There are 4 ways to get from Cedar Rapids to Minneapolis by plane, 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Minneapolis (MSP) CID - MSP

$153 - $414

Cheapest option

Bus via Burnsville, MN  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Cedar Rapids,IA to Ames, IA 1485
  2. Take the bus from Ames, IA to Burnsville, MN 802 / ...

$73 - $110

2 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Cedar Rapids,IA to Ames, IA 1485
  2. Take the bus from Ames, IA to Mall of America - Bloomington, MN 202

$73 - $110

Drive  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Cedar Rapids to Minneapolis 275.7 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cedar Rapids to Minneapolis is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cedar Rapids to Minneapolis is to fly which costs $150 - $420 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The distance between Cedar Rapids and Minneapolis is 222 miles. The road distance is 275.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Cedar Rapids to Minneapolis, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cedar Rapids to Minneapolis. However, there are services departing from Gtc and arriving at 2 Av S at 6 St S NE corner via Cedar Rapids,IA, Ames, IA and Burnsville Transit Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 21 min.

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The best way to get from Cedar Rapids to Minneapolis without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 21 min and costs $70 - $110.

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Map of how to get from Cedar Rapids to Minneapolis.
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  • Distance: 222.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

What companies run services between Cedar Rapids, IA, USA and Minneapolis, MN, USA?

Delta flies from Cedar Rapids to Minneapolis 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cedar Rapids to Minneapolis via Cedar Rapids Airport, Cedar Rapids,IA, Ames, IA, Burnsville, MN, and Burnsville Transit Station in around 9 h 21 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Ames, IA to Burnsville, MN
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Ames, IA to Mall of America - Bloomington, MN
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com

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