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There are 7 ways to get from Evanston to Minneapolis by subway, plane, train, bus or car

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Subway to Chicago Midway, fly  •  4 h 8 min

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

$66 - $281

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Bus Megabus  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN

$37 - $57

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Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Evanston to Clybourn
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Minneapolis (MSP) ORD - MSP

$50 - $214

Bus to Milwaukee, fly  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Airport
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Minneapolis (MSP) MKE - MSP

$140 - $379

Train  •  10 h 6 min

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

$66 - $178

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 53 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

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The cheapest way to get from Evanston to Minneapolis is to bus which costs $35 - $60 and takes 10 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Evanston to Minneapolis is to subway and fly which costs $65 - $290 and takes 4 h 8 min.

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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 & Washington and Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 57 min.

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The distance between Evanston and Minneapolis is 347 miles. The road distance is 404.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Evanston to Minneapolis without a car is to train which takes 10 h 6 min and costs $65 - $180.

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Evanston to Minneapolis, including transfers.

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Evanston to Minneapolis bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il station.

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The best way to get from Evanston to Minneapolis is to train which takes 10 h 6 min and costs $65 - $180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $60 and takes 10 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Minneapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Evanston to Minneapolis bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Minneapolis, Mn station.

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  • Distance: 347.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 8 min

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 $60 - $170 and the journey takes 7 h 24 min. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Evanston to Minneapolis 4 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h 40 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 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 Milwaukee to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Milwaukee to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 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
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Evanston to Clybourn
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Glenview Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $170
Room
$280 - $390
Bus operators
Coach USA
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il to Minneapolis, Mn
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110

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Yes, the driving distance between Evanston to Minneapolis is 405 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to drive from Evanston to Minneapolis.

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Minneapolis Airport.

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There are 279+ hotels available in Minneapolis. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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