There are 6 ways to get from Minneapolis to El Paso by plane, night bus, train, bus or car

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

Recommended option

Fly  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to El Paso (ELP) MSP - ELP

$144 - $605

5 alternative options

Night bus, train, bus  •  33 h 35 min

  1. Take the night bus from Minneapolis, MN to Kansas City, MO 805
  2. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center
  3. Take the bus from Albuquerque, NM to El Paso, TX

$241 - $517

Bus via Dallas, Tx  •  33 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Kansas City, MO 801 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to El Paso, Tx

$196 - $421

Bus  •  40 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Des Moines, IA 801 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Monroe, IA
  3. Take the bus from Monroe, IA to Denver, CO
  4. Take the bus from Denver to El Paso, TX

$220 - $322

Train  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Empire Builder
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to El Paso Union Depot Amtrak Texas Eagle

$297 - $933

Drive  •  24 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to El Paso 1489.7 miles

$140 - $220

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and El Paso, TX, USA?

United Airlines, Frontier Airlines and three other airlines fly from Minneapolis to El Paso hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to El Paso via Kansas City, MO, Kansas City, Mo, and Dallas, Tx in around 33 h 52 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to El Paso via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Minneapolis to El Paso via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to El Paso via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to El Paso via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Minneapolis to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
18 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
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 Amtrak to El Paso Union Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 0 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$230 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$420 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Room
$900 - $1,300
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Night bus from Minneapolis, MN to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Burnsville, MN to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Albuquerque, NM to El Paso, TX
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Bus from Denver to El Paso, TX
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from Dallas, Tx to El Paso, Tx
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Monroe, IA
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Monroe, IA to Denver, CO
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Minneapolis and El Paso is 1863 km. The road distance is 2383 km.

The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to El Paso is to drive which costs $140 - $220 and takes 24 h 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to El Paso is to fly which takes 7 h 34 min and costs $140 - $650.

No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to El Paso. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, MN and arriving at El Paso, Tx via Kansas City, Mo and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 52 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 34 min to get from Minneapolis to El Paso, including transfers.