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There are 6 ways to get from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Marfa by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Midland/Odessa, bus  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Midland/Odessa (MAF) MSP - MAF
  2. Take the bus from Midland/Odessa Airport to Marfa, TX

$291 - $1,153

Cheapest option

Fly to Del Rio, train  •  13 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Del Rio (DRT) MSP - DRT
  2. Take the train from Del Rio Amtrak Station to Alpine Amtrak Station

$274 - $1,026

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Alpine Amtrak Station Texas Eagle

$327 - $893

Bus, train  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from St Paul, MN to Chicago
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Alpine Amtrak Station Texas Eagle

$299 - $771

Bus  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Oklahoma City, OK 801
  2. Take the bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Phoenix, Az
  3. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Ft Stockton, Tx
  4. Take the bus from Ft Stockton, Tx to Marfa, TX

Drive  •  24 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Marfa 1421.5 miles

$130 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Marfa is to drive which costs $130 - $210 and takes 24 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Marfa is to fly and bus which costs $290 - $1,200 and takes 11 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Marfa. However, there are services departing from Marshall Ave & Montrose Place and arriving at Marfa, TX via Hennepin Ave & Uptown Station - Gate B, Minneapolis, MN, Oklahoma City, Ok, Phoenix, Az and Ft Stockton, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 10 h.

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The distance between Minneapolis–Saint Paul and Marfa is 1176 miles. The road distance is 1421.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Marfa without a car is to train which takes 2 days 7 h and costs $320 - $900.

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It takes approximately 11 h 20 min to get from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Marfa, including transfers.

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Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Marfa bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Minneapolis, MN station.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Marfa is to train which takes 2 days 7 h and costs $320 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 10 h.

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There is no direct flight from Minneapolis Airport to Midland/Odessa Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Marfa bus services, operated by All Aboard America, arrive at Marfa, TX station.

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Map of how to get from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Marfa.
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  • Distance: 1176.3 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 20 min

What companies run services between Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN, USA and Marfa, TX, USA?

You can take a train from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Marfa via Union Depot Station, St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot, Chicago Union Station, and Alpine Amtrak Station in around 2 days 7 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Marfa via Uptown Station & Terminal, Hennepin Ave & Uptown Station - Gate B, Hennepin Ave & 9th St S, Minneapolis, MN, Oklahoma City, OK, Oklahoma City, Ok, Phoenix, Az, and Ft Stockton, Tx in around 2 days 10 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Midland/Odessa via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Minneapolis to Midland/Odessa via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Minneapolis to Del Rio via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Del Rio via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Midland/Odessa via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Minneapolis to Midland/Odessa via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Midland/Odessa via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Minneapolis to Midland/Odessa via Kansas City, Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Del Rio Amtrak Station to Alpine Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 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
Train from Chicago Union Station to Alpine Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
44 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$450 - $650
Room
$800 - $1,200
Bus operators
All Aboard America
Website
allaboardamerica.com
Bus from Midland/Odessa Airport to Marfa, TX
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
allaboardamerica.com
Bus from Ft Stockton, Tx to Marfa, TX
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
allaboardamerica.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Oklahoma City, OK
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Book at
jeffersonlines.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 Oklahoma City, Ok to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
20 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
Bus from Phoenix, Az to Ft Stockton, Tx
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170

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Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Marfa is 1422 miles. It takes approximately 24 h 5 min to drive from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Marfa.

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Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to Midland/Odessa Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Marfa. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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