Cheap bus tickets fromChicago to Minneapolis

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traveling from Chicago to Minneapolis by bus

Cheapest price$10.00
Shortest Duration7h 55m
Trips per day10
bus carriers2
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How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from Chicago to Minneapolis?

The best way to get the cheapest bus tickets from Chicago to Minneapolis is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Chicago to Minneapolis were $18.19. By booking 10 days out, tickets are on average $18.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Chicago to Minneapolis?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Minneapolis by bus is at 9:00 PM on Friday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 12:00 AM on Tuesday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

How many daily bus trips are there from Chicago to Minneapolis?

On average there are 10 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Chicago to Minneapolis, with an average of 6 trips per day and 131 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from Chicago to Minneapolis. Of the 10 trips there are 8 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

bus lines that run from Chicago to Minneapolis

Megabus

Megabus operates, on average, 3 bus schedule(s) from Chicago to Minneapolis. The average Megabus ticket to Minneapolis costs $28.62. Cheap Megabus tickets to Minneapolis are available on Wanderu starting from $1.00. In Chicago, Megabus departs from W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St and no other station. In Minneapolis, Megabus arrives at Ramp C - 318 3rd Ave N and no other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Chicago to Minneapolis takes 8 hours and 41 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Minneapolis in 7 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay $30.68 for a weekend getaway trip to Minneapolis.

Megabus
Megabus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
8h 41m
Avg. Price
$28.62

Greyhound

Greyhound operates, on average, 6 bus schedule(s) from Chicago to Minneapolis. The average Greyhound ticket to Minneapolis costs $32.39. Cheap Greyhound tickets to Minneapolis are available on Wanderu starting from $23.00. In Chicago, Greyhound departs from Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St and 1 other station. In Minneapolis, Greyhound arrives at Transp Ctr - 950 Hawthorne Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Chicago to Minneapolis takes 9 hours and 6 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Minneapolis in 7 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 6 trips per day and you could expect to pay $34.44 for a weekend getaway trip to Minneapolis.

Greyhound
Greyhound
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
9h 6m
Avg. Price
$32.39

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from Chicago. Most bus trips to Minneapolis will depart from Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St, W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St, Dan Ryan Bus Station.
  • Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
Bus trips arrive in Minneapolis at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Transp Ctr - 950 Hawthorne Ave, Ramp C - 318 3rd Ave N are the main bus stations in Minneapolis for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • Transp Ctr - 950 Hawthorne Ave
  • Ramp C - 318 3rd Ave N