There are 9 ways to get from Richmond to Minneapolis by plane, bus, train 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 from Richmond  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Minneapolis (MSP) RIC - MSP

$174 - $855

Cheapest option

Bus  •  31 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Chicago, Il
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn

$132 - $337

7 alternative options

Bus to Reagan Washington, fly  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Springfield
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Minneapolis (MSP) DCA - MSP

$141 - $513

Bus, train to Baltimore, fly  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  3. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Minneapolis (MSP) BWI - MSP

$164 - $575

Bus to Washington Dulles, fly  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Springfield
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Minneapolis (MSP) IAD - MSP

$149 - $471

Bus, train via Washington, Dc  •  30 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot

$184 - $530

Bus, train  •  33 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
  2. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot

$191 - $534

Bus, train #2  •  33 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
  2. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN

$161 - $408

Drive  •  20 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Richmond to Minneapolis 1211.9 miles

$110 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Minneapolis is to drive which costs $110 - $180 and takes 20 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Richmond to Minneapolis is to fly which costs $170 - $900 and takes 4 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Richmond to Minneapolis. However, there are services departing from Richmond, Va and arriving at Minneapolis, Mn via Washington, Dc and Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 3 min.

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The distance between Richmond and Minneapolis is 971 miles. The road distance is 1211.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Minneapolis without a car is to bus and train which takes 30 h 21 min and costs $180 - $550.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Richmond to Minneapolis, including transfers.

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Richmond to Minneapolis bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Richmond, Va station.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Minneapolis is to fly which takes 4 h 54 min and costs $170 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $340 and takes 31 h 3 min.

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  • Distance: 971 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

What companies run services between Richmond, VA, USA and Minneapolis, MN, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Richmond to Minneapolis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Richmond to Minneapolis via Washington, Dc and Chicago, Il in around 31 h 3 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Richmond to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Richmond to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Richmond to Minneapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Richmond to Minneapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Baltimore to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Baltimore to Minneapolis via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Richmond to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Richmond to Minneapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Richmond to Minneapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Minneapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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 Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
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 Charlottesville Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$450 - $650
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.

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 Richmond, Va to Springfield
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Washington, Dc to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $190
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
Bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29

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