There are 5 ways to get from Minneapolis to Nashville by plane, train, night bus, bus or car

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Fly  •  4 h 21 min

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

$129 - $330

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Bus  •  19 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago Amtrak, Il 4737
  2. Take the bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Nashville, Tn 1115 / ...

$82 - $231

3 alternative options

Train, night bus  •  19 h 24 min

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

$142 - $383

Train, bus  •  19 h 43 min

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

$112 - $303

Drive  •  14 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Nashville 887.3 miles

$85 - $130

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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 Amtrak, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 24 min.

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

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Nashville without a car is to train and night bus which takes 19 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Minneapolis to Nashville, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Nashville is to fly which takes 4 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 19 h 24 min.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Nashville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Minneapolis to Nashville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Nashville, Tn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis to Nashville is 887 miles. It takes approximately 14 h 27 min to drive from Minneapolis to Nashville.

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Sun Country Airlines, American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to Nashville Airport.

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  • Distance: 701 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

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

Southwest Airlines, Sun Country Airlines and three other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Nashville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Nashville via Chicago Amtrak, Il in around 19 h 24 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Nashville
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
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 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Nashville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $350
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Nashville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
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 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

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
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 Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago Amtrak, Il
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Nashville, TN
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Book at
megabus.com

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Book your Minneapolis to Nashville bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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