There are 6 ways to get from Minneapolis to Charlotte by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Charlotte (CLT) MSP - CLT

$173 - $605

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Bus via Atlanta GA  •  30 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta GA to Charlotte, NC

$124 - $181

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Bus  •  29 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Toledo, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Charlotte, Nc

$134 - $339

Train, bus  •  29 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Toledo Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Charlotte, Nc

$172 - $463

Train  •  37 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Charlottesville Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak

$222 - $633

Drive  •  19 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Charlotte 1163.6 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Charlotte is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 19 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Charlotte is to fly which costs $170 - $650 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Charlotte. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, Mn and arriving at Charlotte, Nc via Chicago, Il and Toledo, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 12 min.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Charlotte is 944 miles. The road distance is 1163.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Charlotte without a car is to bus which takes 29 h 12 min and costs $130 - $340.

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Minneapolis to Charlotte, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Charlotte is to fly which takes 4 h 26 min and costs $170 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $340 and takes 29 h 12 min, you could also train, which costs $220 - $650 and takes 37 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Charlotte Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 33 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Minneapolis to Charlotte.
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  • Distance: 944.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Charlotte, NC, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Charlotte hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Charlotte via Chicago, Il and Toledo, Oh in around 29 h 12 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Minneapolis to Charlotte via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Charlotte via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Charlotte via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
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 1-800-872-7245
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 Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Chicago Union Station to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$450 - $650
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Room
$220 - $320
Bus operators
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110
Bus from Chicago, Il to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Charlotte, Nc
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $160
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta GA to Charlotte, NC
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Book at
megabus.com

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Charlotte is 1 h ahead of Minneapolis. It is currently 3:19 AM in Minneapolis and 4:19 AM in Charlotte.

Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis to Charlotte is 1164 miles. It takes approximately 19 h 44 min to drive from Minneapolis to Charlotte.

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United Airlines, Delta, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to Charlotte Airport.

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Book your Minneapolis to Charlotte bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 261+ hotels available in Charlotte. Prices start at $71 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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