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There are 9 ways to get from Portland to North Dakota by plane, train, bus 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.

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Fly to Bismarck  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Bismarck (BIS) PDX - BIS

$222 - $386

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Fly to Jamestown  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Jamestown (JMS) PDX - JMS

$182 - $764

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Fly to Fargo  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Fargo (FAR) PDX - FAR

$246 - $1,018

Fly to Dickinson  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Dickinson (DIK) PDX - DIK

$300 - $1,324

Fly to Williston  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Williston (ISN) PDX - ISN

$244 - $1,016

Fly to Minot  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Minot (MOT) PDX - MOT

$244 - $1,104

Train  •  31 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Fargo Amtrak Empire Builder

$200 - $600

Bus  •  34 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Spokane, Wa
  2. Take the bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
  3. Take the bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT 948
  4. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Fargo, ND 938

$254 - $439

Drive  •  23 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Fargo 1501.2 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to North Dakota is to drive which costs $140 - $220 and takes 23 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to North Dakota is to fly which costs $220 - $390 and takes 6 h 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Portland Union Station station and arriving at Fargo Amtrak. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31 h 33 min.

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The distance between Portland and North Dakota is 1064 miles. The road distance is 1501.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to North Dakota without a car is to train which takes 31 h 33 min and costs $200 - $600.

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It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to get from Portland to North Dakota, including transfers.

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Portland to North Dakota train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Portland Union Station.

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The best way to get from Portland to North Dakota is to fly which takes 6 h 34 min and costs $220 - $390. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $200 - $600 and takes 31 h 33 min, you could also bus, which costs $250 - $440 and takes 34 h 20 min.

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There is no direct flight from Portland Airport to Bismarck Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 54 min and has one stopover.

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North Dakota is 2 h ahead of Portland. It is currently 10:10 AM in Portland and 12:10 PM in North Dakota.

Map of how to get from Portland to North Dakota.
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  • Distance: 1063.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 34 min

What companies run services between Portland, OR, USA and North Dakota, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and four other airlines fly from Portland to Bismarck hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Portland to Fargo twice daily. Tickets cost $200 - $600 and the journey takes 31 h 33 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Bismarck via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $800
Flights from Portland to Bismarck via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $800
Flights from Portland to Bismarck via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $800
Flights from Portland to Fargo via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Portland to Fargo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Portland to Dickinson via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Portland to Dickinson via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Portland to Jamestown via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Portland to Jamestown via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Portland to Jamestown via Vancouver, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Portland to Williston via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Portland to Williston via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Portland to Minot via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Bismarck via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $800
Flights from Portland to Bismarck via Seattle, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $800
Flights from Portland to Fargo via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Portland to Fargo via Seattle, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Portland to Fargo via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Portland to Williston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Portland to Williston via Seattle, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Portland to Williston via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Portland to Minot via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Portland to Minot via Seattle, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Portland to Fargo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Portland to Fargo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
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 Portland Union Station to Fargo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
31 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$350 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$420 - $600
Room
$750 - $1,100
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland, Or to Spokane, Wa
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Billings, MT to Fargo, ND
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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Portland to North Dakota train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Fargo Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to North Dakota is 1501 miles. It takes approximately 23 h 19 min to drive from Portland to North Dakota.

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United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Portland Airport to Bismarck Airport.

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Book your Portland to North Dakota train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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The best way to get from Portland to Portland Airport is to tram which takes 35 min and costs $3.

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