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There are 11 ways to get from Minnesota to Florida by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Orlando

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

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Fly to Jacksonville

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

Fly to Tampa

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

Fly to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International

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

Fly to Miami

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

Fly to Ft. Myers

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

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Chicago IL to Atlanta GA
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Jacksonville, FL - JTA Intercity Bus Terminal Bay 6

Bus via Atlanta

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Atlanta
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta to Jacksonville

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis Downtown to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago IL to Melbourne FL
  3. Take the bus from Melbourne to Jacksonville

Train

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Rockville Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Jacksonville

Drive

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Jacksonville
Minnesota → Florida
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The cheapest way to get from Minnesota to Florida is to bus which costs $130 - $200 and takes 39h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Minnesota to Florida is to fly which costs $80 - $390 and takes 5h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minnesota to Florida. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis and arriving at Beaver St. & Ocean St. via Chicago, Atlanta and JRTC Bay T. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36h 22m.

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The distance between Minnesota and Florida is 1458 miles. The road distance is 1481.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Minnesota to Florida without a car is to train and bus which takes 32h 27m and costs $160 - $230.

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It takes approximately 5h 40m to get from Minnesota to Florida, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Minnesota to Florida is to fly which takes 5h 40m and costs $80 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus via Atlanta, which costs $160 - $250 and takes 36h 22m, you could also train, which costs $210 - $330 and takes 43h 45m.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Orlando Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 11m.

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Minnesota to Florida bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, 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: 5h 40m

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

Delta, Sun Country Airlines and five other airlines fly from Bloomington to Orlando hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Jacksonville via Chicago, Atlanta, Jacksonville, and JRTC Bay T in around 36h 22m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Orlando
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Minneapolis to Orlando via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Minneapolis to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Minneapolis to Jacksonville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Minneapolis to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Minneapolis to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Minneapolis to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Minneapolis to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Minneapolis to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Minneapolis to Miami
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Minneapolis to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Minneapolis to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Minneapolis to Ft. Myers via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Minneapolis to Ft. Myers via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Orlando
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Minneapolis to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Minneapolis to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,700
Flights from Minneapolis to Miami
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $2,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Orlando via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Minneapolis to Jacksonville via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Minneapolis to Jacksonville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Minneapolis to Tampa via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Minneapolis to Tampa via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Minneapolis to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Minneapolis to Miami via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Minneapolis to Miami via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Minneapolis to Miami via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Minneapolis to Ft. Myers via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Orlando via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Orlando via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Jacksonville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $2,200
Flights from Minneapolis to Tampa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $2,500
Flights from Minneapolis to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Minneapolis to Miami
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Miami via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Miami via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Ft. Myers via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Jacksonville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Minneapolis to Tampa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,800
Flights from Minneapolis to Miami via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,900
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Orlando
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Miami via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Orlando
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$230 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Train from Chicago Union Station to Rockville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $240
Train from Washington Union Station to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Palmland Bus Lines
Website
palmlandlines.com
Bus from Chicago IL to Atlanta GA
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
palmlandlines.com
Bus from Chicago IL to Melbourne FL
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Schedules at
palmlandlines.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Email
inquiries@megabus.com
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Jacksonville, FL - JTA Intercity Bus Terminal Bay 6
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
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
Bus from Minneapolis to Chicago
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $110
Bus from Chicago to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $110
Flexible
$110 - $170
Bus from Atlanta to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $110
Bus from Melbourne to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Minneapolis Downtown to Chicago
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$35 - $70
Adult Advance Purchase
$30 - $45

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Florida is 1h ahead of Minnesota. It is currently 9:40 PM in Minnesota and 10:40 PM in Florida.

Yes, the driving distance between Minnesota to Florida is 1481 miles. It takes approximately 24h 6m to drive from Minnesota to Florida.

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Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to Orlando Airport.

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