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Eau Claire - St Paul Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 5 intercity buses per day from Eau Claire to St Paul. Traveling by bus from Eau Claire to St Paul usually takes around one hour and 21 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in just one hour and 15 minutes.

Distance79 mi (126 km)
Shortest duration1h 15m
Cheapest price$4.99
Trips per day5
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines3

How much is a bus ticket from Eau Claire to St Paul?

Bus tickets for a trip from Eau Claire to St Paul cost $23.39 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

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If you're planning to travel by bus from Eau Claire to St Paul in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $23 to $27. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on July 22, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to St Paul this week, bus tickets are available starting at $23.

Monthly average prices

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If you're planning on taking a bus from Eau Claire to St Paul, you'll be happy to know that the cost stays pretty stable throughout the year. You can expect to pay around $22 for your ticket regardless of when you plan to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. To find the cheapest bus tickets, book your trip at least 8 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $5.71 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Eau Claire to St Paul?

There are 3 bus lines from Eau Claire to St Paul available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 4 daily trips, Greyhound usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US21h 25m$26.13
Greyhound41h 19m$25.16
Megabus11h 45m$16.34
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 2 trips per day from Eau Claire to Saint Paul, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 4 bus trips from Eau Claire to Saint Paul every day, with the average journey taking around 1 hours and 19 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Saint Paul usually start from $23.

  • Book Megabus from Eau Claire to Saint Paul from $5. Typically there is one Megabus schedule per day from Eau Claire to St Paul and you can expect on average to pay for a Megabus ticket to Saint Paul. In Eau Claire, Megabus departs to Saint Paul from University of Wisconsin Transit Stop . In Saint Paul, Megabus arrives at Union Depot .

    An average trip on Megabus from Eau Claire to Saint Paul takes 1 hours and 45 minutes , while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Saint Paul in 1 hours and 15 minutes .

    On weekends, Megabus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Saint Paul.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of one hour and 21 minutes to cover the 79 miles from Eau Claire to St Paul. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 15 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Because many passengers travel from Eau Claire to St Paul at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. 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 bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Eau Claire to St Paul, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Eau Claire to St Paul every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Eau Claire to St Paul without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Eau Claire to St Paul; ticket prices start at $22.00.

City Information

St Paul

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Saint Paul is the capital of Minnesota, and is one of the Twin Cities, along with its neighbor across the Mississippi River, Minneapolis. As the seat of Minnesota's government, Saint Paul offers historic and cultural attractions which represent both the state and the American Midwest as a whole.

For a comprehensive introduction to the region's history, start your trip at the Minnesota History Center, just down the street from the grounds of the State Capitol building. There are museums in Saint Paul for all types of interests, including the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Schubert Club Musical Instrument Museum. For an extra dash of Saint Paul history, take a stroll down Summit Avenue, a stylish street of drool-worthy Victorian houses and mansions, including the home of F. Scott Fitzgerald.

If you're brave enough to visit Saint Paul during the freezing winters, you'll be rewarded with the Saint Paul Winter Carnival, a yearly event where you can explore ice palaces, watch live ice sculpting, and compete in city-wide scavenger hunts. Saint Paul is also one of the country's best cities for craft beer, so save time to taste some local ales or even brew your own beer at Vine Park Brewing Co.

Saint Paul is a hub for travel in the Midwest thanks in part to Amtrak's Empire Builder train service which stops at Saint Paul Union Depot. Bus service from stations throughout town and nearby Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport make it easy to travel to and from this saintly city.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Eau Claire?

Main departure station: Mcdonald's Restaurant

Eau Claire has two bus stations with service to Saint Paul.

All bus stations in Eau Claire:

  • Mcdonald's Restaurant

  • University of Wisconsin Transit Stop

Where does the bus arrive in St Paul?

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Main arrival station: Union Depot

Located right on the banks of the Mississippi River in Saint Paul’s Lowertown neighborhood, Union Depot has a remarkable history dating back to 1881. It remains the major transport hub of Saint Paul, as well as the designated station for Amtrak service in the Twin Cities. Besides the long-haul Empire Builder train, the station serves Jefferson Lines and Greyhound intercity buses and connects to local public transit. Within the Union Depot complex, you’ll find a coffee shop, restaurant, bike shop, rental car agency, and can even join a public tour to admire the architecture and learn about the station’s storied past.

All bus stations in St Paul:

  • Union Depot

  • 629 Rice Street

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