There are 7 ways to get from Minnesota to Atlanta by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Rochester  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (RST) to Atlanta (ATL) RST - ATL

$220 - $1,113

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Fly from Minneapolis  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Atlanta (ATL) MSP - ATL

$77 - $279

5 alternative options

Train, bus Megabus  •  25 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb

$129 - $271

Bus  •  26 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il 4909 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Atlanta, Ga 1151

$117 - $293

Train, bus Greyhound USA  •  26 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Atlanta, Ga 1151 / ...

$137 - $363

Bus via Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St  •  27 h 54 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 Amtrak, Il to Atlanta, Ga

$159 - $290

Drive  •  18 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Atlanta 1134.3 miles

$110 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Minnesota to Atlanta is to drive which costs $110 - $160 and takes 18 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minnesota to Atlanta is to fly which costs $220 - $1,200 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minnesota to Atlanta. However, there are services departing from Hennepin Ave & 3rd St / 4th St N and arriving at Atlanta, Ga via Minneapolis, Mn and Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 18 min.

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The distance between Minnesota and Atlanta is 1009 miles. The road distance is 1134.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Minnesota to Atlanta without a car is to train and bus which takes 25 h 1 min and costs $120 - $280.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Minnesota to Atlanta, including transfers.

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Minnesota to Atlanta bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Minneapolis, Mn station.

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The best way to get from Minnesota to Atlanta is to fly which takes 3 h 44 min and costs $220 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $300 and takes 26 h 18 min.

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The quickest flight from Rochester Airport to Atlanta Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 13 min.

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Minnesota to Atlanta bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Atlanta, Ga station.

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Map of how to get from Minnesota to Atlanta.
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  • Distance: 1008.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

What companies run services between Minnesota, USA and Atlanta, GA, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Rochester to Atlanta every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Atlanta via Hennepin Ave & 16th St, Minneapolis, Mn, and Chicago, Il in around 26 h 18 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rochester to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Rochester to Atlanta via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Minneapolis to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Atlanta via Rochester
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Atlanta via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Atlanta via Madison
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Atlanta via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Minneapolis to Atlanta via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
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
Bus operators
Megabus
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 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 Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
Bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
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
Book 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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Atlanta is 1 h ahead of Minnesota. It is currently 12:07 AM in Minnesota and 1:07 AM in Atlanta.

Yes, the driving distance between Minnesota to Atlanta is 1134 miles. It takes approximately 18 h 34 min to drive from Minnesota to Atlanta.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Rochester Airport to Atlanta Airport.

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There are 458+ hotels available in Atlanta. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Minnesota to Rochester Airport is to shuttle which takes 10 min and costs $7 - $11.

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