There are 9 ways to get from Providence to Minneapolis by plane, train, 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 Providence to Minneapolis  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Minneapolis (MSP) PVD - MSP

$164 - $755

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Bus  •  32 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn

$145 - $356

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Train to Boston, fly to Minneapolis  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Minneapolis (MSP) BOS - MSP

$147 - $598

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Minneapolis  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Minneapolis (MSP) LGA - MSP

$271 - $693

Train to Newark, fly to Minneapolis  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Minneapolis (MSP) EWR - MSP

$282 - $711

Fly Providence to Eau Claire, bus  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Eau Claire (EAU) PVD - EAU
  2. Take the bus from Eau Claire, Wi to Minneapolis, Mn

$295 - $1,172

Train  •  32 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot

$204 - $730

Bus, train  •  33 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, Ri to Boston, Ma
  2. Take the train from Boston South Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN

$179 - $473

Drive  •  23 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Minneapolis 1380.7 miles

$130 - $200

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Minneapolis. However, there are services departing from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence and arriving at Minneapolis, Mn via New York, Ny and Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 52 min.

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The distance between Providence and Minneapolis is 1121 miles. The road distance is 1380.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Minneapolis without a car is to train which takes 32 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 55 min to get from Providence to Minneapolis, including transfers.

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Providence to Minneapolis bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence station.

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The best way to get from Providence to Minneapolis is to fly which takes 6 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 32 h 28 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 32 h 52 min.

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There is no direct flight from Providence Airport to Minneapolis Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Providence to Minneapolis bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Minneapolis, Mn station.

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Minneapolis is 1 h behind Providence. It is currently 8:38 PM in Providence and 7:38 PM in Minneapolis.

Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Minneapolis is 1381 miles. It takes approximately 23 h 8 min to drive from Providence to Minneapolis.

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Map of how to get from Providence to Minneapolis.
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  • Distance: 1121.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 55 min

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Minneapolis, MN, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Providence to Minneapolis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Providence to Minneapolis via Boston Back Bay Station, Chicago Union Station, St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot, and Union Depot Station in around 32 h 28 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Minneapolis via Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Newark to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Newark to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Minneapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Newark to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Newark to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Newark to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Newark to Minneapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Providence to Eau Claire via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Providence to Eau Claire via Newark, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Providence to Eau Claire via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Newark to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Newark to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Newark to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Providence Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $230
First Class Seat
$200 - $300
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 Boston Back Bay Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 13 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 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 Boston South Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 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
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 Eau Claire, Wi to Minneapolis, Mn
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $210
Bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110
Bus from Providence, Ri to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Air Canada, Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Providence Airport to Minneapolis Airport.

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The best way to get from Providence to Providence Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 34 min and costs .

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