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

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Fly  •  3h 40m

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

$193 - $967

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Train  •  14h 8m

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

$92 - $263

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Bus  •  13h 40m

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

$110 - $160

Drive  •  10h 41m

  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 10h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Williston is to fly which costs $190 - $1,000 and takes 3h 40m.

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

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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 13h 40m and costs $110 - $160.

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It takes approximately 3h 40m 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 3h 40m and costs $190 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $160 and takes 13h 40m, you could also train, which costs $90 - $270 and takes 14h 8m.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Williston Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 18m.

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

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Map of how to get from Minneapolis to Williston.
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  • Distance: 540.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 40m

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 once daily. Tickets cost $110 - $160 and the journey takes 13h 40m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Williston
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Williston Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
12h 47m
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
13h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
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Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis to Williston is 656 miles. It takes approximately 10h 41m to drive from Minneapolis to Williston.

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Delta offers flights from Minneapolis Airport to Williston Airport.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Williston. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Minneapolis Airport is to tram which takes 18m and costs $2 - $3.

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