There are 6 ways to get from Minneapolis to Boston by plane, bus, train 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 to Boston  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Boston (BOS) MSP - BOS

$134 - $439

5 alternative options

Fly to Manchester, bus  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Manchester (MHT) MSP - MHT
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma

$229 - $929

Bus, train  •  31 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$169 - $448

Bus  •  31 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to New York, Ny
  3. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma Ny

$146 - $374

Train  •  31 h 47 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 Boston South Station Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$197 - $573

Drive  •  23 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Boston 1407.5 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Boston is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 23 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Boston is to fly which costs $130 - $440 and takes 4 h 17 min.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Boston is 1127 miles. The road distance is 1407.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Minneapolis to Boston, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Boston. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, Mn and arriving at Boston, Ma via Chicago, Il and New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 32 min.

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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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Map of how to get from Minneapolis to Boston.
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  • Distance: 1127.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 17 min

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

Sun Country Airlines, Delta and five other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Boston via Chicago, Il and New York, Ny in around 31 h 32 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Boston via Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Manchester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Manchester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Boston via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Minneapolis to Manchester via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Minneapolis to Manchester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Manchester via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Manchester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Minneapolis to Manchester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110
Bus from Chicago, Il to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com

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