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There are 1 bus company operating 4 routes, 1 train company operating 3 routes - Empire Builder, City Of New Orleans, Cardinal, 2 airlines operating 4 routes. The cheapest bus costs $26 and is 10h 5min. The cheapest train costs $78 and is 7h 36min. The cheapest flight costs $40 and is 1h 29min.

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Bus
Chicago to Minneapolis
$26
10h 5min
Train
CHI to MSP
$81
7h 57min
Flight
MDW to MSP
$67
1h 24min
Bus
Chicago to Saint Paul
$26
14h 34min
Flight
ORD to MSP
$40
1h 29min
Train
GLN to MSP
$78
7h 36min
Flight
ORD to STC
$272
5h 41min
Train
HMW to MSP
$84
8h 27min
Bus
Burns Harbor to Minneapolis
$58
12h 48min
Train
DYE to MSP
$85
8h 33min
Bus
Burns Harbor to Saint Paul
$58
12h 32min
Flight
SBN to MSP
$274
5h 44min
Drive
Chicago to Minneapolis
$37
8h 52min

What is the best way to travel from Chicago to Minneapolis?

There are 4 ways to travel from Chicago to Minneapolis. 4 buses, 4 trains, 4 flights and 1 by car are possible between the two areas. The bus operated by Greyhound running from Chicago to Minneapolis is the cheapest and fastest. The flight operated by Southwest Airlines running from MDW to MSP is the most convenient.

It's important to check each mode when booking your ticket so that you can find the best method for you. The cost of each type varies differently, so be sure to use Faretrotter to keep an eye out!

Do you recommend the bus or the train between Chicago and Minneapolis?

There is only one bus company, Greyhound, with routes running from Chicago to Minneapolis. One train provider, Amtrak, runs trains from Chicago to Minneapolis. Because the bus is cheapest, we recommend taking the bus.

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Chicago airports, bus, and train stations

CHI Chicago Union Station
2.1 miles from Chicago
MDW Chicago Midway Intl
airport · 6.9 miles from Chicago
ORD Chicago Ohare Intl
airport · 15.8 miles from Chicago
GLN Glenview Amtrak
17.5 miles from Chicago
HMW Homewood Amtrak
19.9 miles from Chicago
DYE Dyer Amtrak
24.1 miles from Chicago

Minneapolis airports, bus, and train stations

MSP St. Paul-Minneapolis Midway Station
9 miles from Minneapolis
MSP Minneapolis St Paul Intl
airport · 7.1 miles from Minneapolis