There are 7 ways to get from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Niagara Falls by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Buffalo, line 40 bus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Buffalo (BUF) MSP - BUF
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$158 - $445

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Bus, train  •  26 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from St Paul, MN to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Toronto - Royal York Hotel
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls

$108 - $258

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Fly to Toronto, train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Toronto (YYZ) MSP - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls

$234 - $586

Fly to Rochester, train  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Rochester (ROC) MSP - ROC
  2. Take the train from Rochester to Niagara Falls Station

$192 - $477

Train  •  23 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls Station

$163 - $463

Bus  •  24 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from St Paul, Mn to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Toronto, On
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, On to Niagara Falls, On 317

$111 - $288

Drive  •  15 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Niagara Falls 928.5 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 15 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Niagara Falls is to fly and line 40 bus which costs $150 - $450 and takes 5 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from Marshall Ave & Otis Ave and arriving at Niagara Falls, On via St Paul, Mn, Chicago, Il and Toronto, On. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 38 min.

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The distance between Minneapolis–Saint Paul and Niagara Falls is 717 miles. The road distance is 928.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Niagara Falls without a car is to train which takes 23 h 11 min and costs $160 - $470.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from St Paul, Mn station.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Niagara Falls is to train which takes 23 h 11 min and costs $160 - $470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $290 and takes 24 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Buffalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 7 min.

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Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Niagara Falls, On station.

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Map of how to get from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 717.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

What companies run services between Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN, USA and Niagara Falls, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Niagara Falls via Union Depot Station, St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot, Chicago Union Station, Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak, and Buffalo in around 23 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Niagara Falls via Union Depot Station & Terminal, St Paul, Mn, Chicago, Il, and Toronto, On in around 24 h 38 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Minneapolis to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Minneapolis to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Rochester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Minneapolis to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Minneapolis to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Rochester
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Rochester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Minneapolis to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Minneapolis to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Rochester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Minneapolis to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Buffalo via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$90 - $130
Train from Rochester to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $140
Train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$21 - $30
Economy
$25 - $35
Economy Plus
$40 - $60
Business
$35 - $50
Business Plus/Sleeper
$65 - $90
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 Rochester Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
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 Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
NFTA
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.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
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from Chicago, Il to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Toronto, On to Niagara Falls, On
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Megabus Canada
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Niagara Falls, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$13 - $19
Online Fare
$14 - $29
Standard Fare
$23 - $35
Refundable
$26 - $40
Bus from Chicago, IL to Toronto - Royal York Hotel
Ave. Duration
12 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130

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Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Niagara Falls is 929 miles. It takes approximately 15 h 43 min to drive from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Niagara Falls.

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

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There are 466+ hotels available in Niagara Falls. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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