There are 7 ways to get from Minneapolis to Perham by bus, train, 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

Bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Brainerd, MN 927
  2. Take the bus from Brainerd, MN to Perham, MN 929

$52 - $72

6 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 10 min

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

$82 - $158

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Perham 188.5 miles

$18 - $27

Fly to Fargo, bus  •  5 h 26 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 44 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 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

Fly to Grand Forks, train  •  7 h 26 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

Questions & Answers

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

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

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The distance between Minneapolis and Perham is 158 miles. The road distance is 188.5 miles.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Perham. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, MN and arriving at Perham, MN via Brainerd, MN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

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

You can take a bus from Minneapolis to Perham via Brainerd, MN in around 5 h 5 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Minneapolis to Perham 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 4 h 2 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Fargo
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Brainerd
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Minneapolis to Grand Forks
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 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
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
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 Brainerd, MN
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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
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

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