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There are 10 ways to get from Minnesota to Florida by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly to Tampa  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Tampa (TPA) MSP - TPA

$91 - $389

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Fly to Jacksonville  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Jacksonville (JAX) MSP - JAX

$166 - $448

Fly to Fort Lauderdale  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) MSP - FLL

$91 - $389

Fly to Miami  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Miami (MIA) MSP - MIA

$117 - $559

Fly to Orlando  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Orlando (MCO) MSP - MCO

$99 - $302

Fly to Ft. Myers  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Ft. Myers (RSW) MSP - RSW

$97 - $811

Bus, Megabus  •  31 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  3. Take the Megabus from Midtown Atlanta to Jacksonville

$127 - $185

Train, bus, night bus  •  32 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  3. Take the night bus from Atlanta, Ga to Jacksonville, Fl

$167 - $369

Bus, night bus  •  34 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Milwaukee 965 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Atlanta, Ga
  4. Take the night bus from Atlanta, Ga to Jacksonville, Fl

$199 - $412

Drive  •  24 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Jacksonville 1481.9 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Minnesota to Florida is to fly which costs $95 - $310 and takes 6 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minnesota to Florida is to fly which costs $90 - $390 and takes 5 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minnesota to Florida. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, MN and arriving at Jacksonville via Chicago and Midtown Atlanta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 11 min.

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The distance between Minnesota and Florida is 1458 miles. The road distance is 1481.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Minnesota to Florida without a car is to bus and Megabus which takes 31 h 11 min and costs $120 - $190.

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It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to get from Minnesota to Florida, including transfers.

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Minnesota to Florida bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Minneapolis, MN station.

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The best way to get from Minnesota to Florida is to fly which takes 5 h 33 min and costs $90 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus and Megabus, which costs $120 - $190 and takes 31 h 11 min.

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

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Minnesota to Florida bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Jacksonville station.

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Map of how to get from Minnesota to Florida.
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  • Distance: 1458.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 33 min

What companies run services between Minnesota, USA and Florida, USA?

Sun Country Airlines, Delta and five other airlines fly from Bloomington to Tampa hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Jacksonville via Chicago, Marta Civic Center Station - Nb, and Midtown Atlanta in around 31 h 11 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Jacksonville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Minneapolis to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Minneapolis to Miami
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Orlando
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Minneapolis to Orlando via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Minneapolis to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,900
Flights from Minneapolis to Ft. Myers via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Tampa via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Tampa via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Tampa via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Jacksonville via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Jacksonville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Jacksonville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Fort Lauderdale via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Fort Lauderdale via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Orlando
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Orlando via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Orlando via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Orlando via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Minneapolis to Ft. Myers via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Minneapolis to Ft. Myers via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Minneapolis to Ft. Myers via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Minneapolis to Ft. Myers via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Miami
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Minneapolis to Orlando
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,800
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Minneapolis to Fort Lauderdale via Tampa
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Minneapolis to Orlando
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Minneapolis to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,600
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Minneapolis to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Minneapolis to Orlando
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Minneapolis to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $2,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Jacksonville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Miami
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Jacksonville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
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 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
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Midtown Atlanta to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
megabus.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
Night bus from Atlanta, Ga to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Chicago, Il to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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 Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Coach USA

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Florida is 1 h ahead of Minnesota. It is currently 5:14 AM in Minnesota and 6:14 AM in Florida.

Yes, the driving distance between Minnesota to Florida is 1482 miles. It takes approximately 24 h 12 min to drive from Minnesota to Florida.

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Sun Country Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to Tampa Airport.

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