There are 4 ways to get from Minneapolis to Boise by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Boise (BOI) MSP - BOI

$193 - $334

3 alternative options

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  42 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak Empire Builder
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Spokane, WA to Boise, ID 8827 / ...

$227 - $663

Bus  •  43 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Buffalo, WY 701
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, WY to Cheyenne, WY
  3. Take the bus from Cheyenne, Wy to Boise, Id

Drive  •  23 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Boise 1467.2 miles

$140 - $210

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Boise, ID, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Boise hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Boise via Burnsville Transit Station, Burnsville, MN, Buffalo, WY, Cheyenne, WY, and Cheyenne, Wy in around 43 h 5 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Boise
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Boise via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Boise via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Boise via Portland
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Boise via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Boise via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak
Ave. Duration
29 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$330 - $470
Business Coach Seat
$390 - $550
Room
$700 - $1,000
Bus operators
Amtrak Thruway
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Spokane, WA to Boise, ID
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Burnsville, MN to Buffalo, WY
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Express Arrow vehicles
Website
expressarrow.com
Bus from Buffalo, WY to Cheyenne, WY
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
expressarrow.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Cheyenne, Wy to Boise, Id
Ave. Duration
18 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $220

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Minneapolis to Boise?

The distance between Minneapolis and Boise is 1826 km. The road distance is 2347 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Boise?

The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Boise is to drive which costs $140 - $210 and takes 23 h 32 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Minneapolis to Boise?

The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Boise is to fly which takes 5 h 4 min and costs $190 - $340.

Is there a direct bus between Minneapolis and Boise?

No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Boise. However, there are services departing from Marquette Av S at 2 St S NW corner and arriving at Boise, Id via Burnsville, MN, Buffalo, WY and Cheyenne, Wy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 5 min.

How long does it take to get from Minneapolis to Boise?

It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Minneapolis to Boise, including transfers.