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There are 4 ways to get from Minneapolis to Portland by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Portland (PDX) MSP - PDX

$135 - $406

3 alternative options

Bus  •  38 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Missoula, MT 933
  2. Take the bus from Missoula, Mt to Spokane, Wa
  3. Take the bus from Spokane, Wa to Portland, Or

$279 - $457

Train  •  39 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Portland Union Station Empire Builder

$232 - $703

Drive  •  26 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Portland 1736.7 miles

$170 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Portland is to fly which costs $130 - $410 and takes 5 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Portland is to fly which costs $130 - $410 and takes 5 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Portland. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, MN and arriving at Portland, Or via Missoula, Mt and Spokane, Wa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 35 min.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Portland is 1431 miles. The road distance is 1736.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Portland without a car is to bus which takes 38 h 35 min and costs $270 - $460.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Minneapolis to Portland, including transfers.

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Minneapolis to Portland bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Minneapolis, MN station.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Portland is to fly which takes 5 h 41 min and costs $130 - $410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $270 - $460 and takes 38 h 35 min, you could also train, which costs $230 - $750 and takes 39 h 11 min.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Portland Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 45 min.

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Minneapolis to Portland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Portland, Or station.

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Map of how to get from Minneapolis to Portland.
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  • Distance: 1431.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Portland, OR, USA?

Sun Country Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Portland hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Portland via Missoula, MT, Missoula, Mt, and Spokane, Wa in around 38 h 35 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Portland via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Portland via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Portland via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Portland via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
37 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$230 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$400 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$490 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,200
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Missoula, MT
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $300
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jeffersonlines.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Missoula, Mt to Spokane, Wa
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Spokane, Wa to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95

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Portland is 2 h behind Minneapolis. It is currently 12:36 PM in Minneapolis and 10:36 AM in Portland.

Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis to Portland is 1737 miles. It takes approximately 26 h 59 min to drive from Minneapolis to Portland.

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Sun Country Airlines, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to Portland Airport.

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There are 329+ hotels available in Portland. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Minneapolis Airport is to tram which takes 18 min and costs $2 - $3.

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