There are 9 ways to get from Minnesota to Kentucky by bus, plane, train 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

Line 538 bus, fly to Covington  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 538 bus from Garfield Ave S & 86th St W to 82nd St E & 28th Ave S
  2. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Covington (CVG) MSP - CVG

$91 - $428

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  17 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il 4909 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Louisville, Ky 1123

$77 - $193

7 alternative options

Fly to Louisville  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Louisville (SDF) MSP - SDF

$135 - $559

Fly to Dayton, bus  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Dayton (DAY) MSP - DAY
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh

$191 - $434

Fly to Lexington, line 3 bus  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Lexington (LEX) MSP - LEX
  2. Take the line 3 bus from Transit Center to Centre Parkway @ 1349

$176 - $858

Train, bus  •  17 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Louisville, KY

$98 - $226

Train, bus via Indianapolis, IN  •  19 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Louisville, KY

$119 - $306

Bus via Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St  •  19 h 40 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, IL to Louisville, KY

Drive  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Louisville 707.1 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Minnesota to Kentucky is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11 h 43 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Minnesota to Kentucky is to line 538 bus and fly which costs $90 - $430 and takes 4 h 18 min.

More details

The distance between Minnesota and Kentucky is 762 miles. The road distance is 707.1 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Minnesota to Kentucky, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Minnesota to Kentucky. However, there are services departing from Hennepin Ave & Washington / 3rd St and arriving at Louisville, Ky via Minneapolis, Mn and Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 44 min.

More details

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

Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Bloomington to Louisville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Louisville via Hennepin Ave & 16th St, Minneapolis, Mn, and Chicago, Il in around 17 h 44 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Covington via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Minneapolis to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Minneapolis to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Minneapolis to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Lexington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Lexington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Minneapolis to Louisville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Minneapolis to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $800
Flights from Minneapolis to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Louisville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Minneapolis to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Covington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Louisville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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 Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Metro Transit
Phone
+1 612-373-3333
Website
metrotransit.org
Bus from Garfield Ave S & 86th St W to 82nd St E & 28th Ave S
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrotransit.org
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
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 Louisville, Ky
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
LexTran
Website
lextran.com
Bus from Transit Center to Centre Parkway @ 1349
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
lextran.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
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
Schedules 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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