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There are 5 ways to get from Minneapolis to Denver by plane, night bus, bus or car

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Fly  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Denver (DEN) MSP - DEN

$81 - $322

4 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  18 h 39 min

  1. Take the night bus from Minneapolis, MN to Des Moines, IA 805
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Denver, CO 1401

$138 - $196

Bus  •  19 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis to Des Moines, IA 201
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Denver, CO 1401

$140 - $199

Bus via Minneapolis, MN  •  19 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Des Moines, IA 801 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Denver, CO 1401

$141 - $199

Drive  •  14 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Denver 919 miles

$90 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Denver is to drive which costs $90 - $130 and takes 14 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Denver is to fly which costs $80 - $330 and takes 4 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Denver. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, MN and arriving at Denver, CO via Des Moines, IA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 39 min.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Denver is 702 miles. The road distance is 919 miles.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Denver without a car is to night bus and bus which takes 18 h 39 min and costs $130 - $200.

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Minneapolis to Denver, including transfers.

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Minneapolis to Denver bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Minneapolis, MN station.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Denver is to fly which takes 4 h 14 min and costs $80 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $200 and takes 19 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Denver Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Minneapolis to Denver bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, arrive at Denver, CO station.

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Map of how to get from Minneapolis to Denver.
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  • Distance: 702.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Denver, CO, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Denver hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Denver via Des Moines, IA in around 19 h 15 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Night bus from Minneapolis, MN to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Burlington Trailways

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Denver is 1 h behind Minneapolis. It is currently 11:35 PM in Minneapolis and 10:35 PM in Denver.

Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis to Denver is 919 miles. It takes approximately 14 h 10 min to drive from Minneapolis to Denver.

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Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to Denver Airport.

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There are 376+ hotels available in Denver. Prices start at $88 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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