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There are 4 ways to get from Detroit Lakes to Fargo by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 2m

  1. Take the train from Detroit Lakes Amtrak Station to Fargo Amtrak Station Empire Builder

$24 - $50

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Bus  •  1h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Detroit Lakes, MN to Fargo, ND 929

$18 - $25

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1h 4m

  1. Take a taxi from Detroit Lakes to Fargo 46.3 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  1h 4m

  1. Drive from Detroit Lakes to Fargo 46.3 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit Lakes to Fargo is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 1h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit Lakes to Fargo is to train which costs $24 - $50 and takes 1h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Detroit Lakes, MN and arriving at Fargo, ND. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Detroit Lakes Amtrak Station station and arriving at Fargo Amtrak Station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 2m.

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The distance between Detroit Lakes and Fargo is 45 miles. The road distance is 46.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit Lakes to Fargo without a car is to train which takes 1h 2m and costs $24 - $50.

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The train from Detroit Lakes Amtrak Station to Fargo Amtrak Station takes 1h 2m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Detroit Lakes to Fargo bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Detroit Lakes, MN station.

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

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The best way to get from Detroit Lakes to Fargo is to train which takes 1h 2m and costs $24 - $50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $18 - $25 and takes 1h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Detroit Lakes to Fargo.
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  • Distance: 45.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 2m

What companies run services between Detroit Lakes, MN, USA and Fargo, ND, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Detroit Lakes to Fargo 3 times a day. Tickets cost $24 - $50 and the journey takes 1h 2m. Alternatively, Jefferson Lines operates a bus from Detroit Lakes to Fargo 5 times a week. Tickets cost $18 - $25 and the journey takes 1h 40m.

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 Detroit Lakes Amtrak Station to Fargo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $190
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Detroit Lakes, MN to Fargo, ND
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $25
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Taxi from Detroit Lakes to Fargo
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit Lakes to Fargo is 46 miles. It takes approximately 1h 4m to drive from Detroit Lakes to Fargo.

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