There are 8 ways to get from Minneapolis to Wisconsin Dells by bus, train, car or plane

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

Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Baraboo, WI 965

$98 - $132

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Empire Builder

$42 - $113

6 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Wisconsin Dells 217.5 miles

$21 - $35

Fly to La Crosse, train  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to La Crosse (LSE) MSP - LSE
  2. Take the train from La Crosse Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak

$181 - $927

Fly to Milwaukee, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Milwaukee (MKE) MSP - MKE
  2. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak

$144 - $419

Fly to Madison, line 02 bus, bus, train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Madison (MSN) MSP - MSN
  2. Take the line 02 bus from North Transfer Point to University & N Lake
  3. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Portage, WI - Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Portage Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak

$149 - $409

Fly to Wausau/Marshfield, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Wausau/Marshfield (CWA) MSP - CWA
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Wausau / Rothschild, WI to Portage, WI – Amtrak

Fly to Appleton, Amtrak Thruway, train  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Appleton (ATW) MSP - ATW
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Appleton, WI to Columbus, WI
  3. Take the train from Columbus Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak

$186 - $800

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Wisconsin Dells is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Wisconsin Dells is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 39 min.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Wisconsin Dells is 198 miles. The road distance is 217.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Minneapolis to Wisconsin Dells, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Wisconsin Dells, WI, USA?

Jefferson Lines operates a bus from Minneapolis to Wisconsin Dells every 3 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Minneapolis to Wisconsin Dells 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $110 and the journey takes 5 h 8 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to La Crosse
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Minneapolis to Madison
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Minneapolis to Wausau/Marshfield
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Appleton
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
Train from La Crosse Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Portage Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$20 - $30
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$25 - $35
Room
$120 - $180
Train from Columbus Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Baraboo, WI
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Metro Transit-City of Madison
Website
cityofmadison.com
Bus from North Transfer Point to University & N Lake
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cityofmadison.com
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Portage, WI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Bus from Appleton, WI to Columbus, WI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Wausau / Rothschild, WI to Portage, WI – Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Appleton, WI to Columbus, WI
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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