There are 10 ways to get from Washington to Minnesota by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to Minneapolis  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Minneapolis (MSP) DCA - MSP

$127 - $480

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Bus  •  28 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Chicago, Il 1607 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN

$110 - $240

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Train to Baltimore, fly to Minneapolis  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Minneapolis (MSP) BWI - MSP

$150 - $537

Fly Washington Dulles to Minneapolis  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Minneapolis (MSP) IAD - MSP

$133 - $437

Fly Reagan Washington to Rochester  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Rochester (RST) DCA - RST

$200 - $864

Fly Reagan Washington to Duluth  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Duluth (DLH) DCA - DLH

$205 - $955

Fly Reagan Washington to La Crosse, bus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to La Crosse (LSE) DCA - LSE
  2. Take the bus from La Crosse, WI to Rochester, MN

$238 - $1,004

Train  •  27 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Empire Builder

$176 - $489

Bus via Hennepin Ave & Maple St  •  29 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Chicago, Il 1607 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn 4712 / ...

$122 - $299

Drive  •  18 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Minneapolis 1110.9 miles

$100 - $160

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Minnesota. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Minneapolis, MN via Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 32 min.

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The distance between Washington and Minnesota is 1024 miles. The road distance is 1110.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Minnesota without a car is to train which takes 27 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Washington to Minnesota, including transfers.

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Washington to Minnesota bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Minnesota is to fly which takes 4 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 27 h 15 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 28 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Minneapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 36 min.

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Washington to Minnesota bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Minneapolis, Mn station.

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Minnesota is 1 h behind Washington. It is currently 5:59 AM in Washington and 4:59 AM in Minnesota.

Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Minnesota is 1111 miles. It takes approximately 18 h 29 min to drive from Washington to Minnesota.

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  • Distance: 1024.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Minnesota, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Washington to Bloomington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Washington to Minneapolis via Chicago Union Station, St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot, and Union Depot Station in around 27 h 15 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Minneapolis via Madison
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to Minneapolis via Covington
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Minneapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rochester via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rochester via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rochester via Covington, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Duluth via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Duluth via Madison, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Duluth via Covington, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to La Crosse via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to La Crosse via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to La Crosse via Madison, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Minneapolis via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rochester via Cleveland, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Duluth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Duluth via Cleveland, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Duluth via Newark, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rochester via Greensboro/High Point, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rochester via Buffalo, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rochester via Cleveland, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to La Crosse via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to La Crosse via Pittsburgh, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to La Crosse via Columbus, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to La Crosse via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to La Crosse via Knoxville, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to La Crosse via Nashville, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to La Crosse via Grand Rapids, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Baltimore to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Baltimore to Minneapolis via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Baltimore to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
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
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from La Crosse, WI to Rochester, MN
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Minneapolis Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Minnesota. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs .

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