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There are 4 ways to get from Minneapolis to Forest City by bus, night bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Clear Lake Jct., IA 801

$92 - $123

Cheapest option

Night bus, taxi  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the night bus from Minneapolis, MN to Clear Lake Jct., IA 805
  2. Take a taxi from Clear Lake Jct., IA to Forest City

$91 - $122

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Forest City 137.7 miles

$13 - $20

Fly  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Mason City (MCW) MSP - MCW

$102 - $143

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The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Forest City is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Forest City is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Forest City is 121 miles. The road distance is 137.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Forest City without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 10 min and costs $90 - $130.

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Minneapolis to Forest City, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Forest City is to bus which takes 3 h 10 min and costs $90 - $130. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $100 - $150 and takes 2 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Mason City Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis to Forest City is 138 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to drive from Minneapolis to Forest City.

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Air Choice One offers flights from Minneapolis Airport to Mason City Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Forest City. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 120.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

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

Jefferson Lines operates a bus from Minneapolis to Forest City once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min. Alternatively, Air Choice One flies from Minneapolis to Forest City twice daily.

Airlines
Air Choice One
Website
airchoiceone.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Mason City
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Clear Lake Jct., IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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jeffersonlines.com
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Taxi from Clear Lake Jct., IA to Forest City
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$60 - $80

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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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