There are 7 ways to get from Denver 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  •  3 h 52 min

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

$81 - $322

6 alternative options

Bus Express Arrow vehicles  •  21 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Denver, CO to Omaha, NE
  2. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Sioux Falls, SD 502
  3. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Burnsville, MN 702

$164 - $289

Train, bus via Albert Lea, MN  •  21 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Denver Union Station Amtrak to Ottumwa Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Ottumwa, IA to Monroe, IA
  3. Take the bus from Monroe, IA to Des Moines, IA
  4. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Albert Lea, MN 806 / ...
  5. Take the bus from Albert Lea, MN to Minneapolis, MN 702 / ...

$214 - $455

Train, bus  •  26 h 28 min

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

$185 - $415

Bus Burlington Trailways  •  26 h 33 min

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

$166 - $241

Train  •  28 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Denver Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak California Zephyr
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak Empire Builder

$205 - $577

Drive  •  14 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Denver to Minneapolis 918.7 miles

$90 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Denver to Minneapolis is to drive which costs $90 - $130 and takes 14 h 10 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Denver to Minneapolis is to fly which costs $80 - $330 and takes 3 h 52 min.

More details

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

Get driving directions

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

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Denver to Minneapolis. However, there are services departing from Denver, CO and arriving at 2 Av S at Washington Av S SE corner via Omaha, NE, Sioux Falls, SD and Burnsville Transit Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 25 min.

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

Southwest Airlines, Sun Country Airlines and four other airlines fly from Denver to Minneapolis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Denver to Minneapolis via Omaha, NE, Sioux Falls, SD, Burnsville, MN, and Burnsville Transit Station in around 21 h 25 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
Flights from Denver to Minneapolis via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Denver to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Denver to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Denver to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Denver to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Denver to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Denver Union Station Amtrak to Ottumwa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
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
Train from Denver Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $400
Room
$500 - $750
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
Express Arrow vehicles
Website
expressarrow.com
Bus from Denver, CO to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160
Schedules at
expressarrow.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Denver, CO to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Ottumwa, IA to Monroe, IA
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Monroe, IA to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Ottumwa, IA to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Denver, CO to Monroe, IA
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Sioux Falls, SD
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Burnsville, MN
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Albert Lea, MN
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Albert Lea, MN to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com

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