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There are 4 ways to get from Chicago to Fargo by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Fargo (FAR) ORD - FAR

$195 - $571

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Fargo, ND 933 / ...

$82 - $119

2 alternative options

Train  •  13 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Fargo Amtrak Station Empire Builder

$90 - $270

Drive  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Fargo 645.2 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Fargo is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 10 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Fargo is to fly which costs $190 - $600 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Fargo. However, there are services departing from Chicago and arriving at Fargo, ND via Minneapolis, MN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station station and arriving at Fargo Amtrak Station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 9 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Fargo is 572 miles. The road distance is 645.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Fargo without a car is to train which takes 13 h 9 min and costs $90 - $270.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Chicago to Fargo, including transfers.

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Chicago to Fargo bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Chicago station.

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Chicago to Fargo train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Chicago Union Station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Fargo is to fly which takes 3 h 44 min and costs $190 - $600. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $90 - $270 and takes 13 h 9 min, you could also bus, which costs $80 - $120 and takes 14 h 53 min.

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  • Distance: 572 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to Fargo every 4 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Fargo 3 times a day. Tickets cost $90 - $270 and the journey takes 13 h 9 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Fargo via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Fargo
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Fargo
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Fargo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
13 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Room
$390 - $550
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Fargo, ND
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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jeffersonlines.com

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Fargo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Chicago to Fargo bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Fargo, ND station.

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Chicago to Fargo train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Fargo Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Fargo is 645 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 44 min to drive from Chicago to Fargo.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Fargo Airport.

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There are 61+ hotels available in Fargo. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs $2 - $5.

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