There are 9 ways to get from Minnesota to Maine by plane, bus, 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.

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Fly Rochester to Bangor  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (RST) to Bangor (BGR) RST - BGR

$416 - $1,721

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Fly Minneapolis to Boston, bus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Boston (BOS) MSP - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Wells

$152 - $479

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Fly Minneapolis to Bangor  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Bangor (BGR) MSP - BGR

$303 - $1,217

Fly Minneapolis to Portland  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Portland (PWM) MSP - PWM

$184 - $756

Fly Rochester to Portland  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (RST) to Portland (PWM) RST - PWM

$287 - $1,310

Bus  •  35 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to New York, Ny
  3. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station Ny
  4. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me

$164 - $418

Train, bus  •  35 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Boston South Station
  3. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me

$213 - $613

Bus, train  •  38 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to Grand Central
  4. Take the bus from New York, NY to Portland, ME

$231 - $518

Drive  •  25 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Portland 1510.7 miles

$140 - $220

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No, there is no direct bus from Minnesota to Maine. However, there are services departing from Hennepin Ave & Washington / 3rd St and arriving at Congress St + Hampshire St via Minneapolis, Mn, Chicago, Il, New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, Boston, Ma and Congress St + Valley St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 1 min.

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The distance between Minnesota and Maine is 1241 miles. The road distance is 1510.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Minnesota to Maine without a car is to bus which takes 35 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to get from Minnesota to Maine, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Minnesota to Maine is to fly which takes 6 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 35 h 1 min.

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There is no direct flight from Rochester Airport to Bangor Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 52 min and has one stopover.

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Minnesota to Maine bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Portland, Me station.

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Maine is 1 h ahead of Minnesota. It is currently 7:31 PM in Minnesota and 8:31 PM in Maine.

Yes, the driving distance between Minnesota to Maine is 1511 miles. It takes approximately 25 h 4 min to drive from Minnesota to Maine.

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  • Distance: 1241.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 3 min

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

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Rochester to Bangor every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Portland via Hennepin Ave & 16th St, Minneapolis, Mn, Chicago, Il, New York, Ny, New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, Boston, MA - South Station, Boston, Ma, Portland, Me, and Congress St + Valley St in around 35 h 1 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rochester to Bangor via Minneapolis, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,800
Flights from Rochester to Bangor via Atlanta, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Bangor via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Minneapolis to Bangor via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Minneapolis to Bangor via Milwaukee, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Minneapolis to Portland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Minneapolis to Portland via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Minneapolis to Portland via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Minneapolis to Portland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Rochester to Portland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Rochester to Portland via Minneapolis, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Rochester to Portland via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Minneapolis to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Boston via Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to Bangor via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
Flights from Rochester to Bangor via Chicago O'Hare, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Flights from Rochester to Bangor via Chicago O'Hare, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,800
Flights from Rochester to Bangor via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
9 h 41 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Flights from Minneapolis to Bangor via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Minneapolis to Bangor via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Minneapolis to Bangor via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Minneapolis to Bangor via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Minneapolis to Portland via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Flights from Minneapolis to Portland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Flights from Minneapolis to Portland via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Flights from Minneapolis to Portland via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Flights from Rochester to Portland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Rochester to Portland via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Rochester to Portland via Chicago O'Hare, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Minneapolis to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Bangor via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Flights from Minneapolis to Bangor via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Minneapolis to Bangor via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Minneapolis to Portland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $2,200
Flights from Minneapolis to Portland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $2,200
Flights from Minneapolis to Portland via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $2,200
Flights from Rochester to Portland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Rochester to Portland via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Rochester to Portland via Chicago O'Hare, Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Minneapolis to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Minneapolis to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Portland via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
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
Train from Chicago Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Train from Chicago Union Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Room
$480 - $700
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Poughkeepsie to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$17 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $27
Bus operators
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 Boston, Ma to Wells
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
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 New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Concord Coach Lines

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

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There are six+ hotels available in Maine. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Minnesota to Rochester Airport is to shuttle which takes 15 min and costs .

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