There are 7 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  •  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 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN

$37 - $57

5 alternative options

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  4 h 12 min

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

$48 - $211

Train to South Bend, fly  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Van Buren St. to South Bend Airport
  2. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Minneapolis (MSP) SBN - MSP

$156 - $391

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Evanston to Minneapolis is to bus which costs $35 - $60 and takes 10 h 54 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 3 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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It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Evanston to Minneapolis, including transfers.

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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 Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 54 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Minneapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Evanston to Minneapolis.
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  • Distance: 347.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 3 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 $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 $35 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h 25 min.

Airlines
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 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
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 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from South Bend to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from South Bend to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
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 South Bend to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 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
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from Van Buren St. to South Bend Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
nictd.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
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
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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
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110

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