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There are 3 ways to get from Minneapolis to Albert Lea by bus or car

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Bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Albert Lea, MN 801 / ...

$36 - $48

Cheapest option

Line 460 bus, bus  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the line 460 bus from Marquette Av S at 11 St S SW corner to Burnsville Transit Station 460 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Albert Lea, MN 701 / ...

$34 - $51

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Albert Lea 97.5 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Albert Lea is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Albert Lea is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Albert Lea is 93 miles. The road distance is 97.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Albert Lea without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 52 min and costs $35 - $50.

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Minneapolis to Albert Lea, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis to Albert Lea is 98 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to drive from Minneapolis to Albert Lea.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Albert Lea. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Minneapolis to Albert Lea.
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  • Distance: 92.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 52 min

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Albert Lea, MN, USA?

Jefferson Lines operates a bus from Minneapolis to Albert Lea twice daily. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min.

Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Albert Lea, MN
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Burnsville, MN to Albert Lea, MN
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Minnesota Valley Transit
Phone
+1 952-882-7500
Website
mvta.com
Bus from Marquette Av S at 11 St S SW corner to Burnsville Transit Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
mvta.com
Non-Rush Hour
$2 - $3
Rush Hour
$2 - $4

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