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There are 6 ways to get from Colorado to Minnesota by plane, tram, bus, train or car

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Fly Colorado Springs to Minneapolis  •  3h 34m

  1. Fly from Colorado Springs (COS) to Minneapolis (MSP) COS - MSP

$209 - $468

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Tram to Denver, fly to Minneapolis  •  4h 39m

  1. Take the tram from Colfax Station to Peoria Station
  2. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Minneapolis (MSP) DEN - MSP

$86 - $330

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Fly Denver to Duluth  •  6h 51m

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Duluth (DLH) DEN - DLH

$194 - $966

Bus  •  18h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Denver, CO to Des Moines, IA 1402
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Burnsville, MN 802 / ...

$137 - $195

Train, bus  •  22h 43m

  1. Take the train from Denver Union Station to Ottumwa Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Ottumwa, IA to Des Moines, IA
  3. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN 802

$173 - $412

Drive  •  14h 10m

  1. Drive from Denver to Minneapolis 918.7 miles

$90 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Colorado to Minnesota is to drive which costs $90 - $130 and takes 14h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Colorado to Minnesota is to fly which costs $200 - $470 and takes 3h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Colorado to Minnesota. However, there are services departing from Denver, CO and arriving at 2 Av S at Washington Av S SE corner via Des Moines, IA and Burnsville Transit Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 28m.

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The distance between Colorado and Minnesota is 756 miles. The road distance is 918.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Colorado to Minnesota without a car is to bus which takes 18h 28m and costs $130 - $200.

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It takes approximately 3h 34m to get from Colorado to Minnesota, including transfers.

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Colorado to Minnesota bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, depart from Denver, CO station.

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The best way to get from Colorado to Minnesota is to fly which takes 3h 34m and costs $200 - $470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $200 and takes 18h 28m.

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The quickest flight from Colorado Springs Airport to Minneapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Colorado to Minnesota bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Burnsville, MN station.

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Map of how to get from Colorado to Minnesota.
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  • Distance: 756.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 34m

What companies run services between Colorado, USA and Minnesota, USA?

Frontier Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Colorado Springs to Bloomington every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Denver to Minneapolis via Des Moines, IA and Burnsville Transit Station in around 18h 28m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Denver to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Denver to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Colorado Springs to Minneapolis via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Denver to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Denver to Duluth via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Denver to Duluth via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Denver to Duluth via Covington, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Colorado Springs to Minneapolis via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Colorado Springs to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Denver to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Denver to Duluth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Denver to Duluth via Lincoln, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Denver to Duluth via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Denver to Duluth via Des Moines, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Colorado Springs to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Denver to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Colorado Springs to Minneapolis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,100
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Denver to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Denver to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Train operators
Regional Transportation District
Phone
+1 303-299-6000
Website
rtd-denver.com
Tram from Colfax Station to Peoria Station
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
rtd-denver.com
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Denver Union Station to Ottumwa Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Business Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Room
$430 - $600
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Denver, CO to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Ottumwa, IA to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Burnsville, MN
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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Minnesota is 1h ahead of Colorado. It is currently 2:28 AM in Colorado and 3:28 AM in Minnesota.

Yes, the driving distance between Colorado to Minnesota is 919 miles. It takes approximately 14h 10m to drive from Colorado to Minnesota.

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Frontier Airlines, Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Colorado Springs Airport to Minneapolis Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Minnesota. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Colorado to Colorado Springs Airport is to taxi which takes 16m and costs $30 - $45.

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