There are 8 ways to get from Minneapolis to Southern Illinois University Carbondale by plane, taxi, night bus, bus, train 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 to Marion  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Marion (MWA) MSP - MWA

$112 - $433

Cheapest option

Train  •  15 h 54 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 Carbondale Amtrak City Of New Orleans / ...

$94 - $233

6 alternative options

Fly to Cape Girardeau, taxi  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Cape Girardeau (CGI) MSP - CGI
  2. Take a taxi from Cape Girardeau to Southern Illinois University Carbondale

$292 - $923

Fly to St. Louis, night bus  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to St. Louis (STL) MSP - STL
  2. Take the night bus from St Louis, Mo to Carbondale

$146 - $410

Fly to Paducah, bus  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Paducah (PAH) MSP - PAH
  2. Take the bus from Paducah, Ky to Carbondale

$203 - $871

Bus, night bus  •  16 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Kansas City, MO 801 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo
  3. Take the night bus from St Louis, Mo to Carbondale

$126 - $221

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  27 h

  1. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Des Moines, IA 801 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Burlington, IA
  3. Take the bus from Burlington, IA to St Louis, MO
  4. Take the Amtrak Thruway from St. Louis, MO - Amtrak to Carbondale,IL - Amtrak

Drive  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Southern Illinois University Carbondale 711.5 miles

$65 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Southern Illinois University Carbondale is to drive which costs $65 - $110 and takes 11 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Southern Illinois University Carbondale is to fly which costs $110 - $440 and takes 5 h 8 min.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Southern Illinois University Carbondale is 547 miles. The road distance is 711.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Minneapolis to Southern Illinois University Carbondale, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Southern Illinois University Carbondale. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, MN and arriving at Carbondale via Kansas City, Mo and St Louis, Mo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 13 min.

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What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL, USA?

American Airlines, Cape Air and three other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Southern Illinois University Carbondale hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Minneapolis to Southern Illinois University Carbondale via Union Depot Station & Terminal, St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak, Chicago Union Station Amtrak, and Carbondale Amtrak in around 15 h 54 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Marion via Chicago O'Hare, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Minneapolis to Marion via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Minneapolis to Marion via Dallas/Ft.Worth, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Minneapolis to Marion via Chicago Midway, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Minneapolis to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Marion via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Minneapolis to Marion via Chicago Midway, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Minneapolis to Marion via Chicago O'Hare, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Cape Girardeau via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Minneapolis to Cape Girardeau via Chicago O'Hare, Quincy
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Minneapolis to Paducah via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to St. Louis via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
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 Carbondale Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $50
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
Night bus from St Louis, Mo to Carbondale
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Paducah, Ky to Carbondale
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Burnsville, MN to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Burlington, IA
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Burlington, IA to St Louis, MO
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Other operators
Taxi from Cape Girardeau to Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170

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