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Transportation Options

If you don’t have your own car, explore your options for getting to and from 费耶特 Campus and traveling around the area.

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Free UIU Shuttle

All shuttle trips are currently canceled. A shuttle trip schedule will be announced in August for students.

Other Area Transportation Options

Students looking for transportation have a number of other options. This information is provided for your convenience, as none of these are affiliated with UIU.

尤伯杯

Now available statewide, 尤伯杯 offers flexible ride options on demand. Get a reliable ride in minutes, at any time and on any day of the year. Compare prices on every kind of ride, from daily commutes to special evenings out. Rates vary based on location and demand.

Earl Public Transit

EARL public transit offers on-demand “dial-a-ride” services. Transportation can be provided to any destination in 爱荷华州 and surrounding states. Advance trip reservations are required. All vehicles are fully accessible and are equipped with either ramps or lifts. To schedule a ride, call: 1-866-382-4259. Rates: $1 per mile weekdays, $1.50 per mile weekends.

Dolly’s Taxi

Locally owned and operated taxi cab service proudly serving the Cedar Valley and beyond. They are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 319.242.2011 for reservations. Rates: One Way Trip from 费耶特: Waterloo, $200; Cedar Rapids, $275; Coralville Bus Stop, $300: Des Moines, $375; and Minneapolis, $400. Discount available for roundtrip reservations.

CID Airport Shuttle

Airport Shuttle Service offers shuttle services to and from the Eastern 爱荷华州 Airport (Cedar Rapids), transportation for large groups to and from the airport or to and from local businesses, and transportation to surrounding towns and connecting airports. Many other services are available. If you would like to discuss your transportation needs, please call 1.800.725.8460. Rates: One person $132 (one way trip to 费耶特); each additional person is $10 each, so traveling in a group is much more cost effective.

Additional Travel Options

  • Amtrack Station: 1-800-872-7245 Mt. Pleasant, IA (144 mi from 费耶特)
  • Greyhound Bus Depot: 319-234-2833, Waterloo, IA (53 mi from 费耶特)
  • Greyhound Bus Station: 319-337-2127, 爱荷华州 City, IA (99 mi from 费耶特)
  • Megabus Terminal: 319-248-1790, Coralville, IA (94 mi from 费耶特)
  • Waterloo Regional Airport: 319-291-4483, Waterloo (53 mi from 费耶特)
  • Eastern 爱荷华州 Airport: 319-362-8336, Cedar Rapids (71 mi from 费耶特)

UIU Student Activity Trips

Upper 爱荷华州 University’s Student Activity group provides various trips throughout the year where transportation is also provided. Students may sign up for these trips via myuiu or by talking to the Student Activity office located in the Student Center. Watch for information about the two trips described below and others on the yearly calendar or on posters around campus.

Mall/WalMart trips are on Sundays. All transportation is provided by UIU. Any student who would like to go shopping at a mall, Kmart or Walmart is welcome to sign up. Shopping trip destinations rotate between Waterloo/Cedar Falls, Dubuque and Decorah, 爱荷华州.

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