There are 8 ways to get from Evanston to Minneapolis by subway, plane, train, bus 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

Subway to Chicago Midway, fly to Minneapolis  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the subway from Dempster to Clark/Lake
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Minneapolis (MSP) MDW - MSP

$66 - $281

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN via Minneapolis

$31 - $57

6 alternative options

Subway to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Minneapolis  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the subway from Dempster to Clark/Lake
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Minneapolis (MSP) ORD - MSP

$46 - $212

Train to South Bend, fly to Minneapolis  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Millennium Station to South Bend Airport
  2. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Minneapolis (MSP) SBN - MSP

$156 - $391

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Eau Claire, bus  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Eau Claire (EAU) ORD - EAU
  2. Take the bus from Eau Claire, Wi to Minneapolis, Mn

$137 - $269

Train  •  10 h 10 min

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

$70 - $186

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il to Minneapolis, Mn 4712 / ...

$44 - $114

Drive  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Evanston to Minneapolis 404.7 miles

$35 - $60

What companies run services between Evanston, IL, USA and Minneapolis, MN, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Evanston to Minneapolis 3 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $180 and the journey takes 7 h 48 min. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Evanston to Minneapolis 4 times a day. Tickets cost $29 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h 25 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from South Bend to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from South Bend to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from South Bend to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Eau Claire
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $270
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Air Choice One
Website
airchoiceone.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis via Mason City
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from Millennium Station to South Bend Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
nictd.com
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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Eau Claire, Wi to Minneapolis, Mn
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il to Minneapolis, Mn
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Evanston to Minneapolis?

The distance between Evanston and Minneapolis is 556 km. The road distance is 647 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Evanston to Minneapolis?

The cheapest way to get from Evanston to Minneapolis is to bus which costs $30 - $60 and takes 10 h 42 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Evanston to Minneapolis?

The quickest way to get from Evanston to Minneapolis is to subway and fly which takes 4 h 3 min and costs $65 - $290.

Is there a direct bus between Evanston and Minneapolis?

No, there is no direct bus from Evanston to Minneapolis. However, there are services departing from Paulina & Howard Terminal and arriving at Minneapolis, MN via Michigan & South Water and Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 42 min.

How long does it take to get from Evanston to Minneapolis?

It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Evanston to Minneapolis, including transfers.