The cheapest times to fly from CID to MEM are

  • March 19th to April 29th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • July 9th to August 5th (except the week of July 16th)
  • October 22nd to February 25th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, December 17th, and December 24th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from CID to MEM is early December. Prices can be as high as $795 for Friday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $196 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Memphis

Flying from Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA (CID) to Memphis, TN (MEM) will usually cost between $196 to $412 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $208. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $484. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $276 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $239 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CID to MEM flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CID to MEM route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

CID to MEM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CID to MEM flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Cedar Rapids. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.31, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Memphis, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Cedar Rapids. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $110 (33%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $206. Return trip prices are from the MEM to CID flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CID to MEM can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 51 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CID to MEM? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Memphis International Airport to The Eastern Iowa Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 482 miles or 776 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CID to MEM?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CID to MEM flight is about 1 hour 51 minutes.

How many flights go between Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA and Memphis, TN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from CID to MEM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CID
Origination airport name The Eastern Iowa Airport
City Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA
Country the United States
Latitude 41.9
Longitude -91.7

Return Airport

Destination code MEM
Destination airport name Memphis International Airport
City Memphis, TN
Country the United States
Latitude 35
Longitude -90


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