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From the East or West, you will approach on Interstate 80. You will enter Iowa City from Exit 244/Dubuque Street. Take Dubuque to Market St and head West towards the Iowa River.
From the North, you will approach on Interstate 380. Take I-80 Eastbound to Exit 244 and follow the same directions listed above for I-80.
From the South, you will approach on Highway 218. Take Exit 89/Riverside Drive north into town. After approx. 3 miles, head East on Iowa Avenue toward the Old Capitol. The IMU will be on your left.
The following airports service the Iowa City area. They are listed by ascending distance.
- Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) - 23 mi/25 minutes
- Quad Cities Airport (MLI) - 66 mi/1 hour
- Des Moines Airport (DSM) - 119 mi/2 hours
There are shuttles available from the Eastern Iowa Airport.
There is service to Iowa City on the following bus lines: