There are 3 ways to get from Denver to Minneapolis by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Minneapolis (MSP) DEN - MSP

$81 - $322

2 alternative options

Bus  •  19 h 7 min

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

$140 - $201

Drive  •  14 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Denver to Minneapolis 918.7 miles

$90 - $130

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No, there is no direct bus from Denver to Minneapolis. However, there are services departing from Denver, CO and arriving at Minneapolis, MN via Des Moines, IA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 7 min.

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The distance between Denver and Minneapolis is 702 miles. The road distance is 918.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Denver to Minneapolis without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Denver to Minneapolis, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Denver to Minneapolis is to fly which takes 3 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 19 h 7 min.

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The quickest flight from Denver Airport to Minneapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Denver to Minneapolis bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Minneapolis, MN station.

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Minneapolis is 1 h ahead of Denver. It is currently 12:11 AM in Denver and 1:11 AM in Minneapolis.

Yes, the driving distance between Denver to Minneapolis is 919 miles. It takes approximately 14 h 10 min to drive from Denver to Minneapolis.

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  • Distance: 702.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 52 min

What companies run services between Denver, CO, USA and Minneapolis, MN, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Denver to Minneapolis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Denver to Minneapolis via Des Moines, IA in around 19 h 7 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Denver to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Denver to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Denver to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Denver to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Denver to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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jeffersonlines.com

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Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Denver Airport to Minneapolis Airport.

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The best way to get from Denver to Denver Airport is to train which takes 37 min and costs .

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