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There are 6 ways to get from Albuquerque to Minneapolis by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4h 10m

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

$173 - $384

5 alternative options

Bus  •  27h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque, NM to Denver
  2. Take the bus from Denver, CO to Des Moines, IA
  3. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Minneapolis, MN 802 / ...

$187 - $268

Train, bus  •  29h

  1. Take the train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Kansas City Union Station Southwest Chief
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Minneapolis, MN 802 / ...

$205 - $469

Bus via Oklahoma City, Ok  •  29h 30m

  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  •  35h 35m

  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 - $685

Drive  •  20h 50m

  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 20h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Albuquerque to Minneapolis is to fly which costs $170 - $390 and takes 4h 10m.

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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 Denver, CO and Des Moines, IA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 9m.

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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 bus which takes 27h 9m and costs $180 - $270.

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It takes approximately 4h 10m to get from Albuquerque to Minneapolis, including transfers.

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Albuquerque to Minneapolis bus services, operated by EPLA Limo Express, depart from Albuquerque, NM station.

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Minneapolis is to fly which takes 4h 10m and costs $170 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $180 - $270 and takes 27h 9m, you could also train, which costs $240 - $700 and takes 35h 35m.

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The quickest flight from Albuquerque Airport to Minneapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 32m.

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

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Map of how to get from Albuquerque to Minneapolis.
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  • Distance: 987.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 10m

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 Denver, Denver, CO, and Des Moines, IA in around 27h 9m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Minneapolis via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $470
Flights from Albuquerque to Minneapolis via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Minneapolis via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $410
Flights from Albuquerque to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $410
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Albuquerque to Minneapolis via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Kansas City Union Station
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
Frequency
Once 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
26h 2m
Frequency
Once 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
7h 48m
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
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Albuquerque, NM to Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Oklahoma City, OK to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
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
11h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140

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Minneapolis is 1h ahead of Albuquerque. It is currently 9:31 PM in Albuquerque and 10:31 PM in Minneapolis.

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

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Delta, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Albuquerque Airport to Minneapolis Airport.

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There are 303+ hotels available in Minneapolis. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Albuquerque Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 12m and costs $1.

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