There are 6 ways to get from Minneapolis to Ann Arbor by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Detroit  •  3 h 54 min

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

$139 - $614

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Bus Megabus  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI 5509 / 5534 / ...

$62 - $120

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Fly to Lansing, bus  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Lansing (LAN) MSP - LAN
  2. Take the bus from Lansing, Mi to Ann Arbor, Mi

$158 - $500

Bus Greyhound USA  •  14 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il 4909 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Ann Arbor, Mi 5530 / ...

$74 - $179

Train  •  14 h 21 min

  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 Ann Arbor Amtrak Wolverine

$112 - $303

Drive  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Ann Arbor 652.1 miles

$60 - $95

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No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Ann Arbor. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, Mn and arriving at Ann Arbor, Mi via Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 19 min.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Ann Arbor is 514 miles. The road distance is 652.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Ann Arbor without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Minneapolis to Ann Arbor, including transfers.

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Minneapolis to Ann Arbor bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Minneapolis, Mn station.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Ann Arbor is to fly which takes 3 h 54 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14 h 19 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 14 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Minneapolis to Ann Arbor bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Ann Arbor, Mi station.

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Ann Arbor is 1 h ahead of Minneapolis. It is currently 1:23 PM in Minneapolis and 2:23 PM in Ann Arbor.

Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis to Ann Arbor is 652 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 48 min to drive from Minneapolis to Ann Arbor.

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  • Distance: 514.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Ann Arbor, MI, USA?

Delta, Spirit Airlines and three other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Ann Arbor hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Ann Arbor via Chicago, Il in around 14 h 19 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Minneapolis to Detroit via Lansing
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Minneapolis to Detroit via Iron Mountain
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Minneapolis to Detroit via Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Minneapolis to Detroit via Wausau/Marshfield
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Minneapolis to Lansing
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $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 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 Ann Arbor Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Bus operators
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 Lansing, Mi to Ann Arbor, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110
Bus from Chicago, Il to Ann Arbor, Mi
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $70
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70

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Spirit Airlines and Delta offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to Detroit Airport.

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Book your Minneapolis to Ann Arbor bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 110+ hotels available in Ann Arbor. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Minneapolis Airport is to tram which takes 18 min and costs .

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