There are 4 ways to get from Seattle to Minneapolis by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Minneapolis (MSP) SEA - MSP

$135 - $347

3 alternative options

Bus  •  36 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Missoula, Mt
  2. Take the bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT 948
  3. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Minneapolis, MN 702 / ...

$271 - $443

Train  •  37 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak Empire Builder

$227 - $664

Drive  •  25 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Minneapolis 1668.3 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Minneapolis is to fly which costs $130 - $350 and takes 5 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Minneapolis is to fly which costs $130 - $350 and takes 5 h 5 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Minneapolis is 1399 miles. The road distance is 1668.3 miles.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Minneapolis. However, there are services departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Minneapolis, MN via Missoula, MT and Billings, MT. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 36 min.

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What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Minneapolis, MN, USA?

Sun Country Airlines, Delta and five other airlines fly from Seattle to Minneapolis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seattle to Minneapolis via Missoula, Mt, Missoula, MT, and Billings, MT in around 36 h 36 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Minneapolis via Spokane
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Seattle to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Seattle to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
37 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$390 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,200
Bus operators
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 Seattle, Wa to Missoula, Mt
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Billings, MT to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com

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