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There are 9 ways to get from Minnesota to Ohio 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 to Columbus  •  3h 38m

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Columbus (CMH) MSP - CMH

$166 - $381

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  18h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Columbus, OH Chicago / ...

$65 - $165

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Fly to Dayton  •  3h 49m

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Dayton (DAY) MSP - DAY

$184 - $416

Fly to Cleveland, bus  •  4h 45m

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Cleveland (CLE) MSP - CLE
  2. Take the bus from Superior Av & W 3Rd St to State Rd & Hearthstone Rd

$160 - $352

Line 538 bus, fly to Covington, line 46 bus  •  5h 6m

  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
  3. Take the line 46 bus from Government Square Area C to Vine St & Inwood Park

$93 - $433

Train, bus via Toledo Amtrak Station  •  18h 49m

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Toledo Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Columbus, Oh

$132 - $353

Train, bus  •  19h 15m

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Columbus, OH Chicago / ...

$95 - $293

Bus Greyhound USA  •  20h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Warsaw, IN
  3. Take the bus from Warsaw, IN to Columbus, OH

$104 - $231

Drive  •  12h 44m

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Columbus 765.9 miles

$75 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Minnesota to Ohio is to bus which costs $65 - $170 and takes 18h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Minnesota to Ohio is to fly which costs $160 - $390 and takes 3h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minnesota to Ohio. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, MN and arriving at Columbus, OH via Chicago, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 27m.

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The distance between Minnesota and Ohio is 724 miles. The road distance is 765.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Minnesota to Ohio without a car is to bus which takes 18h 27m and costs $65 - $170.

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It takes approximately 3h 38m to get from Minnesota to Ohio, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Minnesota to Ohio is to fly which takes 3h 38m and costs $160 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $170 and takes 18h 27m.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Columbus Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 54m.

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Minnesota to Ohio bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, arrive at Columbus, OH station.

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Map of how to get from Minnesota to Ohio.
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  • Distance: 724.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 38m

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

Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Bloomington to Columbus hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Columbus via Chicago and Chicago, IL in around 18h 27m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Minneapolis to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Minneapolis to Dayton
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Minneapolis to Covington
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Minneapolis to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Cleveland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Minneapolis to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Cleveland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Minneapolis to Covington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $800
Flights from Minneapolis to Cleveland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Minneapolis to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Minneapolis to Covington
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
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
7h 55m
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 Toledo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Bus operators
Greater Cleveland Transit
Phone
+1 216-621-9500
Website
riderta.com
Bus from Superior Av & W 3Rd St to State Rd & Hearthstone Rd
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
riderta.com
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
11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrotransit.org
Go Metro
Phone
+1 513-632-7575
Email
customerservice@go-metro.com
Website
go-metro.com
Bus from Government Square Area C to Vine St & Inwood Park
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
go-metro.com
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $110
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Warsaw, IN
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Warsaw, IN to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $70
Book at
hoosierride.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110

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Ohio is 1h ahead of Minnesota. It is currently 5:29 PM in Minnesota and 6:29 PM in Ohio.

Yes, the driving distance between Minnesota to Ohio is 766 miles. It takes approximately 12h 44m to drive from Minnesota to Ohio.

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United Airlines, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to Columbus Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Ohio. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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