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There are 5 ways to get from Missoula to Minneapolis by plane, night bus, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4h 53m

  1. Fly from Missoula (MSO) to Minneapolis (MSP) MSO - MSP

$222 - $473

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Night bus, train  •  34h 23m

  1. Take the night bus from Missoula, Mt to Spokane, Wa 1277
  2. Take the train from Spokane Amtrak Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Empire Builder

$208 - $615

3 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  25h 20m

  1. Take the night bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT 942
  2. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Minneapolis, MN 702 / ...

$224 - $317

Bus  •  25h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT 948
  2. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Minneapolis, MN 702 / ...

$224 - $317

Drive  •  18h 7m

  1. Drive from Missoula to Minneapolis 1189 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Missoula to Minneapolis is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 18h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Missoula to Minneapolis is to fly which costs $220 - $480 and takes 4h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Missoula to Minneapolis. However, there are services departing from Missoula, MT and arriving at Minneapolis, MN via Billings, MT. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 20m.

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The distance between Missoula and Minneapolis is 1008 miles. The road distance is 1189 miles.

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The best way to get from Missoula to Minneapolis without a car is to night bus and bus which takes 25h 20m and costs $220 - $320.

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It takes approximately 4h 53m to get from Missoula to Minneapolis, including transfers.

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Missoula to Minneapolis bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Missoula, MT station.

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The best way to get from Missoula to Minneapolis is to fly which takes 4h 53m and costs $220 - $480. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $220 - $320 and takes 25h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Missoula Airport to Minneapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 54m.

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Missoula to Minneapolis bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Minneapolis, MN station.

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Map of how to get from Missoula to Minneapolis.
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  • Distance: 1007.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 53m

What companies run services between Missoula, MT, USA and Minneapolis, MN, USA?

Delta and United Airlines fly from Missoula to Minneapolis 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Missoula to Minneapolis via Billings, MT in around 25h 50m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Missoula to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $950
Flights from Missoula to Minneapolis via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Missoula to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,100
Flights from Missoula to Minneapolis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,100
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 Spokane Amtrak Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
Ave. Duration
28h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$330 - $470
Business Coach Seat
$390 - $550
Room
$700 - $1,000
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Night bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
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jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Billings, MT to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Book at
jeffersonlines.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
Night bus from Missoula, Mt to Spokane, Wa
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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Minneapolis is 1h ahead of Missoula. It is currently 8:58 AM in Missoula and 9:58 AM in Minneapolis.

Yes, the driving distance between Missoula to Minneapolis is 1189 miles. It takes approximately 18h 7m to drive from Missoula to Minneapolis.

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Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Missoula Airport to Minneapolis Airport.

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There are 296+ hotels available in Minneapolis. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Missoula to Missoula Airport is to line 11 bus which takes 33m and costs .

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