There are 4 ways to get from Detroit 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  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Minneapolis (MSP) DTW - MSP

$134 - $605

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Chicago, Il 5515 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn 4916 / ...

$53 - $187

2 alternative options

Train  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Wolverine
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak Empire Builder

$118 - $311

Drive  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Minneapolis 698.8 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Minneapolis is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Minneapolis is to fly which costs $130 - $650 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between Detroit and Minneapolis is 545 miles. The road distance is 698.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Detroit to Minneapolis, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Minneapolis. However, there are services departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Minneapolis, Mn via Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 12 min.

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What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Minneapolis, MN, USA?

Delta, Spirit Airlines and three other airlines fly from Detroit to Minneapolis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Detroit to Minneapolis via Chicago, Il in around 14 h 12 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Minneapolis via Lansing
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Minneapolis via Wausau/Marshfield
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Minneapolis via Iron Mountain
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Minneapolis via Appleton
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Minneapolis via Green Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Minneapolis via Traverse City
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Minneapolis via Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Minneapolis via Madison
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Minneapolis via Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Detroit to Minneapolis via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Detroit to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
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
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Downtown Detroit to Chicago
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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