There are 11 ways to get from Cincinnati 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 from Covington  •  3 h 56 min

  1. CVG - MSP

$89 - $425

Cheapest option

Megabus, bus  •  14 h 30 min

  1. via Minneapolis

$57 - $94

9 alternative options

Bus to Dayton, fly  •  4 h 57 min

  1. DAY - MSP

$188 - $430

Bus to Lexington, fly  •  5 h 10 min

  1. LEX - MSP

$194 - $868

Bus to Columbus, fly  •  5 h 42 min

  1. CMH - MSP

$182 - $415

Bus to Indianapolis, fly  •  5 h 45 min

  1. IND - MSP

$156 - $397

Megabus, train  •  14 h 47 min

  1. Empire Builder

$97 - $225

Bus, train  •  16 h 26 min

  1. 4970
  2. Empire Builder

$100 - $264

Bus, train via Indianapolis Amtrak  •  17 h 20 min

$119 - $305

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  21 h 31 min

  1. 966

$143 - $196

Drive  •  11 h 45 min

  1. 703.8 miles

$65 - $100

What companies run services between Cincinnati, OH, USA and Minneapolis, MN, USA?

Delta, Frontier Airlines and three other airlines fly from Cincinnati to Minneapolis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cincinnati to Minneapolis via Chicago in around 14 h 30 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Covington to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Covington to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Covington to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Dayton to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Dayton to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Lexington to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Lexington to Minneapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Lexington to Minneapolis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Lexington to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Columbus to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Columbus to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Indianapolis to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Covington to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Columbus to Minneapolis via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Flights from Indianapolis to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Covington to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Dayton to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Lexington to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Lexington to Minneapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Indianapolis to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Covington to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Dayton to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $800
Flights from Lexington to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Covington to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Chicago Amtrak, Il
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from University of Cincinnati to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from University of Cincinnati to Chicago
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - Amtrak to Madison, WI
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Madison to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cincinnati and Minneapolis is 971 km. The road distance is 1126 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cincinnati to Minneapolis is to Megabus and bus which costs $55 - $95 and takes 14 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Cincinnati to Minneapolis is to fly which takes 3 h 56 min and costs $85 - $430.

No, there is no direct bus from Cincinnati to Minneapolis. However, there are services departing from University of Cincinnati and arriving at Minneapolis, MN via Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Cincinnati to Minneapolis, including transfers.