Distance from Minneapolis, MN to Phoenix, AZ

Distance

1,740 mi

Time

1 day 7 hours

Gas Cost

$131 - $254

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There are 1,278.48 miles from Minneapolis to Phoenix in southwest direction and 1,740 miles (2,800.26 kilometers) by car, following the I-40 route.

Minneapolis and Phoenix are 1 day 7 hours far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Minneapolis, MN to Phoenix, AZ. The halfway point is Elk City, OK.

Please note the time difference between Minneapolis, MN and Phoenix, AZ is 2 hours. The current time in Minneapolis is 1:47 pm and the current time in Phoenix is 11:47 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 80.54 gallons of gas to cover the route between Minneapolis, MN and Phoenix, AZ.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Minneapolis to Phoenix is $211.81.

During the route, an average car will release 1,577.89 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Minneapolis, MN and Phoenix, AZ

If you want to meet halfway between Minneapolis, MN and Phoenix, AZ or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 35.349125 and -99.45238, or 35º 20' 56.85" N, 99º 27' 8.568" W. This location is 869.80 miles away from Minneapolis, MN and Phoenix, AZ and it would take approximately 15 hours 35 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Elk City, OK, situated 891.94 miles from Minneapolis, MN and 849 miles from Phoenix, AZ. It would take 16 hours 3 mins to go from Minneapolis to Elk City and 15 hours 12 mins to go from Phoenix to Elk City.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Albuquerque, NM, Amarillo, TX, Des Moines, IA, Kansas City, KS, Kansas City, MO, Oklahoma City, OK, Olathe, KS, Overland Park, KS, Scottsdale, AZ, Tempe, AZ and Wichita, KS.


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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Minneapolis, MN

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Small cars

From $14

Intermediate

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From $18

Full-size

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From $24

SUVs

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From $28

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From $40


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Weather in Minneapolis, MN and Phoenix, AZ

Minneapolis, MN

Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 72°F on Thursday.

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Rain Rain Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Clear day
69° 59° 61° 56° 65° 50° 72° 52° 64° 49°
94% Rain probability 90% Rain probability 38% Rain probability 15% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
7 351 degrees 8 324 degrees 7 315 degrees 6 276 degrees 8 349 degrees

Phoenix, AZ

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 99°F on Friday.

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Clear day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Clear day Clear day
91° 60° 91° 63° 92° 70° 95° 69° 99° 77°
8% Rain probability 5% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
0 307 degrees 2 40 degrees 5 84 degrees 4 31 degrees 7 49 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Minneapolis, MN and Phoenix, AZ in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 1,278.48 mi 1.61 km 0.87 nautical mi
Driving distance 1,740 mi 1.61 km 0.87 nautical mi

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