There are 4 ways to get from Minneapolis to Apostle Islands by bus or plane

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Bus, travel  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis to Duluth, MN 907
  2. Take the bus from Duluth Transportation Center East to Ashland
  3. Travel from Ashland to Apostle Islands

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Fly to Ironwood, travel  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Ironwood (IWD) MSP - IWD
  2. Travel from Ironwood to Apostle Islands

Fly to Rhinelander, travel  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Rhinelander (RHI) MSP - RHI
  2. Travel from Rhinelander to Apostle Islands

Fly to Duluth, bus, travel  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Duluth (DLH) MSP - DLH
  2. Take the bus from Duluth Transportation Center East to Ashland
  3. Travel from Ashland to Apostle Islands

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The distance between Minneapolis and Apostle Islands is 186 miles.

The best way to get from Minneapolis to Apostle Islands without a car is to bus and travel which takes 6 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 26 min to get from Minneapolis to Apostle Islands, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Ironwood Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Air Choice One offers flights from Minneapolis Airport to Ironwood Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Apostle Islands. Prices start at $100 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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Map of how to get from Minneapolis to Apostle Islands.
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  • Distance: 185.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 26 min

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Apostle Islands, WI, USA?

There is no direct connection from Minneapolis to Apostle Islands. However, you can take the bus to Duluth, MN, take the walk to Grand Ave & 46 AW - IB, take the line 1 bus to Duluth Transportation Center East, take the bus to Ashland, then take the travel to Apostle Islands. Alternatively, you can take the tram to Terminal 1 Lindbergh Station, take the walk to Minneapolis airport, fly to Ironwood, then take the travel to Apostle Islands.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Rhinelander
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Minneapolis to Duluth
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Air Choice One
Website
airchoiceone.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Ironwood
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $220
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis to Duluth, MN
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Duluth Transportation Center East to Ashland
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com

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