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Journey Information

Chicago to Minneapolis coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£38.45
Shortest Duration8h 35m
Trips per day12
Coach lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Megabus go to Minnesota?

Megabus has bus stops in both Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. There are 3 Megabus trips from Chicago to Minneapolis per day, with an average cost of $30 per ticket.

How far is Minneapolis from the Wisconsin border?

Minneapolis is just a 26 mile (41.8 kilometer) drive eastward from the Wisconsin border.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chicago to Minneapolis?

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Minneapolis is by bus. Bus tickets start at just $10, while train tickets average closer to $100 (and include at least one transfer).

Is it safe to travel by coach from Chicago to Minneapolis right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most coach companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, coach companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a coach ticket from Chicago to Minneapolis?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £39.76 was the low point for coach fares from Chicago to Minneapolis. Coaches from Minneapolis to Chicago are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £39.76 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 9 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £9.91 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 13 hours and 38 minutes to cover the 355 miles (571 kilometers) from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis, MN. However, the fastest coach only takes 8 hours and 35 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

Because many passengers travel from Chicago to Minneapolis at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Chicago?

The first coach leaves at 01:00 and the last coach leaves at 21:00. To see the times for all coaches from Chicago to Minneapolis, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 12 scheduled coaches that travel from Chicago to Minneapolis every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 4 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

What coach companies travel from Chicago to Minneapolis?

There is one coach company that operates from Chicago to Minneapolis. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by coach. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound1213h 38m£44.62

Where does the coach leave from in Chicago?

Coaches to Minneapolis leave from multiple locations in Chicago, Illinois. These are the 4 most popular coach stations:

  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
  • 5800 N Cumberland Ave
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station

Where does the coach arrive in Minneapolis?

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Minneapolis, Minnesota:

  • Transp Ctr - 950 Hawthorne Ave
  • U Minn - 2428 Delaware St

Price trends for coaches from Chicago to Minneapolis

Average prices by travel date

£59£39£20NovDec

Monthly average prices

£39£31£24£16£8JFMAMJJASOND

Prices as travel date approaches

£59£47£35£24£123020100

coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Chicago, IL to Minneapolis, MN
5.0
Based on 3 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Imtiaz
5.0
7 March 2020Solo travel
Pros
Wonderful
Cons
Nice
Tips
Yes

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.5
Staff
4.0
Value
4.5
Condition
4.5
Anna
5.0
21 December 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Nice driver
Cons
Space in seats (legroom), I could hardly fit if the one in front of me tilted their seat back
Tips
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