There are 8 ways to get from Minneapolis to DeKalb by bus, train, car or plane

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Recommended option

Bus  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il 4909 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Dekalb 4567 / ...

$58 - $138

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago via Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Dekalb 4567 / ...

$42 - $84

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Naperville
  3. Take the bus from Naperville Rt59 to Dekalb

$79 - $246

Drive  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to DeKalb 376.1 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Chicago Midway, train, bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Chicago Midway (MDW) MSP - MDW
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Naperville
  3. Take the bus from Naperville Rt59 to Dekalb

$76 - $340

Fly to Chicago O'Hare, train, bus  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MSP - ORD
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Naperville
  3. Take the bus from Naperville Rt59 to Dekalb

$56 - $271

Fly to Moline, bus  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Moline (MLI) MSP - MLI
  2. Take the bus from Moline, Il to Dekalb

$170 - $894

Fly to Milwaukee, train, bus  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Milwaukee (MKE) MSP - MKE
  2. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Naperville
  4. Take the bus from Naperville Rt59 to Dekalb

$154 - $472

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and DeKalb, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from Minneapolis to DeKalb via Chicago, Il in around 11 h 7 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Minneapolis to Moline
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Minneapolis to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Minneapolis to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Air Choice One
Website
airchoiceone.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago O'Hare via Mason City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
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 Naperville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Naperville
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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 Dekalb
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Naperville Rt59 to Dekalb
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Bus from Moline, Il to Dekalb
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Minneapolis to DeKalb?

The distance between Minneapolis and DeKalb is 498 km. The road distance is 602 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to DeKalb is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 13 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to DeKalb is to fly and train and bus which takes 6 h 12 min and costs $75 - $340.

Is there a direct bus between Minneapolis and DeKalb?

No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to DeKalb. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, Mn and arriving at Dekalb via Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 7 min.

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

It takes approximately 11 h 7 min to get from Minneapolis to DeKalb, including transfers.