The cheapest times to fly from YQB to CID are

  • January 8th to February 4th (except the week of January 15th)
  • late March
  • June 4th to August 5th
  • October 15th to November 4th (except the week of October 22nd)

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 YQB to CID is early June. Prices can be as high as $856 for Sunday flights during mid May, or as low as $265 for Tuesday flights around early June.


When to Fly to Cedar Rapids

Flying from Quebec (YQB) to Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA (CID) will usually cost between $287 to $690 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early June with an average ticket price of $325. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $856. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $531 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $469 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YQB to CID flight.

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

YQB to CID Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YQB to CID flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Quebec City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.28, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $205 (30%) 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 $376. Return trip prices are from the CID to YQB 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 YQB to CID can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 53 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from YQB to CID while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport (MSN) in Madison, WI

  • 149 miles (240 km) away from CID
  • Usually 9.38% less expensive than CID
  • 1-layover flights available

See YQB to MSN flights

Destination alternative #2: Waterloo Regional Airport (ALO) in Waterloo, IA

  • 58 miles (93 km) away from CID
  • Usually 5.12% less expensive than CID
  • 1-layover flights available

See YQB to ALO flights

Destination alternative #3: Dubuque Regional Airport (DBQ) in Dubuque, IA

  • 63 miles (101 km) away from CID
  • Usually 5.12% less expensive than CID
  • 1-layover flights available

See YQB to DBQ flights

Destination alternative #4: Des Moines International Airport (DSM) in Des Moines, IA

  • 103 miles (166 km) away from CID
  • Usually 0.64% less expensive than CID
  • 1-layover flights available

See YQB to DSM flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from The Eastern Iowa Airport to Quebec Jean Lesage International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1056 miles or 1699 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YQB to CID flight is about 2 hour 53 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from YQB to CID.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code YQB
Origination airport name Quebec Jean Lesage International Airport
City Quebec
Country Canada
Latitude 46.8
Longitude -71.4

Return Airport

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


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