There are 6 ways to get from Minneapolis to Nashville by plane, bus, train, night 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  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Nashville (BNA) MSP - BNA

$130 - $331

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  18 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il 4909 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Nashville, Tn 1115 / ...

$90 - $229

4 alternative options

Train, night bus  •  19 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Carbondale Amtrak
  3. Take the night bus from Carbondale to Nashville, Tn

$142 - $383

Train, bus  •  20 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Nashville, Tn 1115 / ...

$112 - $303

Bus Amtrak  •  22 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Madison 965
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St to Chicago, IL - Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Nashville, TN

Drive  •  14 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Nashville 887.3 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Nashville is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 14 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Nashville is to fly which costs $130 - $340 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Nashville is 701 miles. The road distance is 887.3 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Minneapolis to Nashville, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Nashville. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, Mn and arriving at Nashville, Tn via Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 2 min.

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What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Nashville, TN, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Nashville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Nashville via Chicago, Il in around 18 h 2 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Nashville via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Nashville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Nashville via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Nashville
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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 Carbondale Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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 Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Night bus from Carbondale to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Madison
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St to Chicago, IL - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com

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