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There are 11 ways to get from Florida to Minnesota by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Jacksonville

  1. Fly from Jacksonville (JAX) to Minneapolis (MSP)

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Fly from Orlando

  1. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to Minneapolis (MSP)

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Fly from Tampa

  1. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Minneapolis (MSP)

Fly from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International (FLL) to Minneapolis (MSP)

Fly from Miami

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Minneapolis (MSP)

Fly from Ft. Myers

  1. Fly from Ft. Myers (RSW) to Minneapolis (MSP)

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Jacksonville, FL - JTA Intercity Bus Terminal Bay 6 to Atlanta, GA
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta GA to Chicago IL
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis

Bus via Atlanta

  1. Take the bus from Jacksonville to Atlanta
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta to Chicago
  3. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Jacksonville to Melbourne
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne FL to Chicago IL
  3. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis Downtown

Train

  1. Take the train from Jacksonville to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Rockville Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis

Drive

  1. Drive from Jacksonville to Minneapolis

Florida to Minnesota by bus, subway, train and tram

The journey time between Florida and Minnesota is around 32h 22m and covers a distance of around 1515 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 44m. Operated by Jacksonville Transport, Megabus, MARTA and others, the Florida to Minnesota service departs from Beaver St. & Ocean St. and arrives in Government Plaza Station. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Services
32h 22m Average Duration
$167 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Florida to Minnesota is to bus which costs $130 - $200 and takes 40h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Florida to Minnesota is to fly which costs $250 - $850 and takes 5h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florida to Minnesota. However, there are services departing from Beaver St. & Ocean St. and arriving at Minneapolis via Jacksonville, Atlanta and Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38h 26m.

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The distance between Florida and Minnesota is 1458 miles. The road distance is 1483.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Florida to Minnesota without a car is to bus and train which takes 32h 22m and costs $160 - $230.

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It takes approximately 5h 51m to get from Florida to Minnesota, including transfers.

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Florida to Minnesota bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Jacksonville station.

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The best way to get from Florida to Minnesota is to fly which takes 5h 51m and costs $250 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus via Atlanta, which costs $160 - $250 and takes 38h 26m, you could also train, which costs $210 - $330 and takes 44h 15m.

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The quickest flight from Jacksonville Airport to Minneapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 57m.

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Florida to Minnesota bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Minneapolis station.

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Map of how to get from Florida to Minnesota.
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  • Distance: 1458.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 51m

What companies run services between Florida, USA and Minnesota, USA?

Sun Country Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Jacksonville to Bloomington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Jacksonville to Minneapolis via JRTC Bay T, Jacksonville, Atlanta, and Chicago in around 38h 26m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Jacksonville to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Jacksonville to Minneapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Tampa to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Tampa to Minneapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Tampa to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Orlando to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Flights from Orlando to Minneapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $460
Flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International to Minneapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $460
Flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $480
Flights from Miami to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Flights from Miami to Minneapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Flights from Ft. Myers to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Ft. Myers to Minneapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Jacksonville to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Tampa to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Orlando to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,700
Flights from Miami to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $2,000
Flights from Ft. Myers to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Jacksonville to Minneapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $2,200
Flights from Jacksonville to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $2,200
Flights from Tampa to Minneapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $2,500
Flights from Orlando to Minneapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International to Minneapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Miami to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,000
Flights from Miami to Minneapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,000
Flights from Ft. Myers to Minneapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Jacksonville to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Miami to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,900
Flights from Ft. Myers to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Tampa to Minneapolis via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Orlando to Minneapolis via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Miami to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Ft. Myers to Minneapolis via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Orlando to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $850
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Orlando to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Train operators
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$230 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Train from Jacksonville to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
14h 14m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $240
Train from Rockville Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Email
inquiries@megabus.com
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Jacksonville, FL - JTA Intercity Bus Terminal Bay 6 to Atlanta, GA
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Book at
megabus.com
Palmland Bus Lines
Website
palmlandlines.com
Bus from Atlanta GA to Chicago IL
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
palmlandlines.com
Bus from Melbourne FL to Chicago IL
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Schedules at
palmlandlines.com
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 Jacksonville to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $110
Bus from Atlanta to Chicago
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $110
Flexible
$110 - $170
Bus from Chicago to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Bus from Jacksonville to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Chicago to Minneapolis Downtown
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$35 - $65
Adult Advance Purchase
$30 - $45

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Minnesota is 1h behind Florida. It is currently 10:16 PM in Florida and 9:16 PM in Minnesota.

Yes, the driving distance between Florida to Minnesota is 1484 miles. It takes approximately 24h 8m to drive from Florida to Minnesota.

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Sun Country Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Jacksonville Airport to Minneapolis Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Minnesota. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Florida to Jacksonville Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 50 min and costs $1 - $3.

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