Distance between Minneapolis, MN (MSP) and Rochester, NY (ROC)

Flight distance from Minneapolis to Rochester (Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport – Greater Rochester International Airport) is 783 miles / 1260 kilometers / 681 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 58 minutes.

Driving distance from Minneapolis (MSP) to Rochester (ROC) is 913 miles / 1469 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 10 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Minneapolis to Rochester.

Shortest flight path between Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) and Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC).

How far is Rochester from Minneapolis?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Minneapolis and Rochester. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 783.192 miles
• 1260.425 kilometers
• 680.575 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
• 781.118 miles
• 1257.088 kilometers
• 678.773 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information

A Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport
City: Minneapolis, MN
Country: United States
IATA Code: MSP
ICAO Code: KMSP
Coordinates: 44°52′55″N, 93°13′18″W

B Greater Rochester International Airport
City: Rochester, NY
Country: United States
IATA Code: ROC
ICAO Code: KROC
Coordinates: 43°7′8″N, 77°40′20″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Minneapolis and Rochester is 1 hour. Rochester is 1 hour ahead of Minneapolis.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 133 kg (294 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Minneapolis (MSP) → Rochester (ROC).

Distance:
783
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
783

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