There are 8 ways to get from Minnesota to North Dakota by bus, plane, taxi, 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

Line 538 bus, fly to Fargo  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 538 bus from Garfield Ave S & 86th St W to 82nd St E & 28th Ave S
  2. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Fargo (FAR) MSP - FAR

$297 - $502

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 44 min

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

$47 - $123

6 alternative options

Fly to Bismarck  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Bismarck (BIS) MSP - BIS

$184 - $569

Fly to Grand Forks  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Grand Forks (GFK) MSP - GFK

$223 - $499

Fly to Minot  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Minot (MOT) MSP - MOT

$196 - $608

Fly to Thief River Falls, taxi  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Thief River Falls (TVF) MSP - TVF
  2. Take a taxi from Thief River Falls to Grand Forks

$149 - $266

Bus  •  4 h 55 min

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

$58 - $78

Drive  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Fargo 235 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Minnesota to North Dakota is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minnesota to North Dakota is to line 538 bus and fly which costs $290 - $500 and takes 2 h 39 min.

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The distance between Minnesota and North Dakota is 304 miles. The road distance is 235 miles.

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The best way to get from Minnesota to North Dakota without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 55 min and costs $55 - $80.

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Minnesota to North Dakota, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Minnesota to North Dakota is to fly which takes 2 h 50 min and costs $180 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $80 and takes 4 h 55 min, you could also train, which costs $45 - $130 and takes 6 h 44 min.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Fargo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Minnesota to North Dakota is 235 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to drive from Minnesota to North Dakota.

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Delta offers flights from Minneapolis Airport to Fargo Airport.

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Map of how to get from Minnesota to North Dakota.
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  • Distance: 303.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 39 min

What companies run services between Minnesota, USA and North Dakota, USA?

Delta flies from Bloomington to Bismarck every 4 hours. Alternatively, Jefferson Lines operates a bus from Minneapolis to Fargo every 2 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Fargo
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Bismarck
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Grand Forks
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Minot
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Thief River Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $210
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 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
Metro Transit
Phone
+1 612-373-3333
Website
metrotransit.org
Bus from Garfield Ave S & 86th St W to 82nd St E & 28th Ave S
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrotransit.org
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Other operators
Taxi from Thief River Falls to Grand Forks
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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