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Fly  •  4h 2m

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

$63 - $188

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Bus  •  25h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago Minneapolis
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Atlanta "Greyhound"

$109 - $170

Train, bus  •  26h 38m

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Atlanta "Greyhound"

$137 - $204

Bus via Madison  •  28h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Madison 965
  2. Take the bus from Madison Amtrak Bus Stop to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the bus from Chicago Amtrak to Atlanta

$148 - $217

Drive  •  18h 27m

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Atlanta 1134 miles

$110 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Atlanta is to fly which costs $60 - $190 and takes 4h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Atlanta is to fly which costs $60 - $190 and takes 4h 2m.

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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 via Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 42m.

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It is 913 miles from Minneapolis to Atlanta. It is approximately 1134 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Atlanta without a car is to bus which takes 25h 42m and costs $100 - $170.

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It takes approximately 4h 2m 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 4h 2m and costs $60 - $190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $170 and takes 25h 42m.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Atlanta Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 26m.

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Minneapolis to Atlanta bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Atlanta station.

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Map of how to get from Minneapolis to Atlanta.
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  • Distance: 913.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 2m

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

Spirit Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Atlanta hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Atlanta via Chicago and Chicago in around 25h 42m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Flights from Minneapolis to Atlanta via Green Bay
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Minneapolis to Atlanta via Covington
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Minneapolis to Atlanta via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Atlanta via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
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 to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$230 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Megabus
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 to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $110
Flexible
$110 - $170
Bus from Chicago Amtrak to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $110
Flexible
$110 - $170
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
$40 - $80
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
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
Bus from Madison Amtrak Bus Stop to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Madison, WI-Lake St. to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com

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Atlanta is 1h ahead of Minneapolis. It is currently 6:44 PM in Minneapolis and 7:44 PM in Atlanta.

Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis to Atlanta is 1134 miles. It takes approximately 18h 27m 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 878+ 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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