There are 4 ways to get from Minneapolis to Williston by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Williston (ISN) MSP - ISN

$193 - $967

Cheapest option

Train  •  14 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Williston Amtrak Empire Builder

$92 - $263

2 alternative options

Bus  •  13 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Williston, ND 933

$110 - $160

Drive  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Williston 656 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Williston is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 10 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Williston is to fly which costs $190 - $1,000 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Minneapolis, MN and arriving at Williston, ND. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 40 min.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Williston is 541 miles. The road distance is 656 miles.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Williston without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 40 min and costs $110 - $160.

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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Minneapolis to Williston, including transfers.

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Minneapolis to Williston bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Minneapolis, MN station.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Williston is to fly which takes 3 h 22 min and costs $190 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $160 and takes 13 h 40 min, you could also train, which costs $90 - $270 and takes 14 h 8 min.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Williston Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Minneapolis to Williston bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Williston, ND station.

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  • Distance: 540.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 22 min

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Williston, ND, USA?

Delta flies from Minneapolis to Williston twice daily. Alternatively, Jefferson Lines operates a bus from Minneapolis to Williston every 3 hours. Tickets cost $110 - $160 and the journey takes 13 h 40 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Williston
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
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 St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Williston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Room
$380 - $550
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Williston, ND
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $160
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jeffersonlines.com

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