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

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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Bus, fly  •  5h 50m

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

$158 - $639

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Bus, Megabus  •  17h 58m

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

$91 - $135

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Bus, train  •  17h 22m

  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

$143 - $350

Bus  •  18h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Take the bus from St Paul, Mn to Chicago, Il
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Detroit, Mi

$98 - $230

Drive  •  11h 55m

  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 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Mankato to Detroit is to bus and fly which costs $150 - $650 and takes 5h 50m.

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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 Glumack Dr & Terminal 1/Lindbergh Upper, St Paul, MN and Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 58m.

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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 17h 22m and costs $140 - $350.

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It takes approximately 5h 50m 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 40m.

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

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

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  • Distance: 568.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 50m

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

You can take a bus from Mankato to Detroit via MSP Airport, Glumack Dr & Terminal 1/Lindbergh Upper, Union Depot Station & Terminal, St Paul, MN, and Chicago in around 17h 58m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Minneapolis to Detroit via Iron Mountain
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Minneapolis to Detroit via Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Minneapolis to Detroit via Green Bay
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
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
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
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 St Paul, MN to Chicago
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Downtown Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
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megabus.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 St Paul, Mn to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from Chicago, Il to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80

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Yes, the driving distance between Mankato to Detroit is 716 miles. It takes approximately 11h 55m to drive from Mankato to Detroit.

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

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There are 155+ hotels available in Detroit. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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