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

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Fly  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Fort Wayne (FWA) MSP - FWA

$207 - $1,248

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Bus Megabus  •  15 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Rolling Prairie, IN
  3. Take the bus from Rolling Prairie, IN to Fort Wayne, IN

$68 - $111

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  14 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Gary, In
  3. Take the bus from Gary, IN to Ft Wayne, IN

$75 - $182

Train, bus via Elkhart, IN  •  15 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Elkhart Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Elkhart, IN to Ft Wayne, IN

$120 - $278

Train, bus  •  15 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Ft Wayne, IN Chicago / ...

$90 - $240

Drive  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Fort Wayne 571.8 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Fort Wayne is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 10 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Fort Wayne is to fly which costs $200 - $1,300 and takes 3 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Fort Wayne. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, Mn and arriving at Coldwater Rd. across from Northeast Dr. via Chicago, Il, Gary, IN and Northbound on Lafayette @ Wayne St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 37 min.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Fort Wayne is 492 miles. The road distance is 571.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Fort Wayne without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 37 min and costs $75 - $190.

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Minneapolis to Fort Wayne, including transfers.

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Minneapolis to Fort Wayne bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Minneapolis, Mn station.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Fort Wayne is to fly which takes 3 h 23 min and costs $200 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $190 and takes 14 h 37 min.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Fort Wayne Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 47 min.

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Minneapolis to Fort Wayne bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, arrive at Ft Wayne, IN station.

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Map of how to get from Minneapolis to Fort Wayne.
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  • Distance: 491.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Fort Wayne, IN, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Minneapolis to Fort Wayne every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Fort Wayne via Chicago, Il, Gary, In, Gary, IN, Ft Wayne, IN, and Northbound on Lafayette @ Wayne St. in around 14 h 37 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Fort Wayne via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $2,900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Fort Wayne
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $2,800
Flights from Minneapolis to Fort Wayne via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $2,800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Fort Wayne via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $2,300
Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
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 to Elkhart Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110
Bus from Chicago, Il to Gary, In
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Gary, IN to Ft Wayne, IN
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Elkhart, IN to Ft Wayne, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Ft Wayne, IN
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Book at
hoosierride.com
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Gary, IN to Fort Wayne, IN
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Fort Wayne, IN
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Rolling Prairie, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Rolling Prairie, IN to Fort Wayne, IN
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Book at
baronsbus.com

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Fort Wayne is 1 h ahead of Minneapolis. It is currently 9:02 PM in Minneapolis and 10:02 PM in Fort Wayne.

Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis to Fort Wayne is 572 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 10 min to drive from Minneapolis to Fort Wayne.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to Fort Wayne Airport.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Fort Wayne. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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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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