There are 7 ways to get from Columbus 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 Columbus  •  3 h 31 min

  1. CMH - MSP

$165 - $378

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  20 h 17 min

  1. Schedules 0023 and 0024
  2. via Minneapolis

$66 - $121

5 alternative options

Bus to Dayton, fly  •  5 h 2 min

  1. DAY - MSP

$190 - $433

Bus, train  •  17 h 41 min

  1. 0350 / ...
  2. Empire Builder

$99 - $280

Bus Greyhound USA  •  18 h 8 min

$87 - $228

Bus, train via Toledo Amtrak  •  18 h 14 min

$133 - $351

Drive  •  12 h 48 min

  1. 768.3 miles

$75 - $110

Questions & Answers

The distance between Columbus and Minneapolis is 1009 km. The road distance is 1229 km.

The cheapest way to get from Columbus to Minneapolis is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 12 h 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Columbus to Minneapolis is to fly which takes 3 h 31 min and costs $160 - $380.

No, there is no direct bus from Columbus to Minneapolis. However, there are services departing from Columbus, Oh and arriving at Minneapolis, Mn via Cincinnati, Oh and Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 8 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Columbus to Minneapolis, including transfers.

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

Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Columbus to Minneapolis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Columbus to Minneapolis via Cincinnati, Oh and Chicago, Il in around 18 h 8 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
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 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
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
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
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
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Dayton to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dayton to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $800
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 Toledo Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
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
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Barons Bus
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Dayton Trotwood, OH
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Dayton Trotwood, OH
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Schedules at
hoosierride.com

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