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There are 5 ways to get from Idaho Falls to Williston by plane, bus, night bus, train or car

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Fly  •  6h 3m

  1. Fly from Idaho Falls (IDA) to Williston (ISN) IDA - ISN

$345 - $1,539

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  17h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Idaho Falls, ID to Butte, MT
  2. Take the bus from Butte, MT to Great Falls, MT
  3. Take the bus from Great Falls, MT - Transit Transfer Center to Shelby Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Shelby Amtrak Station to Williston Amtrak Station

$143 - $276

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Bus, night bus  •  14h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Idaho Falls, ID to Butte, MT
  2. Take the night bus from Butte, MT to Billings, MT 942
  3. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Williston, ND 938

$148 - $201

Bus  •  15h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Idaho Falls, ID to Butte, MT
  2. Take the bus from Butte, MT to Billings, MT 948
  3. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Williston, ND 938

$148 - $201

Drive  •  11h 59m

  1. Drive from Idaho Falls to Williston 659.4 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Idaho Falls to Williston is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 11h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Idaho Falls to Williston is to fly which costs $340 - $1,600 and takes 6h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Idaho Falls to Williston. However, there are services departing from Idaho Falls, ID and arriving at Williston, ND via Butte, MT and Billings, MT. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 45m.

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The distance between Idaho Falls and Williston is 521 miles. The road distance is 659.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Idaho Falls to Williston without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 14h 45m and costs $140 - $210.

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It takes approximately 6h 3m to get from Idaho Falls to Williston, including transfers.

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Idaho Falls to Williston bus services, operated by Salt Lake Express, depart from Idaho Falls, ID station.

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The best way to get from Idaho Falls to Williston is to fly which takes 6h 3m and costs $340 - $1,600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $210 and takes 15h 10m.

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There is no direct flight from Idaho Falls Airport to Williston Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 54m and has one stopover.

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Idaho Falls to Williston bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Williston, ND station.

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Map of how to get from Idaho Falls to Williston.
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  • Distance: 521.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 3m

What companies run services between Idaho Falls, ID, USA and Williston, ND, USA?

United Airlines and Delta fly from Idaho Falls to Williston 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Idaho Falls to Williston via Butte, MT and Billings, MT in around 15h 10m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Idaho Falls to Williston via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Idaho Falls to Williston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Idaho Falls to Williston via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
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 Shelby Amtrak Station to Williston Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
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
Salt Lake Express
Phone
+1 208-656-8824
Email
info@saltlakeexpress.com
Website
saltlakeexpress.com
Bus from Idaho Falls, ID to Butte, MT
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Bus from Butte, MT to Great Falls, MT
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Night bus from Butte, MT to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Billings, MT to Williston, ND
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
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Williston is 1h ahead of Idaho Falls. It is currently 11:59 AM in Idaho Falls and 12:59 PM in Williston.

Yes, the driving distance between Idaho Falls to Williston is 659 miles. It takes approximately 11h 59m to drive from Idaho Falls to Williston.

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Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Idaho Falls Airport to Williston Airport.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Williston. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Idaho Falls to Idaho Falls Airport is to shuttle which takes 5m and costs $14 - $26.

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