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There are 5 ways to get from Minneapolis to Boston by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 12 min

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

$134 - $439

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Bus D&J Bus  •  30 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to New York
  3. Take the bus from New York to Boston, MA

$154 - $183

Train  •  31 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Boston South Station Lake Shore Limited

$197 - $573

Bus Greyhound USA  •  32 h 6 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 City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station Ny

$146 - $374

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 12 min.

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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 Clark & Harrison, Chicago, IL and New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 24 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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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Boston without a car is to bus which takes 30 h 24 min and costs $150 - $190.

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It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Minneapolis to Boston, including transfers.

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Minneapolis to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Minneapolis, Mn station.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Boston is to fly which takes 4 h 12 min and costs $130 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $190 and takes 30 h 24 min, you could also train, which costs $190 - $600 and takes 31 h 47 min.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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Minneapolis to Boston bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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Map of how to get from Minneapolis to Boston.
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  • Distance: 1127.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 12 min

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

Sun Country Airlines, JetBlue Airways and five other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Boston via Chicago, Clark & Harrison, Clark & Cermak, Chicago, IL, and New York in around 30 h 24 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Boston via Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Boston via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
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
Train from Chicago Union Station to Boston South Station
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
Bus operators
D&J Bus
Bus from Chicago, IL to New York
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
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Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Chicago to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from New York to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.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 Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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
Once daily
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $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
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Boston is 1 h ahead of Minneapolis. It is currently 1:21 PM in Minneapolis and 2:21 PM in Boston.

Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis to Boston is 1408 miles. It takes approximately 23 h 21 min to drive from Minneapolis to Boston.

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Sun Country Airlines, Air Canada, JetBlue Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 767+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $119 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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