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

Fly  •  3 h 22 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
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN via Minneapolis

$58 - $95

3 alternative options

Bus Jefferson Lines  •  14 h 1 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 Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak Empire Builder

$118 - $311

Drive  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Drive from St. Louis to Minneapolis 562.1 miles

$55 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from St. Louis to Minneapolis is to drive which costs $55 - $80 and takes 9 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from St. Louis to Minneapolis is to fly which costs $120 - $360 and takes 3 h 22 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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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from St. Louis to Minneapolis, including transfers.

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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 14 h 1 min.

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

Southwest Airlines and Delta 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 14 h 1 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from St. Louis to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
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 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
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 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
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from St. Louis to Chicago
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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