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

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Fly  •  3h 59m

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Atlanta (ATL) MSP - ATL

$58 - $268

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Bus  •  23h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago Minneapolis
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Atlanta - Marta Civic Center Chicago

$90 - $140

Train, bus  •  24h 27m

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Atlanta - Marta Civic Center Chicago

$116 - $176

Train, bus via Minneapolis, MN  •  27h 16m

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Atlanta, Ga 1151 / ...

$129 - $198

Bus via Madison  •  28h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Madison 965
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Atlanta, Ga

$168 - $224

Drive  •  18h 30m

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Atlanta 1134.8 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Atlanta is to bus which costs $90 - $140 and takes 23h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Atlanta is to fly which costs $55 - $270 and takes 3h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Atlanta. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, MN and arriving at Atlanta - Marta Civic Center via Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 45m.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Atlanta is 913 miles. The road distance is 1134.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Atlanta without a car is to bus which takes 23h 45m and costs $90 - $140.

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It takes approximately 3h 59m to get from Minneapolis to Atlanta, including transfers.

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Minneapolis to Atlanta bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Minneapolis, MN station.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Atlanta is to fly which takes 3h 59m and costs $55 - $270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $140 and takes 23h 45m.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Atlanta Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 23m.

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What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Atlanta, GA, USA?

Delta, Spirit Airlines and Southwest Airlines fly from Minneapolis to Atlanta hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Atlanta via Chicago in around 23h 45m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Minneapolis to Atlanta via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Minneapolis to Atlanta via Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Minneapolis to Atlanta via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Minneapolis to Atlanta via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Minneapolis to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Atlanta via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$230 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Atlanta - Marta Civic Center
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Book at
megabus.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 Chicago Amtrak, Il to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $110
Flexible
$110 - $160
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Madison
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com

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Minneapolis to Atlanta bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Atlanta - Marta Civic Center station.

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Atlanta is 1h ahead of Minneapolis. It is currently 9:53 AM in Minneapolis and 10:53 AM in Atlanta.

Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis to Atlanta is 1135 miles. It takes approximately 18h 30m to drive from Minneapolis to Atlanta.

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Spirit Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to Atlanta Airport.

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There are 765+ hotels available in Atlanta. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Minneapolis Airport is to line 10 bus which takes 18 min and costs $15.

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