There are 5 ways to get from Winona to Minneapolis by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Winona Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak Empire Builder

$32 - $68

Cheapest option

Bus Jefferson Lines  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Winona State University, MN to Minneapolis, MN 966

$30 - $45

3 alternative options

Bus Go Carefree Shuttle  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Winona, MN to MSP Airport

$51 - $63

Drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Winona to Minneapolis 135.7 miles

$13 - $20

Fly  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Fly from La Crosse (LSE) to Minneapolis (MSP) LSE - MSP

$208 - $1,129

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The cheapest way to get from Winona to Minneapolis is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Winona to Minneapolis is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Winona State University, MN and arriving at Minneapolis, MN. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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The distance between Winona and Minneapolis is 103 miles. The road distance is 135.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Winona to Minneapolis without a car is to train which takes 2 h 59 min and costs $30 - $70.

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Winona to Minneapolis, including transfers.

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Winona to Minneapolis bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Winona State University, MN station.

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The best way to get from Winona to Minneapolis is to train which takes 2 h 59 min and costs $30 - $70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $45 and takes 3 h, you could also fly, which costs $200 - $1,200 and takes 3 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from La Crosse Airport to Minneapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 59 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Winona to Minneapolis is 136 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to drive from Winona to Minneapolis.

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Delta offers flights from La Crosse Airport to Minneapolis Airport.

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  • Distance: 103.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 59 min

What companies run services between Winona, MN, USA and Minneapolis, MN, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Winona to Minneapolis 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 16 min. Alternatively, Jefferson Lines operates a bus from Winona to Minneapolis every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from La Crosse to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
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 Winona Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Winona State University, MN to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Go Carefree Shuttle
Website
gocarefreeshuttle.com
Bus from Winona, MN to MSP Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
gocarefreeshuttle.com

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