There are 9 ways to get from Rhode Island to Minnesota 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  •  7 h 9 min

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

$166 - $759

Cheapest option

Bus  •  31 h 44 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

$142 - $360

7 alternative options

Train to Boston, fly to Minneapolis  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from South Attleboro to Back Bay
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Minneapolis (MSP) BOS - MSP

$177 - $490

Fly Providence to Rochester  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Rochester (RST) PVD - RST

$229 - $963

Fly Providence to Duluth  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Duluth (DLH) PVD - DLH

$234 - $1,104

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Minneapolis  •  9 h 12 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

$284 - $562

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 - $731

Train, bus  •  34 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from South Attleboro to Back Bay
  2. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN

$175 - $461

Drive  •  23 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Minneapolis 1380.7 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Rhode Island to Minnesota is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 23 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rhode Island to Minnesota is to train and fly which costs $170 - $490 and takes 6 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rhode Island to Minnesota. However, there are services departing from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence and arriving at Hennepin Ave & 4th St S via New York, Ny, Chicago, Il and Hennepin Ave & Maple St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 44 min.

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The distance between Rhode Island and Minnesota is 1184 miles. The road distance is 1380.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Rhode Island to Minnesota without a car is to bus which takes 31 h 44 min and costs $140 - $360.

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It takes approximately 7 h 9 min to get from Rhode Island to Minnesota, including transfers.

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Rhode Island to Minnesota 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 Rhode Island to Minnesota is to fly which takes 7 h 9 min and costs $160 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $360 and takes 31 h 44 min, you could also train, which costs $200 - $750 and takes 32 h 28 min.

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There is no direct flight from Providence Airport to Minneapolis Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Rhode Island to Minnesota bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Minneapolis, Mn station.

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Map of how to get from Rhode Island to Minnesota.
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  • Distance: 1184.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 9 min

What companies run services between Rhode Island, USA and Minnesota, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Warwick to Bloomington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Providence to Minneapolis via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Ny, Chicago, Il, Minneapolis, Mn, and Hennepin Ave & Maple St in around 31 h 44 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Providence to Rochester via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Providence to Rochester via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Providence to Rochester via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Providence to Duluth via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Providence to Duluth via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Minneapolis via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Providence to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Providence to Rochester via Reagan Washington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Providence to Rochester via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Providence to Rochester via Philadelphia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
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 Providence to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Providence to Rochester via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Providence to Rochester via Newark, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Providence to Duluth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Providence to Duluth via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Providence to Duluth via Newark, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Boston to Minneapolis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Providence to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
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 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $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 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Train operators
MBTA
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Attleboro to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
mbta.com
Train from Providence to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
mbta.com
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 New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$55 - $80
Business Class
$90 - $150
First Class
$210 - $280
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
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
Bus operators
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
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 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
8 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110

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