There are 5 ways to get from Minneapolis to Pittsburgh by plane, train, 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 25 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Pittsburgh (PIT) MSP - PIT

$145 - $376

Cheapest option

Bus  •  20 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Cleveland, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa

$100 - $254

3 alternative options

Train  •  19 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Empire Builder
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak Capitol Limited

$142 - $393

Bus via Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St  •  28 h 44 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 Akron, OH
  4. Take the bus from Akron, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa

$141 - $215

Drive  •  14 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Pittsburgh 873.2 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 14 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Pittsburgh is to fly which costs $140 - $380 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Pittsburgh is 746 miles. The road distance is 873.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Minneapolis to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, Mn and arriving at Pittsburgh, Pa via Chicago, Il and Cleveland, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 9 min.

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United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to Pittsburgh Airport.

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  • Distance: 746.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Pittsburgh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Minneapolis to Pittsburgh via Union Depot Station & Terminal, St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak, and Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 19 h 41 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Minneapolis to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Pittsburgh via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
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 Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
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 Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Akron, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
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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