There are 8 ways to get from Rockford to Minneapolis by car, plane, bus or train

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

Drive to Madison, fly  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Rockford to Madison
  2. Fly from Madison (MSN) to Minneapolis (MSP) MSN - MSP

$119 - $364

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Rockford to Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL 1486
  2. Take the bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il to Minneapolis, Mn 4712 / ...

$92 - $180

6 alternative options

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Rockford,IL-Rockford Bus Terminal to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Minneapolis (MSP) ORD - MSP

$97 - $262

Bus to Chicago Midway, fly  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Rockford, IL to Chicago, IL - Midway International Airport
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Minneapolis (MSP) MDW - MSP

Bus to Moline, fly  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochelle, Il to Moline, Il
  2. Fly from Moline (MLI) to Minneapolis (MSP) MLI - MSP

$233 - $851

Bus, train  •  11 h 7 min

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

Bus Jefferson Lines  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Rockford,IL-Rockford Bus Terminal to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Minneapolis, MN 966 / ...

$146 - $194

Drive  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Rockford to Minneapolis 337.9 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rockford to Minneapolis is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rockford to Minneapolis is to drive and fly which costs $110 - $370 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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The distance between Rockford and Minneapolis is 282 miles. The road distance is 337.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to get from Rockford to Minneapolis, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Rockford to Minneapolis.
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  • Distance: 281.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 52 min

What companies run services between Rockford, IL, USA and Minneapolis, MN, USA?

You can take a bus from Rockford to Minneapolis via Rockford, Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL, and Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il in around 11 h 6 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Madison to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Moline to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Moline to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Moline to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Air Choice One
Website
airchoiceone.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis via Mason City
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak
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
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Rockford,IL-Rockford Bus Terminal to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Bus from Rockford, IL to Chicago, IL - Midway International Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Bus from Rockford, IL to Chicago, IL - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Rochelle, Il to Moline, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il to Minneapolis, Mn
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Burlington Trailways
Coach USA
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com

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