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Recommended option

Fly to Austin  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Austin (AUS) MSP - AUS

$183 - $607

5 alternative options

Fly to Killeen, drive  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Killeen (GRK) MSP - GRK
  2. Drive from Killeen to Austin

$188 - $863

Fly to San Antonio, bus  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to San Antonio (SAT) MSP - SAT
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx

$208 - $640

Bus  •  26 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Oklahoma City, OK 801
  2. Take the bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Austin, Tx 831

$192 - $318

Train  •  38 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Empire Builder
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Austin Amtrak Texas Eagle

$227 - $653

Drive  •  18 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Austin 1141.2 miles

$110 - $170

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Austin, TX, USA?

Sun Country Airlines, Delta and four other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Austin hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Austin via Oklahoma City, OK, Oklahoma City, Ok, and Dallas, Tx in around 26 h 37 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Minneapolis to Killeen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Killeen via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to San Antonio via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Minneapolis to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Minneapolis to Killeen via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to San Antonio via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Austin via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,700
Flights from Minneapolis to Austin via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,700
Flights from Minneapolis to San Antonio via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Flights from Minneapolis to San Antonio via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
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 Amtrak to Austin Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$280 - $400
Business Coach Seat
$330 - $470
Room
$600 - $850
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Oklahoma City, OK
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Minneapolis and Austin is 1682 km. The road distance is 1826 km.

The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Austin is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 18 h 39 min.

The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Austin is to fly which takes 4 h 49 min and costs $180 - $650.

No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Austin. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, MN and arriving at Austin, Tx via Oklahoma City, Ok and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 37 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Minneapolis to Austin, including transfers.