There are 6 ways to get from Minneapolis to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Philadelphia (PHL) MSP - PHL

$92 - $383

5 alternative options

Bus D&J Bus  •  27 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to New York
  3. Take the bus from New York to Philadelphia, PA Nyc

$150 - $180

Bus Greyhound USA  •  29 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Baltimore Downtown, Md
  3. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Philadelphia, Pa

$141 - $347

Train via Washington Union Station  •  30 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$264 - $750

Train  •  36 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Cardinal

$214 - $590

Drive  •  19 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) 1171.7 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 19 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is to fly which costs $90 - $390 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Philadelphia Airport (PHL). However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, Mn and arriving at Philadelphia Airport Terminal B via Chicago, Il, Baltimore Downtown, Md, Philadelphia, Pa and Broad St & Snyder Av - MBNS. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 59 min.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is 987 miles. The road distance is 1171.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) without a car is to bus which takes 27 h 49 min and costs $150 - $180.

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Minneapolis to Philadelphia Airport (PHL), including transfers.

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Minneapolis to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Minneapolis, Mn station.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is to fly which takes 3 h 49 min and costs $90 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $180 and takes 27 h 49 min, you could also train, which costs $260 - $750 and takes 30 h 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Minneapolis to Philadelphia Airport (PHL).
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  • Distance: 987.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Philadelphia Airport (PHL), USA?

American Airlines, Delta and four other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) via Chicago, Canal & Polk, Washington & State, State & Washington, Archer & Wentworth, Chicago, IL, New York, Philadelphia, PA, and Jefferson Station in around 27 h 49 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Philadelphia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Philadelphia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Philadelphia via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
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 Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
25 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$290 - $400
Room
$550 - $750
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Bus operators
D&J Bus
Bus from Chicago, IL to New York
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Chicago to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York to Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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 Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
17 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $180
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40

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