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There are 7 ways to get from Mankato to Grand Rapids by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus, fly to Grand Rapids  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Grand Rapids (GRR) MSP - GRR

$166 - $1,137

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Bus Megabus  •  18h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Take the bus from St Paul, MN to Chicago
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Grand Rapids, MI

$93 - $150

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Bus, fly to Lansing  •  7h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Lansing (LAN) MSP - LAN
  3. Take the bus from Lansing, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi

$180 - $528

Bus, fly to Kalamazoo  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Kalamazoo (AZO) MSP - AZO
  3. Take the bus from Kalamazoo to Grand Rapids, MI

$247 - $644

Bus, train  •  16h 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 Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station

$128 - $315

Bus Greyhound USA  •  16h 58m

  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 Kalamazoo, Mi
  4. Take the bus from Kalamazoo to Grand Rapids, MI

$97 - $255

Drive  •  10h 14m

  1. Drive from Mankato to Grand Rapids 611.1 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Mankato to Grand Rapids is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 10h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Mankato to Grand Rapids is to bus and fly which costs $160 - $1,200 and takes 5h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mankato to Grand Rapids. However, there are services departing from Mankato, MN and arriving at Grand Rapids, MI via Glumack Dr & Terminal 1/Lindbergh Upper, St Paul, Mn, Chicago, Il and Kalamazoo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 58m.

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The distance between Mankato and Grand Rapids is 428 miles. The road distance is 611.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Mankato to Grand Rapids without a car is to bus and train which takes 16h 22m and costs $120 - $320.

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

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

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Grand Rapids Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 26m.

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Mankato to Grand Rapids bus services, operated by Indian Trails, arrive at Grand Rapids, MI station.

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Grand Rapids is 1h ahead of Mankato. It is currently 4:29 AM in Mankato and 5:29 AM in Grand Rapids.

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  • Distance: 428 miles
  • Duration: 5h 52m

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

You can take a bus from Mankato to Grand Rapids via MSP Airport, Glumack Dr & Terminal 1/Lindbergh Upper, St Paul, Mn, Chicago, Il, Kalamazoo, Mi, and Kalamazoo in around 16h 58m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,100
Flights from Minneapolis to Lansing
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Minneapolis to Lansing via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Minneapolis to Kalamazoo
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $2,300
Flights from Minneapolis to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Minneapolis to Kalamazoo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Minneapolis to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Minneapolis to Kalamazoo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Grand Rapids via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $3,100
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 Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
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
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 Lansing, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
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 Kalamazoo, Mi
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Lansing to Grand Rapids, MI
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Kalamazoo to Grand Rapids, MI
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $55
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Grand Rapids, MI
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Mankato to Grand Rapids is 611 miles. It takes approximately 10h 14m to drive from Mankato to Grand Rapids.

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American Airlines, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to Grand Rapids Airport.

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