There are 5 ways to get from Mankato to South Dakota by car, bus or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Drive, bus  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Mankato to Fairmont, MN
  2. Take the bus from Fairmont, MN to Sioux Falls, SD 701

$51 - $68

4 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Mankato to Sioux Falls 168.4 miles

$16 - $24

Bus, fly to Aberdeen  •  4 h 15 min

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

$248 - $1,253

Bus, fly to Sioux Falls  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Sioux Falls (FSD) MSP - FSD

$138 - $479

Bus, fly to Rapid City  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Rapid City (RAP) MSP - RAP

$235 - $492

Questions & Answers

The distance between Mankato and South Dakota is 317 miles. The road distance is 168.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Mankato to South Dakota, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Aberdeen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 12 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mankato to South Dakota is 168 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to drive from Mankato to South Dakota.

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Delta offers flights from Minneapolis Airport to Aberdeen Airport.

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Map of how to get from Mankato to South Dakota.
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  • Distance: 316.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

What companies run services between Mankato, MN, USA and South Dakota, USA?

There is no direct connection from Mankato to Sioux Falls. However, you can take the drive to Fairmont, MN, take the bus to Sioux Falls, SD, then take the taxi to Sioux Falls. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Sioux Falls.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Minneapolis to Sioux Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Rapid City
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Rapid City via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Fairmont, MN to Sioux Falls, SD
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
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

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