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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Badger Bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN - U. of Minnesota to Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison College Connection
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Dubuque, IA 122

$81 - $110

5 alternative options

Bus Jefferson Lines  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Madison 965
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Dubuque, IA 122

$81 - $108

Train, bus  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Portage Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Portage, WI - Amtrak to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin 111
  3. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Dubuque, IA 122

$82 - $168

Drive  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Dubuque 250.7 miles

$24 - $40

Fly to Cedar Rapids, bus  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Cedar Rapids (CID) MSP - CID
  2. Take the bus from Cedar Rapids,IA to Dubuque, IA

$187 - $468

Fly to Madison, bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Madison (MSN) MSP - MSN
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Dubuque, IA

$138 - $385

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Dubuque is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 5 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Dubuque is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 5 h 12 min.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Dubuque is 216 miles. The road distance is 250.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 9 h 5 min to get from Minneapolis to Dubuque, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Dubuque. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, MN - U. of Minnesota and arriving at Dubuque, IA via Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 5 min.

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What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Dubuque, IA, USA?

You can take a bus from Minneapolis to Dubuque via Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison and Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin in around 9 h 5 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Minneapolis to Madison
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Portage Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 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
Bus operators
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN - U. of Minnesota to Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Dubuque, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Bus from Portage, WI - Amtrak to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Madison
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Burlington Trailways

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