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There are 7 ways to get from Minneapolis to House on the Rock by train, car, bus or plane

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Train, drive  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis to Portage Empire Builder
  2. Drive from Portage to House on the Rock

6 alternative options

Bus  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis Bus Station to Madison FlixBus 2548
  2. Take the bus from Madison to Dodgeville, WI 122

Bus via Minneapolis, MN  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Madison 965
  2. Take the bus from Madison to Dodgeville, WI 122

Train, bus  •  10h 14m

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis to Portage
  2. Take the bus from Portage to Madison 111
  3. Take the bus from Madison to Dodgeville, WI 122

Drive  •  4h 45m

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to House on the Rock 257.7 miles

Fly to Madison, bus  •  5h 37m

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Madison (MSN) MSP - MSN
  2. Take the bus from Madison to Dodgeville, WI

Fly to Milwaukee, bus  •  8h 4m

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Milwaukee (MKE) MSP - MKE
  2. Take the bus from Mitchell Airport to Madison, WI-Lake St.
  3. Take the bus from Madison to Dodgeville, WI

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The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to House on the Rock is to train and drive which costs $23 - $140 and takes 7h 33m.

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The fastest way to get from Minneapolis to House on the Rock is to drive which takes 4h 45m and costs $45 - $70.

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The distance between Minneapolis and House on the Rock is 307 miles. The road distance is 257.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to House on the Rock without a car is to bus which takes 8h 11m and costs $70 - $150.

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It takes approximately 7h 33m to get from Minneapolis to House on the Rock, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis to House on the Rock is 258 miles. It takes approximately 4h 45m to drive from Minneapolis to House on the Rock.

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There are 10+ hotels available in House on the Rock. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Minneapolis to House on the Rock.
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  • Distance: 307.5 miles
  • Duration: 7h 33m

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and House on the Rock, WI, USA?

You can take a bus from Minneapolis to House on the Rock via Madison and Dodgeville, WI in around 8h 11m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Madison
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Minneapolis to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis to Portage
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $110
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$9 - $40
Child Coach - short notice
$25 - $40
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$21 - $70
Child Business Class - short notice
$23 - $70
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$30 - $60
Business Seat - advance purchase
$40 - $140
Business Seat - short notice
$50 - $130
Coach Seat - short notice
$27 - $110
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
+1 (855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Minneapolis Bus Station to Madison
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $85
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult
$24 - $85
Bus from Milwaukee Mitchell Airport to Madison
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $45
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult
$9 - $45
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Madison to Dodgeville, WI
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Website
https://www.golamers.com/
Schedules at
https://www.golamers.com/
Bus from Portage to Madison
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Website
https://www.golamers.com/
Schedules at
https://www.golamers.com/
Jefferson Lines
Phone
+1-858-800-8898
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Madison
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Book at
https://www.jeffersonlines.com/
Badger Bus
Phone
+1 414-266-4409
Email
info@badgerbus.com
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from Mitchell Airport to Madison, WI-Lake St.
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Website
http://www.badgerbus.com
Book at
https://www.badgerbus.com/tickets

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