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Chicago to Minneapolis bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$10.00
Shortest Duration8h 0m
Trips per day10
bus carriers2
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How to book cheap Chicago to Minneapolis bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on 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 $34.18. By booking 10 days out, tickets are on average $21.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus 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 2:00 PM on Sunday 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.

Greyhound from Chicago to Minneapolis has the most daily schedules

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 120 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.

2 carriers offer Chicago to Minneapolis bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Chicago to Minneapolis from $24.00. There are 6 Greyhound schedules from Chicago to Minneapolis and you can expect on average to pay $36.48 for a Greyhound ticket to Minneapolis. In Chicago, Greyhound departs to Minneapolis from Bus 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 17 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Minneapolis in 8 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 6 trips per day and you could expect to pay $42.06 for a weekend getaway trip to Minneapolis.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
9h 17m
Avg. Price
$36.48

Megabus

Book Megabus from Chicago to Minneapolis from $10.00. There are 3 Megabus schedules from Chicago to Minneapolis and you can expect on average to pay $37.78 for a Megabus ticket to Minneapolis. In Chicago, Megabus departs to Minneapolis 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 8 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay $40.39 for a weekend getaway trip to Minneapolis.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
8h 41m
Avg. Price
$37.78

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 Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St, W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St, Dan Ryan Bus Station.
  • Bus 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