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There are 4 ways to get from Kansas City to Minneapolis by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Minneapolis (MSP) MCI - MSP

$124 - $364

Cheapest option

Bus via Terminal 1 Lindbergh Station  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN 802

$82 - $111

2 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Minneapolis, MN 802 / ...

$80 - $120

Drive  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Minneapolis 439.4 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Minneapolis is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kansas City to Minneapolis is to fly which costs $120 - $370 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kansas City, MO and arriving at Minneapolis, MN. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h.

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The distance between Kansas City and Minneapolis is 414 miles. The road distance is 439.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Minneapolis without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 41 min and costs $80 - $120.

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Kansas City to Minneapolis, including transfers.

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Kansas City to Minneapolis bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Kansas City, MO station.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Minneapolis is to fly which takes 3 h 52 min and costs $120 - $370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $120 and takes 8 h 41 min.

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

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Kansas City to Minneapolis bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Minneapolis, MN station.

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  • Distance: 414.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 52 min

What companies run services between Kansas City, MO, USA and Minneapolis, MN, USA?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Kansas City to Minneapolis every 4 hours. Alternatively, Jefferson Lines operates a bus from Kansas City to Minneapolis once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $110 and the journey takes 8 h 15 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Kansas City to Minneapolis via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Kansas City to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
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Bus from Kansas City, MO to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Kansas City to Minneapolis is 439 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 9 min to drive from Kansas City to Minneapolis.

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Kansas City Airport to Minneapolis Airport.

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There are 293+ hotels available in Minneapolis. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Kansas City Airport is to line 229 bus which takes 56 min and costs $2.

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