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

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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

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Bus Megabus  •  11 h 29 min

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

$50 - $84

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Train, bus  •  11 h 58 min

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

$83 - $246

Drive  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to DeKalb 376.1 miles

$35 - $55

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

$60 - $271

Fly to Chicago Midway, train, bus  •  6 h 13 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

$80 - $340

Fly to Moline, bus  •  6 h 25 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 9 min

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

$158 - $472

Questions & Answers

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.

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The distance between Minneapolis and DeKalb is 311 miles. The road distance is 376.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to DeKalb without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 7 min and costs .

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

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

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 24 min.

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Minneapolis to DeKalb bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Dekalb station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis to DeKalb is 376 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to drive from Minneapolis to DeKalb.

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Air Choice One, American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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Book your Minneapolis to DeKalb bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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Map of how to get from Minneapolis to DeKalb.
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  • Distance: 311 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 7 min

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 O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Minneapolis to Moline
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Minneapolis to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
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

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 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 to Chicago Union Station
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 - $220
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Naperville
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrarail.com
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 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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