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

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Fly from Boston  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Minneapolis (MSP) BOS - MSP

$134 - $443

5 alternative options

Bus to Hartford, fly  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
  2. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Minneapolis (MSP) BDL - MSP

$169 - $793

Train  •  30 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Empire Builder

$203 - $572

Train, bus  •  31 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN

$173 - $447

Bus  •  33 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn

$147 - $381

Drive  •  23 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Minneapolis 1407.3 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Minneapolis. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at Minneapolis, Mn via New York, Ny and Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 2 min.

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The distance between Boston and Minneapolis is 1127 miles. The road distance is 1407.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Minneapolis without a car is to train which takes 30 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to get from Boston to Minneapolis, including transfers.

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Boston to Minneapolis bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Minneapolis is to fly which takes 4 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 30 h 51 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 33 h 2 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Minneapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 7 min.

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Boston to Minneapolis bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Minneapolis, Mn station.

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Minneapolis is 1 h behind Boston. It is currently 2:37 AM in Boston and 1:37 AM in Minneapolis.

Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Minneapolis is 1407 miles. It takes approximately 23 h 20 min to drive from Boston to Minneapolis.

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  • Distance: 1127.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 56 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Minneapolis, MN, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Sun Country Airlines and five other airlines fly from Boston to Minneapolis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston to Minneapolis via Chicago Union Station, St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot, and Union Depot Station in around 30 h 51 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
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
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Sun Country Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Air Canada and three other airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Minneapolis Airport.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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