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There are 9 ways to get from Boston to Minneapolis by plane, train, bus, ferry, night 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.

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Fly from Boston  •  4h 49m

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

$134 - $439

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Bus  •  31h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Chicago Nyc
  3. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN

$112 - $183

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Train to Providence, fly  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the train from South Station to Providence
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Minneapolis (MSP) PVD - MSP

$141 - $514

Bus to Hyannis, fly  •  8h 12m

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Barnstable Airport, Hyannis, MA
  2. Fly from Hyannis (HYA) to Minneapolis (MSP) HYA - MSP

$116 - $484

Ferry to Provincetown, fly  •  8h 25m

  1. Take the ferry from World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA to MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA
  2. Fly from Provincetown (PVC) to Minneapolis (MSP) PVC - MSP

$134 - $526

Bus to Hartford, fly  •  7h 20m

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

$169 - $780

Train  •  31h 31m

  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

$155 - $221

Bus, night bus  •  33h 55m

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

$151 - $224

Drive  •  23h 15m

  1. Drive from Boston to Minneapolis 1407.3 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Minneapolis is to bus which costs $110 - $190 and takes 31h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Minneapolis is to fly which costs $130 - $440 and takes 4h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Minneapolis. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA and arriving at Minneapolis, MN via New York, NY, Clark & Cermak and Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 25m.

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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 bus which takes 31h 25m and costs $110 - $190.

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It takes approximately 4h 49m 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 South Station, Boston, MA.

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The best way to get from Boston to Minneapolis is to fly which takes 4h 49m and costs $130 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $190 and takes 31h 25m, you could also train, which costs $150 - $230 and takes 31h 31m.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Minneapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 9m.

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

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Map of how to get from Boston to Minneapolis.
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  • Distance: 1127.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 49m

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

Delta, JetBlue Airways and five other airlines fly from Boston to Minneapolis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Minneapolis via New York, New York, NY, Chicago, Clark & Cermak, Clark & Harrison, and Chicago in around 31h 25m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Hyannis to Minneapolis via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Hyannis to Minneapolis via Martha's Vineyard, Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Hyannis to Minneapolis via Nantucket, Boston
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Provincetown to Minneapolis via Boston, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Hyannis to Minneapolis via Boston
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Hyannis to Minneapolis via Martha's Vineyard, Boston
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Provincetown to Minneapolis via Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Provincetown to Minneapolis via Boston, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $110
First Class
$80 - $200
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $310
Train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$230 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Barnstable Airport, Hyannis, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.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 Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Bus from New York, Ny to Chicago Amtrak, Il
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $190
Night bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $110
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New York
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $100
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GoTo Bus
Ferry operators
Bay State Cruise Company
Phone
+1 617-748-1428
Website
baystatecruisecompany.com
Ferry from World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA to MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
baystatecruisecompany.com
Boston Harbor Cruises
Website
bostonharborcruises.com
Ferry from Boston to Provincetown Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$61
Schedules at
bostonharborcruises.com

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Minneapolis is 1h behind Boston. It is currently 1:19 AM in Boston and 12:19 AM in Minneapolis.

Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Minneapolis is 1407 miles. It takes approximately 23h 15m to drive from Boston to Minneapolis.

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

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There are 364+ hotels available in Minneapolis. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 14m and costs $1 - $6.

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