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

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Fly  •  4 h 4 min

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

$75 - $276

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Bus Megabus  •  23 h 55 min

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

$97 - $140

Train, bus Megabus  •  24 h 42 min

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

$129 - $271

Bus Greyhound USA  •  27 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN - U. of Minnesota to Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St to Chicago, IL - Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Atlanta, Ga

$161 - $295

Train, bus Greyhound USA  •  27 h 18 min

  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 / ...

$137 - $363

Drive  •  18 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Atlanta 1134.3 miles

$110 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Atlanta is to bus which costs $95 - $140 and takes 23 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Atlanta is to fly which costs $75 - $280 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Atlanta station. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, MN and arriving at Marta Civic Center Station - Nb via Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 55 min.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Atlanta is 913 miles. The road distance is 1134.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Atlanta without a car is to bus which takes 23 h 55 min and costs $95 - $140.

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min 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 4 h 4 min and costs $75 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $95 - $140 and takes 23 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Atlanta Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Minneapolis to Atlanta.
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  • Distance: 913.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

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

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Atlanta hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Atlanta via Chicago in around 23 h 55 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Atlanta via Rochester
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Minneapolis to Atlanta via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
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
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
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Book at
megabus.com
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN - U. of Minnesota to Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St to Chicago, IL - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.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, Il to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
Bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180

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Atlanta is 1 h ahead of Minneapolis. It is currently 8:58 PM in Minneapolis and 9:58 PM in Atlanta.

Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis to Atlanta is 1134 miles. It takes approximately 18 h 34 min 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 473+ hotels available in Atlanta. 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 $2 - $3.

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