planning. Not only will you find some of the most affordable rates on flights, hotels, and rental cars, but you’ll be able to make all of your reservations quickly and easily. 

Departing from Cedar Rapids

The Eastern Iowa Airport is located less than ten miles south of downtown Cedar Rapids with easy access via I-380. Parking is plentiful at the airport, with rates for short-term parking at $7 per day and long-term parking at just $5 per day. If you’d rather leave your car at home, you can use the shuttle services provided by Airport Shuttle Service (800-725-8460) or Airport Express (800-383-2219). Travelers headed into downtown Cedar Rapids usually take a taxi from American Class Taxi (319-363-8294), Century Taxi (319-365-0505), or Yellow Cab (319-365-1444). Expect the fare to run roughly $28 from the downtown area.

Discovering Chicago

Your flight will either land at O’Hare International Airport or Midway International Airport. O’Hare is located nineteen miles northwest of downtown Chicago, while Midway is just eleven miles southwest of the city’s center. Chicago’s winters can be harsh, with temperatures that often dip into the teens and snowfall accumulation of more than three feet each season, so visitors should pack a warm parka and other appropriate winter gear. Summers are normally pleasant with temperatures that peak in the mid-80s, making lightweight clothing appropriate. Along with the warmth of summer come the tourists and high prices, so consider visiting the area in late spring or early fall. While you’re in Chicago, make time to catch a game at Wrigley Field, admire the view from the sky deck at the Willis Tower, formerly the Sears Tower, and watch the animals at the Lincoln Park Zoo or the sea life at the Shedd Aquarium. Millennium Park offers outdoor adventure while Navy Pier offers shopping, dining, and nightlife.

Explore the Great Lakes Region

Chicago offers so much to see and do that it is impossible to explore the city in just one trip. Whether it’s your first time there or you are a returning visitor, remember to use to book your flights from Cedar Rapids to Chicago. Once you’ve settled on your flights, you’ll be able to compare prices and reserve your hotel room and rental car at the same time.


Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.