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Chicago, IL to Minneapolis by bus

The journey from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis by bus is 355.43 mi and takes 9 hr 6 min. There are 16 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:35 AM and the last at 10:50 PM. It is possible to travel from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis by bus for as little as $55.14 or as much as $108.76. The best price for this journey is $55.14.

Lowest Price$55.14
Journey Duration9 hr 6 min
Connection per Day16
Lowest Price$55.14
Highest Price$108.76
First Departure12:35 AM
Last Departure10:50 PM
Distance355.43 mi
DepartureChicago, IL
ArrivalMinneapolis
CarriersFlixBus, Greyhound

Chicago, IL to Minneapolis Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Feb 28, 2024

Traveling from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis with Virail

Planning to travel from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis?

The cheapest bus tickets from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis cost $55.14. On average, you can expect to spend around $64.10 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis.
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The prices for bus tickets from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average bus ticket price is approximately $64.10. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long is the journey from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis by bus?

Traveling from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis by bus will usually take 9 hr 6 min. This journey covers a distance of 355.43 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 9 hr 6 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis covers a distance of 355.43 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 9 hr 6 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 8 hr 10 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

How many journeys from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis take place each day?

You will be able to travel from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 16 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 11 direct connections from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 5 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Find the best day to travel to Minneapolis by bus

When travelling to Minneapolis by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Services on board FlixBus and Greyhound from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis
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Chicago, IL to Minneapolis CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
40.04kg
Bus
42.9kg
Flight
114.4kg
Car
91.52kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis?
A bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis is $64.10. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $55.14.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis is $55.14. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Chicago, IL and Minneapolis by bus?
Chicago, IL to Minneapolis is 355.43 mi.
How long does the bus between Chicago, IL and Minneapolis take?
Chicago, IL to Minneapolis is on average 9 hr 6 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 8 hr 10 min.
Which companies operate from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus and Greyhound.
How many bus connections per day go from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis?
Chicago, IL to Minneapolis has 16 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis leave?
The earliest bus from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis departs at 12:35 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis depart?
The latest bus from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis departs at 10:50 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $55.14 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Chicago, IL to go to Minneapolis. You can go from O'Hare International Airport, Chicago/Rockford International Airport, Chicago Midway International Airport and Union Station and you can arrive at Minneapolis Glumack Dr & Terminal 1 / Lindbergh Upper.
How many direct connections depart from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis?
There are on average 11 direct connection(s) from Chicago, IL to go to Minneapolis.
What's the fastest journey time between Chicago, IL to Minneapolis by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Chicago, IL and Minneapolis is 8 hr 10 min.
Is there a direct bus from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Chicago, IL and Minneapolis.
What are the CO2 emissions for Chicago, IL to Minneapolis by bus?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis creates 42.9kg of CO2 emissions.

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