There are 5 ways to get from Calgary to Minneapolis by plane, bus, car or train

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Fly  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Minneapolis (MSP) YYC - MSP

$220 - $561

4 alternative options

Bus, drive, Amtrak Thruway, train  •  47 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Trail
  2. Drive from Trail to Kettle Falls, WA
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Kettle Falls, WA to Spokane, WA
  4. Take the train from Spokane Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot

$254 - $749

Bus, train  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Coquitlam, BC
  2. Take the bus from Coquitlam, Bc to Everett, Wa
  3. Take the train from Everett Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot

$292 - $822

Bus  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Coquitlam, BC
  2. Take the bus from Coquitlam, Bc to Seattle, Wa
  3. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Missoula, Mt
  4. Take the bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT 948
  5. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Minneapolis, MN 702 / ...

$343 - $623

Drive  •  20 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Calgary to Minneapolis 1293.4 miles

$170 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Calgary to Minneapolis is to drive which costs $220 - $330 and takes 20 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calgary to Minneapolis is to fly which costs $280 - $750 and takes 5 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calgary to Minneapolis. However, there are services departing from Calgary, AB and arriving at Minneapolis, MN via Coquitlam, Bc, Seattle, Wa, Missoula, MT and Billings, MT. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 7 h.

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The distance between Calgary and Minneapolis is 1682 km. The road distance is 2069.5 km.

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The best way to get from Calgary to Minneapolis without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 days 7 h and costs $370 - $1,100.

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It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Calgary to Minneapolis, including transfers.

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Calgary to Minneapolis bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Calgary, AB station.

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The best way to get from Calgary to Minneapolis is to fly which takes 5 h 43 min and costs $280 - $750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $440 - $850 and takes 2 days 7 h.

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The quickest flight from Calgary Airport to Minneapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 42 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Calgary to Minneapolis.
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  • Distance: 1051.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 43 min

What companies run services between Calgary, AB, Canada and Minneapolis, MN, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Calgary to Minneapolis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calgary to Minneapolis via Coquitlam, BC, Coquitlam, Bc, Seattle, Wa, Missoula, Mt, Missoula, MT, and Billings, MT in around 2 days 7 h.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Calgary to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
Flights from Calgary to Minneapolis via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Calgary to Minneapolis via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Calgary to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
Flights from Calgary to Minneapolis via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Calgary to Minneapolis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,500
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 Spokane Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
Ave. Duration
28 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$330 - $470
Business Coach Seat
$390 - $550
Room
$700 - $1,000
Train from Everett Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
Ave. Duration
36 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$390 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$470 - $650
Room
$800 - $1,200
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Calgary, AB to Trail
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$75 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130
Bus from Calgary, AB to Coquitlam, BC
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $80
Online Fare
$70 - $100
Standard Fare
$90 - $130
Refundable
$95 - $140
Amtrak Thruway

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
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Kettle Falls, WA to Spokane, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
amtrak.com
Gold Line
Website
gold-line.us
Bus from Kettle Falls, WA to Spokane Intermodal, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Schedules at
gold-line.us
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 Coquitlam, Bc to Everett, Wa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Coquitlam, Bc to Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Missoula, Mt
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Billings, MT to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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Minneapolis is 1 h ahead of Calgary. It is currently 4:29 PM in Calgary and 5:29 PM in Minneapolis.

Yes, the driving distance between Calgary to Minneapolis is 2070 km. It takes approximately 20 h 56 min to drive from Calgary to Minneapolis.

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United Airlines, WestJet and Delta offer flights from Calgary Airport to Minneapolis Airport.

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There are 287+ hotels available in Minneapolis. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Calgary to Calgary Airport is to line 300 bus which takes 35 min and costs $10.

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