There are 5 ways to get from Minneapolis to Albert Lea by bus, car 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

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 19 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

3 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Albert Lea 97.5 miles

$9 - $14

Fly to Mason City, bus  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Mason City (MCW) MSP - MCW
  2. Take the bus from Mason City, IA to Albert Lea, MN

$63 - $98

Fly to Rochester  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Rochester (RST) MSP - RST

$152 - $801

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

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

Jefferson Lines operates a bus from Minneapolis to Albert Lea hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. Alternatively, Delta flies from Minneapolis to Albert Lea 4 times a day.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Rochester
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Air Choice One
Website
airchoiceone.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Mason City
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $120
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Burnsville, MN to Albert Lea, MN
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Mason City, IA to Albert Lea, MN
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules 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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