There are 5 ways to get from New Orleans to Minneapolis by plane, train, bus or car

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What companies run services between New Orleans, LA, USA and Minneapolis, MN, USA?

Spirit Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from New Orleans to Minneapolis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from New Orleans to Minneapolis via Chicago Union Station Amtrak and Union Depot Station in around 28 h 46 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to Minneapolis via St. Louis
Avg. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from New Orleans to Minneapolis via Kansas City
Avg. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from New Orleans to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Avg. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from New Orleans to Minneapolis via Nashville
Avg. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from New Orleans to Minneapolis via Atlanta
Avg. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New Orleans to Minneapolis
Avg. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New Orleans to Minneapolis
Avg. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Avg. Duration
19 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak
Avg. Duration
7 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN
Avg. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
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Bus from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX
Avg. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Schedules at
megabus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Houston, TX to Dallas, TX
Avg. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Dallas, TX to Oklahoma City, OK
Avg. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Oklahoma City, OK to Minneapolis, MN
Avg. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from New Orleans to Minneapolis?

The distance between New Orleans and Minneapolis is 1694 km. The road distance is 1965 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Minneapolis?

The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Minneapolis is to drive which costs $150 and takes 20 h 44 min.

What is the fastest way to get from New Orleans to Minneapolis?

The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Minneapolis is to fly which takes 4 h 45 min and costs $220.

Is there a direct bus between New Orleans and Minneapolis?

No, there is no direct bus from New Orleans to Minneapolis. However, there are services departing from New Orleans, LA and arriving at Minneapolis, MN via Houston, TX, Dallas, TX and Oklahoma City, OK. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from New Orleans to Minneapolis?

It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from New Orleans to Minneapolis, including transfers.