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 24 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

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

Delta flies from Cedar Rapids to Minneapolis 3 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 24 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cedar Rapids and Minneapolis is 355 km. The road distance is 441 km.

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

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

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 Washington Av S SE corner via Cedar Rapids,IA, Ames, IA and Burnsville Transit Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 24 min.

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