There are 11 ways to get from Los Angeles 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  •  6 h 20 min

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

$226 - $1,521

Cheapest option

Fly to Jamestown  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Jamestown (JMS) LAX - JMS

$185 - $769

9 alternative options

Fly to Dickinson  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Dickinson (DIK) LAX - DIK

$293 - $1,230

Fly to Williston  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Williston (ISN) LAX - ISN

$237 - $1,022

Fly to Fargo  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Fargo (FAR) LAX - FAR

$219 - $504

Fly to Minot  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Minot (MOT) LAX - MOT

$238 - $1,010

Bus  •  2 days 2 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 Fargo, ND 933 / ...

$288 - $580

Bus, train  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Portland, Or 1420 / ...
  2. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Fargo Amtrak Empire Builder

$296 - $837

Train  •  2 days 8 h

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

$366 - $1,088

Train via Portland Union Station  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Portland Union Station Coast Starlight
  2. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Fargo Amtrak Empire Builder

$356 - $1,051

Drive  •  29 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Fargo 1856.2 miles

$180 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to North Dakota is to drive which costs $180 - $270 and takes 29 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to North Dakota is to fly which costs $290 - $1,300 and takes 6 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Los Angeles station to North Dakota. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Fargo Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 8 h.

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The distance between Los Angeles and North Dakota is 1319 miles. The road distance is 1856.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to North Dakota without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 2 h and costs $280 - $600.

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It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Los Angeles to North Dakota, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to North Dakota train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to North Dakota is to fly which takes 6 h 20 min and costs $220 - $1,600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $280 - $600 and takes 2 days 2 h, you could also train, which costs $360 - $1,100 and takes 2 days 8 h.

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There is no direct flight from Los Angeles Airport to Bismarck Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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North Dakota is 2 h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 10:27 AM in Los Angeles and 12:27 PM in North Dakota.

Map of how to get from Los Angeles to North Dakota.
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  • Distance: 1318.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 20 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and North Dakota, USA?

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

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Bismarck via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Bismarck via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Bismarck via San Luis Obispo County Apt, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Bismarck via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Dickinson via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Dickinson via San Diego, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Dickinson via Las Vegas, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Dickinson via San Luis Obispo County Apt, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Dickinson via Montrose, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Dickinson via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Dickinson via Santa Barbara, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Dickinson via Reno, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Dickinson via Phoenix, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Williston via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Williston via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Williston via Montrose, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Williston via San Diego, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Williston via Las Vegas, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Williston via Santa Barbara, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Fargo via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Fargo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Jamestown via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Jamestown via Montrose, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Jamestown via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Jamestown via Santa Barbara, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Jamestown via Las Vegas, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Jamestown via San Luis Obispo County Apt, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Minot via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Minot via San Luis Obispo County Apt, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Minot via Montrose, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Minot via Bozeman, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Minot via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Minot via Santa Barbara, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Minot via San Diego, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Minot via Reno, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 39 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Minot via Phoenix, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Bismarck via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Williston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Williston via San Diego, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Williston via Las Vegas, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Williston via Phoenix, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Fargo via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to Fargo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to Fargo via Las Vegas, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to Minot via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Bismarck via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Fargo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Fargo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Bismarck via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $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 Portland Union Station to Fargo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
31 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$350 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$420 - $600
Room
$750 - $1,100
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
42 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice 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 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
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
29 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Coach Seat
$320 - $460
Room
$600 - $850
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$150 - $250
Flexible
$290 - $390
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
22 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Fargo, ND
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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