There are 5 ways to get from Fort Wayne to Bismarck by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Fort Wayne (FWA) to Bismarck (BIS) FWA - BIS

$338 - $1,558

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Bus  •  25 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Chicago, IL
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN
  3. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Bismarck, ND 933

$132 - $218

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  25 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Chicago, IL
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
  3. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Bismarck, ND 933

$171 - $358

Bus via Gary, In  •  26 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Gary, IN
  2. Take the bus from Gary, In to Chicago, Il
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
  4. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Bismarck, ND 933

$149 - $277

Drive  •  16 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Fort Wayne to Bismarck 998.7 miles

$95 - $150

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Fort Wayne to Bismarck. However, there are services departing from Coldwater Rd. at Wal-Mart Entrance and arriving at Bismarck, ND via Central Station, Ft Wayne, IN, Chicago and Minneapolis, MN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 16 min.

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The distance between Fort Wayne and Bismarck is 875 miles. The road distance is 998.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Bismarck without a car is to bus which takes 25 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to get from Fort Wayne to Bismarck, including transfers.

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Fort Wayne to Bismarck bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, depart from Ft Wayne, IN station.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Bismarck is to fly which takes 5 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 25 h 16 min.

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There is no direct flight from Fort Wayne Airport to Bismarck Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 41 min and has one stopover.

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Fort Wayne to Bismarck bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Bismarck, ND station.

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Bismarck is 1 h behind Fort Wayne. It is currently 8:38 AM in Fort Wayne and 7:38 AM in Bismarck.

Yes, the driving distance between Fort Wayne to Bismarck is 999 miles. It takes approximately 16 h 54 min to drive from Fort Wayne to Bismarck.

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Map of how to get from Fort Wayne to Bismarck.
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  • Distance: 874.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

What companies run services between Fort Wayne, IN, USA and Bismarck, ND, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Fort Wayne to Bismarck hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort Wayne to Bismarck via Central Station, Northbound on Lafayette @ Wayne St., Ft Wayne, IN, Chicago, IL, Chicago, Minneapolis, MN, and Minneapolis, MN in around 25 h 16 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Bismarck via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Fort Wayne to Bismarck via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Fort Wayne to Bismarck via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Bismarck via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Flights from Fort Wayne to Bismarck via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Bismarck via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Fort Wayne to Bismarck via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
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
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
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baronsbus.com
Bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Gary, IN
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Book at
baronsbus.com
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
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
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 Gary, In to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Fort Wayne Airport to Bismarck Airport.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Bismarck. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Fort Wayne Airport is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs .

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