There are 5 ways to get from Minneapolis to Duluth by bus, car, plane or shuttle
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Bus • 2h 59m
$29 - $46
Shuttle • 5h 37m
$23 - $24
3 alternative options
Bus via St Paul, Mn • 4h 11m
Drive • 2h 31m
$15 - $22
Fly • 3h 44m
$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.
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Minneapolis to Duluth bus schedules
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Duluth is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2h 31m.
The fastest way to get from Minneapolis to Duluth is to drive. Taking this option will cost $15 - $22 and takes 2h 31m.
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.
The distance between Minneapolis and Duluth is 137 miles. The road distance is 154.9 miles.
The best way to get from Minneapolis to Duluth without a car is to bus which takes 2h 59m and costs $28 - $50.
It takes approximately 2h 59m to get from Minneapolis to Duluth, including transfers.
Minneapolis to Duluth bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Minneapolis station.
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.
The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Duluth Airport is the direct flight which takes 47 min.
Minneapolis to Duluth bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Duluth, MN station.
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.
Flights from Minneapolis to Duluth
- Ave. Duration
- 52 min
- Every day
- Estimated price
- $16 - $120
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.
Bus from St Paul, Mn to Duluth Transportation Center West
- Ave. Duration
- 2h 47m
- Once daily
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More Questions & Answers
Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis to Duluth is 155 miles. It takes approximately 2h 31m to drive from Minneapolis to Duluth.
Delta offers flights from Minneapolis Airport to Duluth Airport.
There are 42+ hotels available in Duluth. Prices start at $100 USD per night.
The best way to get from Minneapolis to Minneapolis Airport is to tram which takes 19 min and costs $2 - $3.