There are 11 ways to get from Minnesota to Tennessee by plane, bus, train, night bus 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

Fly Minneapolis to Memphis  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Memphis (MEM) MSP - MEM

$189 - $465

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  19 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Nashville, TN

$77 - $115

9 alternative options

Fly Minneapolis to Nashville  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Nashville (BNA) MSP - BNA

$132 - $334

Fly Minneapolis to Knoxville  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Knoxville (TYS) MSP - TYS

$249 - $926

Fly Rochester to Chattanooga  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (RST) to Chattanooga (CHA) RST - CHA

$275 - $1,232

Fly Rochester to Knoxville  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (RST) to Knoxville (TYS) RST - TYS

$342 - $1,480

Fly Minneapolis to Chattanooga  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Chattanooga (CHA) MSP - CHA

$202 - $878

Bus Greyhound USA  •  19 h

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il 4909 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Nashville, Tn 1115 / ...

$92 - $233

Train, night bus  •  19 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Carbondale Amtrak
  3. Take the night bus from Carbondale to Nashville, Tn

$119 - $293

Train, bus  •  20 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Nashville, Tn 1115 / ...

$112 - $303

Drive  •  14 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Nashville 887.3 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Minnesota to Tennessee is to bus which costs $75 - $120 and takes 19 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minnesota to Tennessee is to fly which costs $180 - $470 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minnesota to Tennessee. However, there are services departing from Hennepin Ave & 3rd St / 4th St N and arriving at Nashville, Tn via Minneapolis, Mn and Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h.

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The distance between Minnesota and Tennessee is 833 miles. The road distance is 887.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Minnesota to Tennessee without a car is to bus which takes 19 h and costs $90 - $240.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Minnesota to Tennessee, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Minnesota to Tennessee is to fly which takes 3 h 44 min and costs $180 - $470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $240 and takes 19 h.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Memphis Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 8 min.

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Minnesota to Tennessee bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Nashville, Tn station.

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Map of how to get from Minnesota to Tennessee.
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  • Distance: 833 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

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

Delta, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Bloomington to New South Memphis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Nashville via Hennepin Ave & 16th St, Minneapolis, Mn, and Chicago, Il in around 19 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Memphis
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Minneapolis to Memphis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Minneapolis to Memphis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Minneapolis to Nashville
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,700
Flights from Minneapolis to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,700
Flights from Minneapolis to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,700
Flights from Rochester to Chattanooga via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Rochester to Chattanooga via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Rochester to Chattanooga via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Rochester to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Flights from Rochester to Knoxville via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Rochester to Knoxville via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Flights from Minneapolis to Chattanooga via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Chattanooga via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Chattanooga via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Memphis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Memphis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Nashville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Minneapolis to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Flights from Rochester to Chattanooga via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Rochester to Chattanooga via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Rochester to Chattanooga via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Rochester to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Rochester to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Minneapolis to Chattanooga via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Chattanooga via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Chattanooga via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Memphis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $2,000
Flights from Rochester to Chattanooga via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Rochester to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Rochester to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Minneapolis to Chattanooga via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Memphis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Flights from Minneapolis to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Nashville via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Nashville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Nashville via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
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 Carbondale Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $50
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 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 Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Night bus from Carbondale to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Nashville, TN
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
megabus.com

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