There are 5 ways to get from Charlotte 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  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Minneapolis (MSP) CLT - MSP

$173 - $605

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  30 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte to Atlanta GA
  2. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Chicago
  3. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN

$106 - $177

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  29 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Chicago, Il
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn

$138 - $357

Train  •  36 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak

$226 - $625

Drive  •  19 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Charlotte to Minneapolis 1166 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charlotte to Minneapolis is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 19 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charlotte to Minneapolis is to fly which costs $170 - $650 and takes 4 h 27 min.

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The distance between Charlotte and Minneapolis is 944 miles. The road distance is 1166 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Charlotte to Minneapolis, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charlotte to Minneapolis. However, there are services departing from Charlotte, Nc and arriving at Minneapolis, Mn via Atlanta, Ga and Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 53 min.

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What companies run services between Charlotte, NC, USA and Minneapolis, MN, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Charlotte to Minneapolis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charlotte to Minneapolis via Atlanta, Ga and Chicago, Il in around 29 h 53 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlotte to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Charlotte to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,700
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlotte Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Room
$220 - $320
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$450 - $650
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
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 Charlotte, Nc to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Charlotte to Atlanta GA
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Chicago
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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