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Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  6h 55m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Minot (MOT) ORD - MOT

$84 - $607

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Fly from Chicago Midway  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Minot (MOT) MDW - MOT

$100 - $707

Train to Milwaukee, fly  •  8h 17m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Minot (MOT) MKE - MOT

$132 - $793

Train  •  18h 14m

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

$95 - $140

Bus  •  22h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Minot, ND 933

$114 - $197

Drive  •  15h 47m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Minot 945.2 miles

$90 - $140

Chicago to Minot by train

The train journey time between Chicago and Minot is around 18h 14m and covers a distance of around 941 miles. The fastest train normally takes 18h 14m. Operated by Amtrak, the Chicago to Minot train service departs from Chicago Union Station and arrives in Minot Amtrak Station. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
18h 14m
Fastest train time:
18h 14m
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$95
Carbon emissions:
79 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
14:15
Last train departs at:
14:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chicago to Minot train schedules

Chicago → Minot
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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Minot is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 15h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Minot is to fly which costs $95 - $750 and takes 6h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Minot. However, there are services departing from Chicago and arriving at Minot, ND via Minneapolis, MN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station station and arriving at Minot Amtrak Station station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18h 14m.

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The distance between Chicago and Minot is 802 miles. The road distance is 945.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Minot without a car is to train which takes 18h 14m and costs $95 - $140.

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It takes approximately 6h 55m to get from Chicago to Minot, including transfers.

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Chicago to Minot bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago station.

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Chicago to Minot train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Chicago Union Station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Minot is to fly which takes 6h 55m and costs $80 - $650. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $95 - $140 and takes 18h 14m, you could also bus, which costs $110 - $200 and takes 22h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Minot.
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  • Distance: 801.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 55m

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

Delta, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Chicago to Minot every 30 minutes. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Minot Amtrak Station 5 times a day. Tickets cost $95 - $140 and the journey takes 18h 14m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minot via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minot via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minot via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minot via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Milwaukee to Minot via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to Minot via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Milwaukee to Minot via New York La Guardia, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minot via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minot via Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minot via Bismarck, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minot via Des Moines, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minot via Will Rogers World, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minot via Omaha, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minot via Cedar Rapids, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minot via Nashville, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Milwaukee to Minot via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Minot via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Chicago Union Station to Minot Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
18h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Seat
$200 - $290
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Minot, ND
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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There is no direct flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Minot Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 23m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Minot is 945 miles. It takes approximately 15h 47m to drive from Chicago to Minot.

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Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Minot Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Minot. Prices start at $100 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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