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Ames to Minneapolis bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$39.00
Shortest Duration4h 30m
Trips per day6
bus carriers1
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How to book cheap Ames to Minneapolis bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Ames to Minneapolis is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Ames to Minneapolis were $39.00. By booking 21 days out, tickets are on average $5.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Ames to Minneapolis?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Ames to Minneapolis by bus is usually around 12:00 AM on Tuesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Around 6:00 AM on Thursday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

Jefferson Lines from Ames to Minneapolis has the most daily schedules

On average there are 6 scheduled bus trips per day. Jefferson Lines has the most regularly scheduled departures from Ames to Minneapolis, with an average of 6 trips per day and 68 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Ames to Minneapolis. Of the 6 trips there are 3 trips that are direct connections to Minneapolis.

1 carriers offer Ames to Minneapolis bus trips

Jefferson Lines

Book Jefferson Lines from Ames to Minneapolis from $39.00. There are 6 trips per day offered by Jefferson Lines from Ames to Minneapolis and you can expect on average to pay $43.93 for a Jefferson Lines ticket to Minneapolis. In Ames, Jefferson Lines departs to Minneapolis from Intermodal Station - 129 Hayward Ave, In Minneapolis, Jefferson Lines arrives at U Minn - 2428 Delaware St and one other station.

An average trip on Jefferson Lines from Ames to Minneapolis takes 6 hours and 5 minutes, while the fastest available Jefferson Lines trip will get you to Minneapolis in 4 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Jefferson Lines offers 6 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $44.00 for a weekend trip to Minneapolis.

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Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Ames. Most bus trips to Minneapolis will depart from Intermodal Station - 129 Hayward Ave.
  • Intermodal Station - 129 Hayward Ave
Bus trips arrive in Minneapolis at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Transp Ctr - 950 Hawthorne Ave, U Minn - 2428 Delaware St are the main bus stations in Minneapolis for trips arriving from Ames.
  • Transp Ctr - 950 Hawthorne Ave
  • U Minn - 2428 Delaware St