There are 5 ways to get from Mankato to Detroit by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus, fly  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Detroit (DTW) MSP - DTW

$78 - $349

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Bus, train  •  18h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit Amtrak Station

$128 - $189

Bus  •  19h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
  3. Take the bus from Chicago to Downtown Detroit

$104 - $147

Bus via Madison  •  22h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN to Madison 965
  3. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park to Chicago Union Station
  4. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - Amtrak to Detroit, MI - 1001 Howard Street

$141 - $201

Drive  •  11h 46m

  1. Drive from Mankato to Detroit 716.4 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Mankato to Detroit is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 11h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Mankato to Detroit is to bus and fly which costs $75 - $350 and takes 5h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mankato to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Mankato, MN and arriving at Downtown Detroit via Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, Minneapolis, MN and Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 39m.

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The distance between Mankato and Detroit is 569 miles. The road distance is 716.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Mankato to Detroit without a car is to bus and train which takes 18h 3m and costs $120 - $190.

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It takes approximately 5h 52m to get from Mankato to Detroit, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 38m.

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Mankato to Detroit bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Downtown Detroit station.

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  • Distance: 568.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 52m

What companies run services between Mankato, MN, USA and Detroit, MI, USA?

You can take a bus from Mankato to Detroit via MSP Airport, Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, Minneapolis, MN, and Chicago in around 19h 39m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Detroit via Iron Mountain
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Detroit via Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Detroit via Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Detroit via La Crosse
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$230 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Land to Air Express
Website
landtoairexpress.com
Bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
landtoairexpress.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Downtown Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
megabus.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN to Madison
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Chicago, IL - Amtrak to Detroit, MI - 1001 Howard Street
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$45 - $65
Online Fare
$26 - $40
Advanced Purchase
$30 - $50
Standard Fare
$44 - $49
Refundable
$53 - $57

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Detroit is 1h ahead of Mankato. It is currently 6:49 PM in Mankato and 7:49 PM in Detroit.

Yes, the driving distance between Mankato to Detroit is 716 miles. It takes approximately 11h 46m to drive from Mankato to Detroit.

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Spirit Airlines and Delta offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to Detroit Airport.

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There are 184+ hotels available in Detroit. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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