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There are 5 ways to get from Winnipeg to Saint Paul by plane, train, night bus or car

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Fly  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Winnipeg (YWG) to Minneapolis (MSP) YWG - MSP

$235 - $556

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Train via Detroit Amtrak Station  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the train from Winnipeg to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Windsor
  3. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  4. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot

$379 - $770

Train, night bus  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the train from Winnipeg to Toronto
  2. Take the night bus from Toronto, On to Chicago Amtrak, Il
  3. Take the night bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to St Paul, Mn

$296 - $581

Train  •  2 days 15 h

  1. Take the train from Winnipeg to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Buffalo
  3. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
  4. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot

$388 - $833

Drive  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Winnipeg to Saint Paul 468.2 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Winnipeg to Saint Paul is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 7 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Winnipeg to Saint Paul is to fly which costs $300 - $750 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Winnipeg to Saint Paul. However, there are services departing from Winnipeg and arriving at St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot via Toronto, Buffalo Depew Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 15 h.

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The distance between Winnipeg and Saint Paul is 628 km. The road distance is 749.1 km.

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The best way to get from Winnipeg to Saint Paul without a car is to train and night bus which takes 2 days 13 h and costs $380 - $800.

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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Winnipeg to Saint Paul, including transfers.

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Winnipeg to Saint Paul train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Winnipeg station.

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The best way to get from Winnipeg to Saint Paul is to fly which takes 4 h 58 min and costs $300 - $750. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $490 - $1,100 and takes 2 days 9 h.

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The quickest flight from Winnipeg Airport to Minneapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Winnipeg to Saint Paul train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot station.

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Map of how to get from Winnipeg to Saint Paul.
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  • Distance: 392.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 min

What companies run services between Winnipeg, MB, Canada and Saint Paul, MN, USA?

Delta flies from Winnipeg to Saint Paul 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Winnipeg to Saint Paul via Toronto, Windsor, Detroit Amtrak Station, and Chicago Union Station in around 2 days 9 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Winnipeg to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Winnipeg to Toronto
Ave. Duration
37 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$200 - $340
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$170 - $190
Economy
$200 - $280
EconomyPlus
$240 - $340
Business
$370 - $550
Train from Toronto to Windsor
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $90
EconomyPlus
$80 - $120
Business
$100 - $140
Train from Toronto to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Business
$70 - $95
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
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
Night bus from Toronto, On to Chicago Amtrak, Il
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Night bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to St Paul, Mn
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110

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Yes, the driving distance between Winnipeg to Saint Paul is 749 km. It takes approximately 7 h 56 min to drive from Winnipeg to Saint Paul.

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Delta offers flights from Winnipeg Airport to Minneapolis Airport.

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There are 246+ hotels available in Saint Paul. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Winnipeg to Winnipeg Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 35 min and costs $4.

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