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 30 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 Amtrak to Fargo Amtrak Empire Builder

$47 - $123

6 alternative options

Line 538 bus, fly to Grand Forks  •  2 h 49 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 Grand Forks (GFK) MSP - GFK

$223 - $499

Fly to Bismarck  •  2 h 55 min

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

$184 - $569

Line 538 bus, fly to Minot  •  3 h 49 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 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

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 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Grand Forks
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Bismarck
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Minot
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 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
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak 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
Schedules 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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Minnesota and North Dakota is 486 km. The road distance is 376 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Minnesota to North Dakota is to line 538 bus and fly which takes 2 h 30 min and costs $290 - $500.

It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Minnesota to North Dakota, including transfers.