There are 6 ways to get from Chicago to Bismarck by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Bismarck (BIS) ORD - BIS

$182 - $458

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  19 h 22 min

  1. Take the night bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Minneapolis, Mn 4730
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Bismarck, ND 933

$122 - $223

4 alternative options

Fly from Chicago Midway  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Bismarck (BIS) MDW - BIS

$172 - $497

Train, bus  •  18 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Bismarck, ND 933

$152 - $300

Bus  •  20 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Minneapolis, MN 966 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Bismarck, ND 933

$160 - $244

Drive  •  13 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Bismarck 839.1 miles

$80 - $120

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Bismarck, ND, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to Bismarck 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Bismarck via Milwaukee, Wi, Milwaukee, and Minneapolis, MN in around 20 h 36 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bismarck via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Bismarck via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Bismarck via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bismarck
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bismarck via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bismarck
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Bismarck, ND
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Night bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago and Bismarck is 1179 km. The road distance is 1343 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Bismarck is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 13 h 34 min.

The quickest way to get from Chicago to Bismarck is to fly which takes 4 h 14 min and costs $180 - $460.

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Bismarck. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Bismarck, ND via Milwaukee and Minneapolis, MN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 36 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Chicago to Bismarck, including transfers.