There are 10 ways to get from Rockford to Minneapolis by bus, plane, 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

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

Cheapest option

Bus to Moline, fly  •  5 h 58 min

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

$233 - $851

8 alternative options

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  4 h 11 min

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

Bus to Madison, fly  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Rockford, IL to Madison, WI University
  2. Fly from Madison (MSN) to Minneapolis (MSP) MSN - MSP

Bus, bus to Milwaukee, fly  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Rockford, IL - Clock Tower to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Airport
  3. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Minneapolis (MSP) MKE - MSP

Bus Megabus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Rockford, IL to Madison, WI University
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI University to Minneapolis, MN via Minneapolis

Bus Badger Bus  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Rockford, IL to Madison, WI University
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison to Minneapolis, MN - U. of Minnesota College Connection

Bus Jefferson Lines  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Rockford, IL to Madison, WI University
  2. Take the bus from Madison to Minneapolis, MN 966

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

Drive  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Rockford to Minneapolis 337.9 miles

$30 - $50

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

You can take a bus from Rockford to Minneapolis via Rockford, IL and Madison, WI University in around 8 h 10 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Madison to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Moline to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Milwaukee to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
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 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Moline to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
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
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 to Chicago, IL - Midway International Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Bus from Rockford, IL - Clock Tower to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Bus from Rockford, IL to Madison, WI University
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Bus from Rockford, IL to Chicago, IL - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Megabus
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison to Minneapolis, MN - U. of Minnesota
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Madison to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Rockford to Minneapolis?

The distance between Rockford and Minneapolis is 451 km. The road distance is 541 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Rockford to Minneapolis?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Rockford to Minneapolis?

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

How long does it take to get from Rockford to Minneapolis?

It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from Rockford to Minneapolis, including transfers.