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There are 9 ways to get from Kansas City to North Dakota by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Fargo  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Fargo (FAR) MCI - FAR

$234 - $1,218

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  14 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to St. Paul 802 / ...
  2. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Fargo Amtrak Empire Builder

$126 - $230

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Fly to Bismarck  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Bismarck (BIS) MCI - BIS

$212 - $1,014

Fly to Grand Forks  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Grand Forks (GFK) MCI - GFK

$270 - $1,324

Fly to Williston  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Williston (ISN) MCI - ISN

$252 - $1,216

Fly to Minot  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Minot (MOT) MCI - MOT

$234 - $1,204

Bus  •  14 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Minneapolis, MN 802 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Fargo, ND 933 / ...

$138 - $191

Train  •  21 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Southwest Chief
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Fargo Amtrak Empire Builder

$159 - $452

Drive  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Fargo 601.2 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Kansas City to North Dakota is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kansas City to North Dakota is to fly which costs $230 - $1,300 and takes 5 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kansas City to North Dakota. However, there are services departing from Kansas City Amtrak and arriving at Fargo Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 31 min.

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The distance between Kansas City and North Dakota is 664 miles. The road distance is 601.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to North Dakota without a car is to bus and train which takes 14 h 39 min and costs $120 - $230.

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It takes approximately 5 h 50 min to get from Kansas City to North Dakota, including transfers.

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Kansas City to North Dakota train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Kansas City Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to North Dakota is to fly which takes 5 h 50 min and costs $230 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $200 and takes 14 h 55 min, you could also train, which costs $150 - $460 and takes 21 h 31 min.

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There is no direct flight from Kansas City Airport to Fargo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 37 min and has one stopover.

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Kansas City to North Dakota train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Fargo Amtrak station.

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Map of how to get from Kansas City to North Dakota.
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  • Distance: 663.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 50 min

What companies run services between Kansas City, MO, USA and North Dakota, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Kansas City to Fargo hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kansas City to Fargo via Minneapolis, MN and Fargo, ND in around 14 h 55 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Fargo via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Fargo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Kansas City to Bismarck via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Kansas City to Grand Forks via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Grand Forks via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Kansas City to Grand Forks via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from Kansas City to Williston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Williston via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Kansas City to Williston via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to Minot via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Minot via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Kansas City to Minot via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Fargo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Fargo via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to Bismarck via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Bismarck via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Bismarck via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Williston via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Williston via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Kansas City to Minot via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Minot via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Kansas City to Minot via Houston, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to Fargo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Fargo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Bismarck via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Bismarck via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
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 St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Fargo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 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
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$290 - $410
Train from Chicago Union Station to Fargo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Room
$390 - $550
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to St. Paul
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
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jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Fargo, ND
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Kansas City to North Dakota is 601 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 12 min to drive from Kansas City to North Dakota.

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American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Kansas City Airport to Fargo Airport.

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Book your Kansas City to North Dakota train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Kansas City Airport is to line 229 bus which takes 56 min and costs $2.

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