There are 9 ways to get from East Lansing to Minneapolis by bus, plane, 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

Line 01 bus, line 14 bus to Lansing, fly  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the line 01 bus from WBD Gr. River past MAC AVE to CATA Trans Center
  2. Take the line 14 bus from CATA Trans Center to EBD Grand River past Waverly
  3. Fly from Lansing (LAN) to Minneapolis (MSP) LAN - MSP

$147 - $468

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  16 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Lansing to Chicago, IL 1482-25 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN

$56 - $111

7 alternative options

Bus to Detroit, fly  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing Marriott to DTW McNamara Terminal
  2. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Minneapolis (MSP) DTW - MSP

$155 - $635

Bus to Flint, fly  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing, MI to Flint Airport
  2. Fly from Flint (FNT) to Minneapolis (MSP) FNT - MSP

$153 - $478

Line 01 bus, bus, line 6 bus to Grand Rapids, fly  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 01 bus from WBD Gr. River past MAC AVE to CATA Trans Center
  2. Take the bus from Lansing, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi
  3. Take the line 6 bus from Central Station to Kentwood Station - Woodland
  4. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Minneapolis (MSP) GRR - MSP

$159 - $1,137

Train to Kalamazoo, fly  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from East Lansing Amtrak to Kalamazoo Amtrak
  2. Fly from Kalamazoo (AZO) to Minneapolis (MSP) AZO - MSP

$241 - $611

Train  •  14 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from East Lansing Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Blue Water
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak Empire Builder

$108 - $294

Bus Greyhound USA  •  15 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing Marriott to Blake Transit Center
  2. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Chicago, Il
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn

$86 - $205

Drive  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Drive from East Lansing to Minneapolis 638.2 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from East Lansing to Minneapolis is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 10 h 35 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from East Lansing to Minneapolis is to line 01 bus and line 14 bus and fly which costs $140 - $470 and takes 4 h 46 min.

More details

The distance between East Lansing and Minneapolis is 466 miles. The road distance is 638.2 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from East Lansing to Minneapolis, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from East Lansing to Minneapolis. However, there are services departing from East Lansing Marriott and arriving at Minneapolis, Mn via Blake Transit Center, Ann Arbor, Mi and Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 22 min.

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

You can take a train from East Lansing to Minneapolis via SBD Harrison before Service Rd, East Lansing Amtrak, Chicago Union Station Amtrak, St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak, and Union Depot Station in around 14 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Lansing to Minneapolis via Blake Transit Center, Amtrak Station, Ann Arbor, Mi, and Chicago, Il in around 15 h 22 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Lansing to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Lansing to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
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
Flights from Flint to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Grand Rapids to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,100
Flights from Grand Rapids to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,100
Flights from Kalamazoo to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Kalamazoo to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Lansing to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Flint to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Grand Rapids to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $2,300
Flights from Kalamazoo to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Lansing to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
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
Flights from Flint to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Grand Rapids to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Kalamazoo to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $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
Flights from Grand Rapids to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $3,100
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Detroit to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from East Lansing Amtrak to Kalamazoo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from East Lansing Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $280
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
Capital Area Transportation Authority
Phone
+1 517-394-1100
Website
cata.org
Bus from WBD Gr. River past MAC AVE to CATA Trans Center
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cata.org
Bus from CATA Trans Center to EBD Grand River past Waverly
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cata.org
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from East Lansing Marriott to DTW McNamara Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
Bus from East Lansing Marriott to Blake Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from East Lansing, MI to Flint Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Lansing to Grand Rapids, MI
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Lansing to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
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 Lansing, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
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
Rapid Transport
Phone
+1 616-456-7514
Website
ridetherapid.org
Bus from Central Station to Kentwood Station - Woodland
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ridetherapid.org

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