There are 5 ways to get from Buffalo to Minneapolis by plane, bus, train 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  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Minneapolis (MSP) BUF - MSP

$156 - $439

Cheapest option

Bus  •  20 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh 248
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Chicago, Il
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn

$99 - $261

3 alternative options

Train  •  21 h 16 min

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

$161 - $451

Train, bus  •  26 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Buffalo to Toronto
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Chicago, IL
  3. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN

$102 - $262

Drive  •  15 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Minneapolis 946.8 miles

$90 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Minneapolis is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 15 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Minneapolis is to fly which costs $150 - $440 and takes 3 h 55 min.

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The distance between Buffalo and Minneapolis is 733 miles. The road distance is 946.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Buffalo to Minneapolis, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buffalo to Minneapolis. However, there are services departing from Buffalo, Ny and arriving at Minneapolis, Mn via Cleveland, Oh and Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 53 min.

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What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and Minneapolis, MN, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Buffalo to Minneapolis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Buffalo to Minneapolis via Cleveland, Oh and Chicago, Il in around 20 h 53 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$75 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130

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