There are 7 ways to get from Waukegan to Minneapolis by train, plane, bus 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

Train to Chicago Midway, fly  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Waukegan to Chicago OTC
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Minneapolis (MSP) MDW - MSP

$71 - $286

Cheapest option

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Waukegan to Clybourn
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Minneapolis (MSP) ORD - MSP

$52 - $216

5 alternative options

Train, bus to Milwaukee, fly  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Waukegan to Clybourn
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Airport
  3. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Minneapolis (MSP) MKE - MSP

$142 - $381

Bus  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Kenosha, WI to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak Airport Express from Chicago O'hare / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI to Minneapolis, MN

$102 - $133

Train  •  11 h

  1. Take the train from Waukegan to Chicago OTC Up-N
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Empire Builder

$74 - $192

Train, bus  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Waukegan to Chicago OTC Up-N
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn 4712 / ...

$54 - $122

Drive  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Waukegan to Minneapolis 386.9 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The distance between Waukegan and Minneapolis is 327 miles. The road distance is 386.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Waukegan to Minneapolis without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Waukegan to Minneapolis, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Waukegan to Minneapolis is to bus which takes 9 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11 h.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Minneapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waukegan to Minneapolis is 387 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to drive from Waukegan to Minneapolis.

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Minneapolis Airport.

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There are 293+ hotels available in Minneapolis. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Waukegan to Minneapolis.
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  • Distance: 327.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

What companies run services between Waukegan, IL, USA and Minneapolis, MN, USA?

You can take a bus from Waukegan to Minneapolis via Kenosha, WI, Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak, and Milwaukee, WI in around 9 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Waukegan to Minneapolis via Chicago OTC, Chicago Union Station, St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot, and Union Depot Station in around 11 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Milwaukee to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Milwaukee to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Milwaukee to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Air Choice One
Website
airchoiceone.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis via Mason City
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Waukegan to Chicago OTC
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Waukegan to Clybourn
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
metrarail.com
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 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
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Bus from Kenosha, WI to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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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