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

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Fly  •  5h 33m

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

$338 - $1,558

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Bus  •  25h 38m

  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

$130 - $216

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Bus, night bus  •  25h 35m

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

$142 - $274

Bus, train  •  25h 23m

  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

$162 - $345

Drive  •  16h 54m

  1. Drive from Fort Wayne to Bismarck 998.7 miles

$95 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Fort Wayne to Bismarck is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 16h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Wayne to Bismarck is to fly which costs $330 - $1,600 and takes 5h 33m.

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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 Ft Wayne, IN, Harrison & Jefferson, Chicago, Il and Minneapolis, MN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 35m.

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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 and night bus which takes 25h 35m and costs $140 - $280.

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It takes approximately 5h 33m 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 5h 33m and costs $330 - $1,600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $220 and takes 25h 38m.

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There is no direct flight from Fort Wayne Airport to Bismarck Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 9m 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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Map of how to get from Fort Wayne to Bismarck.
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  • Distance: 874.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 33m

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, Ft Wayne, IN, Chicago, IL, Chicago, Minneapolis, MN, and Minneapolis, MN in around 25h 38m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Bismarck via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Fort Wayne to Bismarck via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 8m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Fort Wayne to Bismarck via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Bismarck via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Fort Wayne to Bismarck via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10h 33m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Fort Wayne to Bismarck via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 57m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
Flights from Fort Wayne to Bismarck via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Bismarck via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Flights from Fort Wayne to Bismarck via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
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 St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
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
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
Night bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Bismarck, ND
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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More Questions & Answers

Bismarck is 1h behind Fort Wayne. It is currently 4:06 PM in Fort Wayne and 3:06 PM in Bismarck.

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

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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 34+ hotels available in Bismarck. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Fort Wayne Airport is to taxi which takes 19m and costs $35 - $45.

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