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There are 6 ways to get from Madison to Fargo by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Madison  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Madison (MSN) to Fargo (FAR) MSN - FAR

$227 - $1,220

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Bus, train  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison - Langdon & N Park to St Paul, MN
  2. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Fargo Amtrak Empire Builder

$71 - $157

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Bus to Milwaukee, fly  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison to Milwaukee, WI - General Mitchell International Airport
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Fargo (FAR) MKE - FAR

$236 - $1,139

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Fargo (FAR) ORD - FAR

$223 - $596

Bus  •  11 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison to Minneapolis, MN - U. of Minnesota College Connection
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Fargo, ND 933 / ...

$106 - $162

Drive  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Madison to Fargo 505.4 miles

$45 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Madison to Fargo is to drive which costs $45 - $75 and takes 8 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madison to Fargo is to fly which costs $220 - $1,300 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madison to Fargo. However, there are services departing from Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison and arriving at Fargo, ND via 25th Ave SE & University Ave and Minneapolis, MN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 54 min.

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The distance between Madison and Fargo is 449 miles. The road distance is 505.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Madison to Fargo without a car is to bus and train which takes 10 h 54 min and costs $70 - $160.

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It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Madison to Fargo, including transfers.

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Madison to Fargo bus services, operated by Badger Bus, depart from Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison station.

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The best way to get from Madison to Fargo is to fly which takes 5 h 27 min and costs $220 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $170 and takes 11 h 54 min.

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There is no direct flight from Madison Airport to Fargo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 12 min and has one stopover.

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Madison to Fargo bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Fargo, ND station.

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Map of how to get from Madison to Fargo.
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  • Distance: 448.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 27 min

What companies run services between Madison, WI, USA and Fargo, ND, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Madison to Fargo hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madison to Fargo via Minneapolis, MN - U. of Minnesota, 25th Ave SE & University Ave, Hennepin Ave & 10th St N, and Minneapolis, MN in around 11 h 54 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Madison to Fargo via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Madison to Fargo via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Milwaukee to Fargo via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Fargo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Fargo via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Madison to Fargo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Madison to Fargo via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Milwaukee to Fargo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Milwaukee to Fargo via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Fargo
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Madison to Fargo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Madison to Fargo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Milwaukee to Fargo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Fargo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Fargo
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Fargo via Orlando Sanford
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,800
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
Bus operators
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison to Milwaukee, WI - General Mitchell International Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $24
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison to Minneapolis, MN - U. of Minnesota
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Megabus
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
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 Madison to Fargo is 505 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 25 min to drive from Madison to Fargo.

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

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There are 61+ hotels available in Fargo. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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