There are 9 ways to get from Michigan to Minnesota by plane, bus, 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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Fly from Flint  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Flint (FNT) to Minneapolis (MSP) FNT - MSP

$178 - $508

Cheapest option

Megabus, bus  •  15 h 10 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Downtown Detroit to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN

$63 - $94

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Fly from Detroit  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Minneapolis (MSP) DTW - MSP

$151 - $627

Fly from Lansing  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Lansing (LAN) to Minneapolis (MSP) LAN - MSP

$147 - $470

Line 6 bus to Grand Rapids, fly, line 538 bus  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 6 bus from Division & Library to Kentwood Station - Woodland
  2. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Minneapolis (MSP) GRR - MSP
  3. Take the line 538 bus from MOA Transit Station & Gate D to 86th St W & Garfield Circle

$150 - $1,030

Bus to Saginaw, fly  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Flint to Saginaw, MI
  2. Fly from Saginaw (MBS) to Minneapolis (MSP) MBS - MSP

$197 - $823

Bus  •  14 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Chicago, Il 5515 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn 4916 / ...

$74 - $191

Train  •  15 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Wolverine
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Empire Builder

$118 - $316

Drive  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Minneapolis 698.8 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Michigan to Minnesota is to Megabus and bus which costs $60 - $95 and takes 15 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Michigan to Minnesota is to fly which costs $170 - $550 and takes 2 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Michigan to Minnesota. However, there are services departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Hennepin Ave & 4th St S via Chicago, Il and Hennepin Ave & Maple St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 44 min.

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The distance between Michigan and Minnesota is 516 miles. The road distance is 698.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Michigan to Minnesota without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 44 min and costs $70 - $200.

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It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from Michigan to Minnesota, including transfers.

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Michigan to Minnesota bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Detroit, Mi station.

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The best way to get from Michigan to Minnesota is to fly which takes 2 h 51 min and costs $170 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $200 and takes 14 h 44 min, you could also train, which costs $110 - $320 and takes 15 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Flint Airport to Minneapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Michigan to Minnesota bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Minneapolis, Mn station.

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Map of how to get from Michigan to Minnesota.
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  • Distance: 516.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 51 min

What companies run services between Michigan, USA and Minnesota, USA?

Delta and American Airlines fly from Flint to Bloomington 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Detroit to Minneapolis via Chicago, Il, Minneapolis, Mn, and Hennepin Ave & Maple St in around 14 h 44 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Flint to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Detroit to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Minneapolis via Lansing
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Minneapolis via Iron Mountain
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Minneapolis via Appleton
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Minneapolis via Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Minneapolis via Madison
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Lansing to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Lansing to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Grand Rapids to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,100
Flights from Grand Rapids to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,100
Flights from Saginaw to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Saginaw to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Flint to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Detroit to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Lansing to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Grand Rapids to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Lansing to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Grand Rapids to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $2,300
Flights from Saginaw to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Minneapolis via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Grand Rapids to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $3,100
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Detroit to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
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
Train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
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
Bus operators
The Rapid
Website
ridetherapid.org
Bus from Division & Library to Kentwood Station - Woodland
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
connect.ridetherapid.org
Metro Transit
Phone
+1 612-373-3333
Website
metrotransit.org
Bus from MOA Transit Station & Gate D to 86th St W & Garfield Circle
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrotransit.org
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Flint to Saginaw, MI
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $50
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Flint to Saginaw
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.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 Detroit, Mi to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Downtown Detroit to Chicago
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
megabus.com

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Minnesota is 1 h behind Michigan. It is currently 7:22 PM in Michigan and 6:22 PM in Minnesota.

Yes, the driving distance between Michigan to Minnesota is 699 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 32 min to drive from Michigan to Minnesota.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Flint Airport to Minneapolis Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Minnesota. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Michigan to Flint Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs $30 - $45.

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