There are 10 ways to get from Illinois to Minnesota by plane, bus, car or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Peoria to Minneapolis  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Peoria (PIA) to Minneapolis (MSP) PIA - MSP

$187 - $885

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Bus Megabus  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN

$37 - $57

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Fly Chicago Midway to Minneapolis, line 538 bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Minneapolis (MSP) MDW - MSP
  2. Take the line 538 bus from MOA Transit Station & Gate D to 86th St W & Garfield Circle

$66 - $281

Line 608 bus, line 600 bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Minneapolis, line 538 bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 608 bus from Roselle/Schaumburg to Kimberly Dr & Mall Dr
  2. Take the line 600 bus from Northwest Transportation Center to Rosemont CTA Station
  3. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Minneapolis (MSP) ORD - MSP
  4. Take the line 538 bus from MOA Transit Station & Gate D to 86th St W & Garfield Circle

$50 - $214

Drive to Madison, fly to Minneapolis  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Rockford to Madison
  2. Fly from Madison (MSN) to Minneapolis (MSP) MSN - MSP

$121 - $368

Line 608 bus, line 600 bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Rochester  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 608 bus from Roselle/Schaumburg to Kimberly Dr & Mall Dr
  2. Take the line 600 bus from Northwest Transportation Center to Rosemont CTA Station
  3. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Rochester (RST) ORD - RST

$163 - $718

Line 608 bus, line 600 bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Duluth  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the line 608 bus from Roselle/Schaumburg to Kimberly Dr & Mall Dr
  2. Take the line 600 bus from Northwest Transportation Center to Rosemont CTA Station
  3. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Duluth (DLH) ORD - DLH

$98 - $319

Train  •  9 h 52 min

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

$69 - $186

Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn 4712 / ...

$51 - $120

Drive  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Minneapolis 412.2 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Illinois to Minnesota. However, there are services departing from Loomis & Cermak and arriving at Minneapolis, MN via Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 44 min.

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The distance between Illinois and Minnesota is 487 miles. The road distance is 412.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Illinois to Minnesota without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Illinois to Minnesota, including transfers.

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Illinois to Minnesota bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Chicago station.

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The best way to get from Illinois to Minnesota is to fly which takes 2 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 44 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 9 h 52 min.

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The quickest flight from Peoria Airport to Minneapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Illinois to Minnesota bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Minneapolis, MN station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Illinois to Minnesota is 412 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to drive from Illinois to Minnesota.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Peoria Airport to Minneapolis Airport.

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Map of how to get from Illinois to Minnesota.
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  • Distance: 487.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 49 min

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

Delta and American Airlines fly from Peoria to Bloomington twice daily. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Chicago to Minneapolis 4 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h 25 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Peoria to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 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 Madison to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rochester via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Duluth
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $310
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Peoria to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
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
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
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
Metro Transit
Phone
+1 612-373-3333
Website
metrotransit.org
Bus from MOA Transit Station & Gate D to 86th St W & Garfield Circle
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrotransit.org
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Roselle/Schaumburg to Kimberly Dr & Mall Dr
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Bus from Northwest Transportation Center to Rosemont CTA Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.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 Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110

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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 Illinois to Peoria Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs .

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