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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Minneapolis (MSP) ABQ - MSP

$173 - $384

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  27 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Kansas City Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Des Moines, IA 802 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Albert Lea, MN 806 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Albert Lea, MN to Minneapolis, MN 702 / ...

$227 - $491

Bus  •  29 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Oklahoma City, Ok 1342 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oklahoma City, OK to Minneapolis, MN 802

$195 - $335

Train  •  35 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Chicago Union Station Southwest Chief
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Empire Builder

$240 - $684

Drive  •  20 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Albuquerque to Minneapolis 1339.1 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Albuquerque to Minneapolis is to drive which costs $130 - $190 and takes 20 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albuquerque to Minneapolis is to fly which costs $170 - $390 and takes 4 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albuquerque to Minneapolis. However, there are services departing from Albuquerque, Nm and arriving at Minneapolis, MN via Oklahoma City, OK. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 30 min.

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The distance between Albuquerque and Minneapolis is 988 miles. The road distance is 1339.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Minneapolis without a car is to train and bus which takes 27 h 33 min and costs $220 - $500.

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It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Albuquerque to Minneapolis, including transfers.

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Albuquerque to Minneapolis bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Albuquerque, Nm station.

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Minneapolis is to fly which takes 4 h 39 min and costs $170 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $190 - $340 and takes 29 h 30 min, you could also train, which costs $240 - $700 and takes 35 h 33 min.

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The quickest flight from Albuquerque Airport to Minneapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 48 min.

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Albuquerque to Minneapolis bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Minneapolis, MN station.

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Minneapolis is 1 h ahead of Albuquerque. It is currently 5:23 PM in Albuquerque and 6:23 PM in Minneapolis.

Yes, the driving distance between Albuquerque to Minneapolis is 1339 miles. It takes approximately 20 h 50 min to drive from Albuquerque to Minneapolis.

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  • Distance: 987.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 39 min

What companies run services between Albuquerque, NM, USA and Minneapolis, MN, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Albuquerque to Minneapolis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Albuquerque to Minneapolis via Oklahoma City, Ok and Oklahoma City, OK in around 29 h 30 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Minneapolis via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $470
Flights from Albuquerque to Minneapolis via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Minneapolis via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $410
Flights from Albuquerque to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $410
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Minneapolis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $410
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
26 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$300 - $440
Business Coach Seat
$360 - $500
Room
$650 - $950
Train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
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
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Albert Lea, MN
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Albert Lea, MN to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Oklahoma City, OK to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Oklahoma City, Ok
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140

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