There are 2 ways to get from Mankato to Cottage Grove by bus or car

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Bus, line 54 bus, line 361 bus  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Take the line 54 bus from Glumack Dr & Terminal 1/Lindbergh Upper to 5th St & Wabasha St / Cedar St 54
  3. Take the line 361 bus from 5th St & Wabasha St / Cedar St to Cottage Grove & P&R - Arrive 361

$30 - $44

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Mankato to Cottage Grove 93.4 miles

$9 - $14

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No, there is no direct bus from Mankato to Cottage Grove. However, there are services departing from Mankato, MN and arriving at Cottage Grove & P&R - Arrive via Glumack Dr & Terminal 1/Lindbergh Upper and 5th St & Wabasha St / Cedar St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 37 min.

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The distance between Mankato and Cottage Grove is 70 miles. The road distance is 93.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Mankato to Cottage Grove without a car is to bus and line 54 bus and line 361 bus which takes 3 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Mankato to Cottage Grove, including transfers.

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Mankato to Cottage Grove bus services, operated by Land to Air Express, depart from Mankato, MN station.

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Mankato to Cottage Grove bus services, operated by Metro Transit, arrive at Cottage Grove & P&R - Arrive station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mankato to Cottage Grove is 93 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to drive from Mankato to Cottage Grove.

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There are 77+ hotels available in Cottage Grove. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Mankato to Cottage Grove.
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  • Distance: 70.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 37 min

What companies run services between Mankato, MN, USA and Cottage Grove, MN, USA?

You can take a bus from Mankato to Cottage Grove via MSP Airport, Glumack Dr & Terminal 1/Lindbergh Upper, and 5th St & Wabasha St / Cedar St in around 3 h 37 min.

Bus operators
Land to Air Express
Website
landtoairexpress.com
Bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
landtoairexpress.com
Metro Transit
Phone
+1 612-373-3333
Website
metrotransit.org
Bus from Glumack Dr & Terminal 1/Lindbergh Upper to 5th St & Wabasha St / Cedar St
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrotransit.org
Bus from 5th St & Wabasha St / Cedar St to Cottage Grove & P&R - Arrive
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrotransit.org

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