There are 7 ways to get from Minneapolis to Springfield 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 to Springfield  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Springfield (SPI) MSP - SPI

$156 - $820

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  14 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago Amtrak, Il 4737
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...

$86 - $206

5 alternative options

Fly to Bloomington, train  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Bloomington (BMI) MSP - BMI
  2. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak

$168 - $854

Fly to St. Louis, train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to St. Louis (STL) MSP - STL
  2. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak

$153 - $420

Train  •  13 h 37 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 Springfield Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...

$107 - $278

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Des Moines, IA 801 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Davenport, IA
  3. Take the bus from Davenport, IA to Galesburg Amtrak
  4. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Galesburg, IL to Springfield, IL

Drive  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Springfield 527.8 miles

$50 - $75

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Springfield, IL, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Minneapolis to Springfield every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Minneapolis to Springfield via Union Depot Station & Terminal, St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak, and Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 13 h 37 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Bloomington
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Minneapolis to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Bloomington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
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
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
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 Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago Amtrak, Il
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Davenport, IA
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Davenport, IA to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Davenport to Galesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Galesburg, IL to Springfield, IL
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Minneapolis to Springfield?

The distance between Minneapolis and Springfield is 648 km. The road distance is 845 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Springfield?

The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Springfield is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8 h 39 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Minneapolis to Springfield?

The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Springfield is to fly which takes 4 h 52 min and costs $150 - $850.

Is there a direct bus between Minneapolis and Springfield?

No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Springfield. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, MN and arriving at Springfield, IL via Des Moines, IA, Davenport, IA and Galesburg, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 40 min.

How long does it take to get from Minneapolis to Springfield?

It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Minneapolis to Springfield, including transfers.