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There are 9 ways to get from Ohio to Minnesota 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.

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Fly from Dayton  •  3 h 10 min

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

$187 - $416

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Bus  •  17 h 42 min

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

$67 - $151

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Fly from Columbus  •  4 h

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

$167 - $382

Bus to Cleveland, fly  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from State Rd & Snow Rd to Superior Av & W 6Th St
  2. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Minneapolis (MSP) CLE - MSP

$160 - $352

Line 78 bus to Covington, fly  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the line 78 bus from Vine St & Hollister St to Vine St & 6Th St
  2. Fly from Covington (CVG) to Minneapolis (MSP) CVG - MSP

$148 - $761

Bus, train  •  17 h 41 min

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

$99 - $280

Bus, train via Toledo Amtrak  •  18 h 16 min

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

$133 - $352

Bus, night bus  •  20 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus Ohio State University to Chicago, IL Schedule 21:Cleveland-Chicago
  2. Take the night bus from Chicago, Il to St Paul, Mn 4730 / ...

$76 - $175

Drive  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Columbus to Minneapolis 768.3 miles

$75 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Ohio to Minnesota is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 12 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ohio to Minnesota is to fly which costs $180 - $420 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ohio to Minnesota. However, there are services departing from Columbus, OH and arriving at Minneapolis, MN via Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 42 min.

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The distance between Ohio and Minnesota is 724 miles. The road distance is 768.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Ohio to Minnesota without a car is to bus and train which takes 17 h 41 min and costs $95 - $280.

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Ohio to Minnesota, including transfers.

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Ohio to Minnesota bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, depart from Columbus, OH station.

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The best way to get from Ohio to Minnesota is to fly which takes 3 h 10 min and costs $180 - $420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $160 and takes 17 h 42 min.

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The quickest flight from Dayton Airport to Minneapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 1 min.

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Ohio to Minnesota bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Minneapolis, MN station.

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Map of how to get from Ohio to Minnesota.
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  • Distance: 724.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

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

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Dayton to Bloomington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Columbus to Minneapolis via Chicago, IL and Chicago in around 17 h 42 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dayton to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Dayton to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Cleveland to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Cleveland to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Covington to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dayton to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $800
Flights from Columbus to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Cleveland to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Covington to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Columbus to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Minneapolis via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Flights from Cleveland to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to Minneapolis via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Covington to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dayton to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Cleveland to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Covington to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 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 Toledo Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
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 State Rd & Snow Rd to Superior Av & W 6Th St
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
riderta.com
Go Metro
Phone
+1 513-632-7575
Email
customerservice@go-metro.com
Website
go-metro.com
Bus from Vine St & Hollister St to Vine St & 6Th St
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
go-metro.com
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus Ohio State University to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
baronsbus.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 Columbus, Oh to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Night bus from Chicago, Il to St Paul, Mn
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110

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More Questions & Answers

Minnesota is 1 h behind Ohio. It is currently 7:42 PM in Ohio and 6:42 PM in Minnesota.

Yes, the driving distance between Ohio to Minnesota is 768 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 48 min to drive from Ohio to Minnesota.

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

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There are five+ hotels available in Minnesota. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ohio to Dayton Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs $30 - $40.

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