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There are 5 ways to get from Los Angeles to Bismarck by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Los Angeles  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Bismarck (BIS) LAX - BIS

$225 - $1,458

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Fly from Burbank  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Bismarck (BIS) BUR - BIS

$225 - $970

Bus  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Kansas City, Mo
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Minneapolis, MN 802 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Bismarck, ND 933

$308 - $612

Train, bus  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  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

$418 - $1,112

Drive  •  26 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Bismarck 1663.7 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Bismarck is to drive which costs $160 - $240 and takes 26 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Bismarck is to fly which costs $220 - $1,500 and takes 6 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Bismarck. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Bismarck, ND via Kansas City, MO and Minneapolis, MN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 6 h.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Bismarck is 1275 miles. The road distance is 1663.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Bismarck without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 6 h and costs $300 - $650.

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It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from Los Angeles to Bismarck, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Bismarck bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Bismarck is to fly which takes 6 h 29 min and costs $220 - $1,500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $300 - $650 and takes 2 days 6 h.

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There is no direct flight from Los Angeles Airport to Bismarck Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 54 min and has one stopover.

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Los Angeles to Bismarck bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Bismarck, ND station.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Bismarck.
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  • Distance: 1274.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 29 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Bismarck, ND, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Los Angeles to Bismarck hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Bismarck via Kansas City, Mo, Kansas City, MO, and Minneapolis, MN in around 2 days 6 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Bismarck via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Bismarck via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Bismarck via Sacramento, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Burbank to Bismarck via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Burbank to Bismarck via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Bismarck via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,100
Flights from Burbank to Bismarck via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Bismarck via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $900
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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
42 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
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
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 Los Angeles, Ca to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
34 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$150 - $250
Flexible
$290 - $390
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
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 Bismarck, ND
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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Bismarck is 2 h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 7:29 PM in Los Angeles and 9:29 PM in Bismarck.

Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Bismarck is 1664 miles. It takes approximately 26 h 40 min to drive from Los Angeles to Bismarck.

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American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Bismarck Airport.

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There are 34+ hotels available in Bismarck. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs .

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