There are 7 ways to get from Fargo to Rochester by plane, bus, train 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 to Rochester  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Fargo (FAR) to Rochester (RST) FAR - RST

$240 - $1,226

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Fargo, ND to Minneapolis, MN 938 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Rochester, MN 965

$70 - $100

5 alternative options

Fly to Minneapolis, bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Fargo (FAR) to Minneapolis (MSP) FAR - MSP
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN to Rochester, MN

$315 - $530

Fly to La Crosse, bus  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Fargo (FAR) to La Crosse (LSE) FAR - LSE
  2. Take the bus from La Crosse, WI to Rochester, MN

$288 - $1,366

Train, bus  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Fargo Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN to Rochester, MN 965

$71 - $155

Bus via St Cloud, MN - State University  •  14 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Fargo, ND to St. Cloud 928
  2. Take the bus from St Cloud, MN - State University to Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport, MN
  3. Take the bus from MSP Airport to Rochester, MN

$149 - $193

Drive  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Fargo to Rochester 321.9 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fargo to Rochester is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fargo to Rochester is to fly and bus which costs $310 - $550 and takes 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between Fargo and Rochester is 289 miles. The road distance is 321.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Fargo to Rochester, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fargo to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Fargo, ND and arriving at Rochester, MN via Minneapolis, MN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Fargo to Rochester every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fargo to Rochester via Minneapolis, MN in around 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fargo to Rochester via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Fargo to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $850
Flights from Fargo to La Crosse via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fargo to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Fargo to La Crosse via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fargo to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fargo Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN to Rochester, MN
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from La Crosse, WI to Rochester, MN
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Fargo, ND to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Rochester, MN
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Fargo, ND to St. Cloud
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Executive Express
Website
executiveexpress.biz
Bus from St Cloud, MN - State University to Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport, MN
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
executiveexpress.biz
Go Carefree Shuttle
Website
gocarefreeshuttle.com
Bus from MSP Airport to Rochester, MN
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$43
Schedules at
gocarefreeshuttle.com

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