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There are 5 ways to get from Minneapolis to Duluth by bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  2h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis to Duluth, MN 907

$29 - $46

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  5h 37m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Minneapolis - Terminal 2 Humphrey Station to Duluth International Airport Duluth / ...

$23 - $24

3 alternative options

Bus via St Paul, Mn  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the bus from St Paul, Mn to Duluth Transportation Center West

Drive  •  2h 31m

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Duluth 154.9 miles

$15 - $22

Fly  •  3h 44m

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Duluth (DLH) MSP - DLH

$34 - $325

Minneapolis to Duluth by bus

The bus journey time between Minneapolis and Duluth is around 3h 7m and covers a distance of around 159 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 3h 6m. Operated by Jefferson Lines and Duluth Transit Authority, the Minneapolis to Duluth bus service departs from Minneapolis and arrives in Superior St & 06 AW - Lib. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
3h 7m
Fastest bus time:
3h 6m
Bus distance:
159 miles
Buses per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$29
Carbon emissions:
31 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
17:55
Last bus departs at:
17:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Minneapolis to Duluth bus schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Duluth is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Duluth is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Duluth is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Duluth is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2h 31m.

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The fastest way to get from Minneapolis to Duluth is to drive. Taking this option will cost $15 - $22 and takes 2h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Duluth. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis and arriving at Superior St & 06 AW - Lib via Grand Ave & 44 AW. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 59m.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Duluth is 137 miles. The road distance is 154.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Duluth without a car is to bus which takes 2h 59m and costs $28 - $50.

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It takes approximately 2h 59m to get from Minneapolis to Duluth, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Duluth is to bus which takes 2h 59m and costs $28 - $50. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $30 - $330 and takes 3h 44m.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Duluth Airport is the direct flight which takes 47 min.

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Minneapolis to Duluth bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Duluth, MN station.

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Map of how to get from Minneapolis to Duluth.
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  • Distance: 137.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 59m

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Duluth, MN, USA?

Jefferson Lines operates a bus from Minneapolis to Duluth, MN once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $45 and the journey takes 2h 35m. Alternatively, Delta flies from Minneapolis to Duluth every 4 hours.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Duluth
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $120
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis to Duluth, MN
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from St Paul, Mn to Duluth Transportation Center West
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
LandLine
Phone
1 (888) 428-1149
Email
info@landline.com
Website
landline.com
Shuttle from Minneapolis - Terminal 2 Humphrey Station to Duluth International Airport
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
landline.com
Book at
landline.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis to Duluth is 155 miles. It takes approximately 2h 31m to drive from Minneapolis to Duluth.

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Delta offers flights from Minneapolis Airport to Duluth Airport.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Minneapolis Airport is to tram which takes 19 min and costs $2 - $3.

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