There are 4 ways to get from Saint Cloud to Mankato by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from St Cloud, MN - State University to Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport, MN
  2. Take the bus from MSP Airport to Mankato, MN

$67 - $96

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from St. Cloud Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from MSP Airport to Mankato, MN

$57 - $101

2 alternative options

Bus via Minneapolis, MN  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Cloud, MN to Minneapolis, MN 928
  2. Take the bus from MSP Airport to Mankato, MN

$58 - $84

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Saint Cloud to Mankato 135 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Saint Cloud to Mankato is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saint Cloud to Mankato is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saint Cloud to Mankato. However, there are services departing from St Cloud, MN - State University and arriving at Mankato, MN via MSP Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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The distance between Saint Cloud and Mankato is 98 miles. The road distance is 135 miles.

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The best way to get from Saint Cloud to Mankato without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 55 min and costs $65 - $100.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Saint Cloud to Mankato, including transfers.

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Saint Cloud to Mankato bus services, operated by Executive Express, depart from St Cloud, MN - State University station.

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Saint Cloud to Mankato bus services, operated by Land to Air Express, arrive at Mankato, MN station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint Cloud to Mankato is 135 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to drive from Saint Cloud to Mankato.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Mankato. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Saint Cloud to Mankato.
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  • Distance: 97.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

What companies run services between Saint Cloud, MN, USA and Mankato, MN, USA?

You can take a bus from Saint Cloud to Mankato via Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport, MN and MSP Airport in around 4 h 55 min.

Train operators
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 St. Cloud Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Executive Express
Website
executiveexpress.biz
Bus from St Cloud, MN - State University to Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport, MN
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
executiveexpress.biz
Land to Air Express
Website
landtoairexpress.com
Bus from MSP Airport to Mankato, MN
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
landtoairexpress.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from St. Cloud, MN to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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