There are 9 ways to get from Idaho to North Dakota 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 Bismarck  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Idaho Falls (IDA) to Bismarck (BIS) IDA - BIS

$325 - $1,342

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, train  •  34 h 8 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Boise, ID to Spokane, WA 8827 / ...
  2. Take the train from Spokane Amtrak to Fargo Amtrak Empire Builder

$199 - $565

7 alternative options

Fly to Williston  •  4 h 29 min

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

$356 - $1,543

Fly to Fargo  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Idaho Falls (IDA) to Fargo (FAR) IDA - FAR

$348 - $1,545

Fly to Dickinson  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Idaho Falls (IDA) to Dickinson (DIK) IDA - DIK

$422 - $1,851

Fly to Jamestown  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Idaho Falls (IDA) to Jamestown (JMS) IDA - JMS

$274 - $1,140

Fly to Minot  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Idaho Falls (IDA) to Minot (MOT) IDA - MOT

$357 - $1,531

Bus  •  36 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Boise, Id to Stanfield
  2. Take the bus from Stanfield to Pasco, Wa
  3. Take the bus from Pasco, Wa to Spokane, Wa
  4. Take the bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
  5. Take the bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT 948
  6. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Fargo, ND 938

$275 - $485

Drive  •  19 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Boise to Fargo 1230.9 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The distance between Idaho and North Dakota is 710 miles. The road distance is 1230.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Idaho to North Dakota without a car is to Amtrak Thruway and train which takes 34 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Idaho to North Dakota, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Idaho to North Dakota is to fly which takes 4 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 36 h 33 min.

Mode details

There is no direct flight from Idaho Falls Airport to Bismarck Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 59 min and has one stopover.

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North Dakota is 1 h ahead of Idaho. It is currently 11:27 PM in Idaho and 12:27 AM in North Dakota.

Yes, the driving distance between Idaho to North Dakota is 1231 miles. It takes approximately 19 h 50 min to drive from Idaho to North Dakota.

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

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The best way to get from Idaho to Idaho Falls Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Idaho to North Dakota.
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  • Distance: 709.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 12 min

What companies run services between Idaho, USA and North Dakota, USA?

United Airlines and Delta fly from Idaho Falls to Bismarck every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boise to Fargo via Stanfield, Pasco, Wa, Spokane, Wa, Missoula, Mt, Missoula, MT, Billings, MT, and Fargo, ND in around 36 h 33 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Idaho Falls to Bismarck via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Idaho Falls to Williston via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Idaho Falls to Fargo via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Idaho Falls to Fargo via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Flights from Idaho Falls to Dickinson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,800
Flights from Idaho Falls to Jamestown via Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Idaho Falls to Minot via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Idaho Falls to Bismarck via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Idaho Falls to Bismarck via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Idaho Falls to Williston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Idaho Falls to Williston via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Idaho Falls to Fargo via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Idaho Falls to Fargo via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Idaho Falls to Minot via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Idaho Falls to Minot via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Spokane Amtrak to Fargo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$280 - $400
Business Coach Seat
$330 - $460
Room
$600 - $850
Bus operators
Amtrak Thruway

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Boise, ID to Spokane, WA
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
amtrak.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 Boise, Id to Stanfield
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Stanfield to Pasco, Wa
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $23
Bus from Pasco, Wa to Spokane, Wa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Billings, MT to Fargo, ND
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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