Travel from MSP to SAS

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$127 | 1d 10h 49min Flight$384 | 7h 32min Bus165 lb of CO2
  1. Train$263
    1d 8h 8min · 351 lb of CO2
  2. Bus$127
    1d 10h 50min · 193 lb of CO2
  3. Flight$384
    7h 32min · 678 lb of CO2
  4. Drive$150
    18h 51min · 214 lb of CO2

MSP to SAS Trains

train tickets from Saint Paul to San Antonio

$263 · 1d 8h 8min
AmtrakAmtrak MSP train to SAS
Train Tickets
About $263
Travel Duration
1d 8h 8min
Saint Paul - MSP
Amtrak from MSP to CHIAmtrak · 7h 57minEmpire Builder
Chicago - CHI
Amtrak from CHI to SASAmtrak · 1d 10minTexas Eagle
San Antonio - SAS

MSP to SAS Buses

bus tickets from Saint Paul to San Antonio

$127 · 1d 10h 50min
Various bus companies
About $127
Travel Duration
1d 10h 50min

bus tickets from Minneapolis to San Antonio

$127 · 1d 10h 49min
Various bus companies
About $127
Travel Duration
1d 10h 49min

bus tickets from Eden Prairie to San Antonio

$207 · 1d 5h 52min
Various bus companies
About $207
Travel Duration
1d 5h 52min

bus tickets from Saint Paul to Castroville

$211 · 1d 6h 26min
Various bus companies
About $211
Travel Duration
1d 6h 26min

MSP to SAS Flights

bus tickets from MSP to SAT

$384 · 7h 32min
Various airlines
About $384
Travel Duration
7h 32min

Drive from MSP to SAS

Driving from MSP to SAS

$150 · 18h 51min

It's 1112 miles between MSP to SAS. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 51min and 19h 48min from MSP to SAS under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 20h 45min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to SAS by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $150.

Our recommendation to SAS

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from MSP to SAS?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are train, bus, flight or by car transportation options available, the sooner to book the better. While prices for buses or trains might not fluctuate as much as flights, their availability certainly will. It's recommended to book these flights at least 2 weeks away, but even more if you are able.

MSP to SAS TX - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from MSP to SAS. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to SAS is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the MSP/SAS buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from MSP is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between MSP MN and SAS during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from MSP to SAS? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of SAS traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to SAS is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from MSP to SAS?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from MSP to SAS is by bus. The bus costs $127 roughly and will take 1 day 10 hours 49 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from MSP to SAS?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between MSP area and SAS, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 8 hours 8 minutes. We recommend catching the train at MSP St. Paul-Minneapolis Midway Station, which is about 0 miles from MSP. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at CHI Chicago.

How long does it take from MSP to SAS by car?

The total distance between MSP and SAS is 1112 miles and will take you about 18 hours 51 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $150.

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