There are 8 ways to get from Minneapolis to Perham by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Detroit Lakes Amtrak Empire Builder

$82 - $158

Cheapest option

Fly to Thief River Falls, drive  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Thief River Falls (TVF) MSP - TVF
  2. Drive from Thief River Falls to Perham

$68 - $170

6 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Fargo, ND 933 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Fargo, ND to Perham, MN 930

$69 - $95

Bus via Duluth, MN  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Duluth, MN 907 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Duluth, MN to Perham, MN 929

$70 - $102

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Perham 188.5 miles

$18 - $27

Fly to Fargo, bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Fargo (FAR) MSP - FAR
  2. Take the bus from Fargo, ND to Perham, MN

$314 - $527

Fly to Brainerd, bus  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Brainerd (BRD) MSP - BRD
  2. Take the bus from Brainerd, MN to Perham, MN

$154 - $708

Fly to Grand Forks, train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Grand Forks (GFK) MSP - GFK
  2. Take the train from Grand Forks Amtrak to Detroit Lakes Amtrak

$259 - $584

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Perham, MN, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Minneapolis to Perham 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 4 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Perham via Fargo, ND in around 7 h 51 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Fargo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Brainerd
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Minneapolis to Grand Forks
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $950
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Thief River Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Detroit Lakes Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Grand Forks Amtrak to Detroit Lakes Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Fargo, ND
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Fargo, ND to Perham, MN
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Duluth, MN
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Duluth, MN to Perham, MN
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Brainerd, MN to Perham, MN
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Minneapolis to Perham?

The distance between Minneapolis and Perham is 253 km. The road distance is 302 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Perham?

The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Perham is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 42 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Minneapolis to Perham?

The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Perham is to drive which takes 3 h 42 min and costs $18 - $27.

Is there a direct bus between Minneapolis and Perham?

No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Perham. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, MN and arriving at Perham, MN via Fargo, ND. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 51 min.

How long does it take to get from Minneapolis to Perham?

It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Minneapolis to Perham, including transfers.