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Cheap train tickets from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN

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Cheapest

$106

Average

$120

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN will cost around $ 120 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 106.

Cheapest
02:15PMUnion Station7h48 10:03PMUnion Depot
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$1061One-way
2nd Cheapest
02:15PMUnion Station7h48 10:03PMUnion Depot
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$1351One-way

Train schedule from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN

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02:15PMUnion Station7h48 10:03PMUnion Depot
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Sun
May 29
$106Amtrak
$59Flixbus
$194United
Mon
May 30
$81Amtrak
$83Amtrak
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Tue
May 31
$81Amtrak
$59Flixbus
$265United
Wed
Jun 1
$175Amtrak
$59Flixbus
$233United
Thu
Jun 2
$175Amtrak
$63Amtrak
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Fri
Jun 3
$106Amtrak
$59Flixbus
$127United
Sat
Jun 4
$106Amtrak
$59Flixbus
$127United
Sun
Jun 5
$106Amtrak
$49Flixbus
$197United
Mon
Jun 6
$65Amtrak
$49Flixbus
$201American Airlines
Tue
Jun 7
$82Amtrak
$42Flixbus
$150American Airlines
Wed
Jun 8
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$49Flixbus
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Thu
Jun 9
$106Amtrak
$63Amtrak
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Fri
Jun 10
$81Amtrak
$63Amtrak
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Sat
Jun 11
$106Amtrak
$63Amtrak
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Sun
Jun 12
$106Amtrak
$63Amtrak
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Mon
Jun 13
$175Amtrak
$49Flixbus
$236United
Tue
Jun 14
$83Amtrak
$42Flixbus
$207American Airlines
Wed
Jun 15
$106Amtrak
$49Flixbus
$204American Airlines
Thu
Jun 16
$107Amtrak
$42Flixbus
$205American Airlines
Fri
Jun 17
$108Amtrak
$42Flixbus
$194United

Fastest train times from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN

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Fastest Journey

7 h 48 m

Average

7 h 48 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

571 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Chicago for Minneapolis, MN every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 571 km distance in an average of 7 h 48 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 7 h 48 m .

The slowest trains will take 7 h 48 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
02:15PMUnion Station7h48 10:03PMUnion Depot
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$1061One-way
Fastest
02:15PMUnion Station7h48 10:03PMUnion Depot
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$1351One-way

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Overview: Train from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN

distanceDistance354 miles (571 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price$128 (€113)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN cover the 354 miles (571 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 48 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $128 (€113), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $81 (€71).

Train companies: Amtrak from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN trains

For as little as $81 (€71) you can travel by train to Minneapolis, MN from Chicago with Amtrak. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak trains running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by train across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next train journey to Minneapolis, MN from Chicago.

  • Average Price: $81

Amtrak's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train to Minneapolis, MN from Chicago are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

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FAQs

What is the price of the cheapest train from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Chicago to Minneapolis, MN trains for as little as $81 (€71)  in the next 7 days.

How much is the train from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN on average?

The train price from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN is on average $128 (€113)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.

How far is Chicago to Minneapolis, MN by train?

You should expect to travel around 354 miles (571 km)  from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN by train.

How long is the train from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN?

The train time from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN is on average 7 h 48 min  for the 354 miles (571 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Minneapolis, MN from Chicago by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Which train companies should I travel with from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN?

For the route from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN you can take a train with Amtrak. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Minneapolis, MN from Chicago on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When can I take the first train from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN? When can I take the last train for the day?

The first Chicago to Minneapolis, MN train departs at 7: 15 PM   and the last train from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN leaves at 8: 15 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I buy Chicago to Minneapolis, MN train tickets to get the best deals?

You can find trains from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN to cost on average $128 (€113) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Chicago to Minneapolis, MN train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.