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Recommended option

Fly from Albany  •  4 h 55 min

  1. ALB - MSP

$164 - $704

Cheapest option

Bus  •  30 h 43 min

  1. 251

$140 - $366

4 alternative options

Bus to Hartford, fly  •  8 h 8 min

  1. BDL - MSP

$177 - $810

Train  •  25 h 11 min

  1. Lake Shore Limited
  2. Empire Builder

$180 - $501

Train, Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  28 h 55 min

  1. 966

$198 - $428

Drive  •  20 h 40 min

  1. 1232.1 miles

$120 - $180

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Minneapolis, MN, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Albany to Minneapolis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Albany to Minneapolis via Chicago Union Station Amtrak, St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak, and Union Depot Station in around 25 h 11 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albany to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Albany to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albany to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from Albany to Minneapolis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Albany to Minneapolis via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albany to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Business Coach Seat
$230 - $320
Room
$450 - $650
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albany, Ny to Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $210
Bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - Amtrak to Madison, WI
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Madison to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Albany and Minneapolis is 1582 km. The road distance is 1971 km.

The cheapest way to get from Albany to Minneapolis is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 20 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Albany to Minneapolis is to fly which takes 4 h 55 min and costs $160 - $750.

No, there is no direct bus from Albany to Minneapolis. However, there are services departing from Albany, Ny and arriving at Minneapolis, Mn via New York, Ny and Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 43 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Albany to Minneapolis, including transfers.