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There are 8 ways to get from Boston to Minnesota by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Boston to Minneapolis  •  5 h 32 min

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

$136 - $443

7 alternative options

Fly Boston to Duluth  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Duluth (DLH) BOS - DLH

$204 - $908

Fly Boston to Rochester  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Rochester (RST) BOS - RST

$179 - $417

Bus to Hartford, fly to Minneapolis  •  8 h 5 min

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

$171 - $797

Train  •  30 h 53 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 - $573

Bus  •  33 h 7 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 to Minneapolis, MN

$137 - $304

Train, Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  34 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Chicago, IL to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin
  3. Take the bus from Madison to Minneapolis, MN 966

Drive  •  23 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Minneapolis 1407.3 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Minnesota is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 23 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Minnesota is to fly which costs $130 - $450 and takes 5 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Minnesota. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at Minneapolis, MN via New York, Ny and Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 7 min.

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The distance between Boston and Minnesota is 1196 miles. The road distance is 1407.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Minnesota without a car is to train which takes 30 h 53 min and costs $200 - $600.

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It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Boston to Minnesota, including transfers.

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Boston to Minnesota 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 Minnesota is to fly which takes 5 h 32 min and costs $130 - $450. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $200 - $600 and takes 30 h 53 min, you could also bus, which costs $130 - $310 and takes 33 h 7 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Minneapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 11 min.

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Boston to Minnesota bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Minneapolis, MN station.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Minnesota.
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  • Distance: 1196.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Minnesota, USA?

Sun Country Airlines, Delta and four other airlines fly from Boston to Bloomington 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 53 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Boston to Duluth via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Boston to Duluth via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Boston to Duluth via New York JFK, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Boston to Duluth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Boston to Duluth via Cleveland, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Duluth via Newark, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Hartford to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
+1 215-856-7924
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.

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
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $210
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
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
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
Bus from Chicago, IL to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.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
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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Minnesota is 1 h behind Boston. It is currently 11:43 PM in Boston and 10:43 PM in Minnesota.

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

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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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There are four+ hotels available in Minnesota. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs $2 - $6.

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