There are 5 ways to get from St. Louis to Minneapolis by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Minneapolis (MSP) STL - MSP

$124 - $356

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  15 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Louis to Chicago, IL
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN

$64 - $95

3 alternative options

Bus Jefferson Lines  •  13 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Minneapolis, MN 802 / ...

$109 - $188

Train  •  15 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Chicago Union Station Lincoln Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Empire Builder

$118 - $311

Drive  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Drive from St. Louis to Minneapolis 562.1 miles

$55 - $80

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from St. Louis to Minneapolis. However, there are services departing from St Louis, Mo and arriving at Minneapolis, MN via Kansas City, MO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 49 min.

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The distance between St. Louis and Minneapolis is 469 miles. The road distance is 562.1 miles.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to Minneapolis without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from St. Louis to Minneapolis, including transfers.

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St. Louis to Minneapolis bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from St Louis, Mo station.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to Minneapolis is to fly which takes 3 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 49 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 15 h 11 min.

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The quickest flight from St. Louis Airport to Minneapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 24 min.

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St. Louis to Minneapolis bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Minneapolis, MN station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St. Louis to Minneapolis is 562 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 55 min to drive from St. Louis to Minneapolis.

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American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from St. Louis Airport to Minneapolis Airport.

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Map of how to get from St. Louis to Minneapolis.
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  • Distance: 469.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

What companies run services between St. Louis, MO, USA and Minneapolis, MN, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from St. Louis to Minneapolis every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St. Louis to Minneapolis via Kansas City, Mo and Kansas City, MO in around 13 h 49 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from St. Louis to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $800
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. Louis Gateway Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from St. Louis to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
megabus.com

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The best way to get from St. Louis to St. Louis Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs .

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