There are 10 ways to get from Sacramento to North Dakota by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Bismarck  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Bismarck (BIS) SMF - BIS

$252 - $1,115

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Fly to Jamestown  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Jamestown (JMS) SMF - JMS

$211 - $913

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Fly to Dickinson  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Dickinson (DIK) SMF - DIK

$349 - $1,524

Fly to Williston  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Williston (ISN) SMF - ISN

$283 - $1,216

Fly to Fargo  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Fargo (FAR) SMF - FAR

$295 - $1,218

Fly to Minot  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Minot (MOT) SMF - MOT

$284 - $1,204

Bus, train  •  46 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Portland, Or 1420 / ...
  2. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Fargo Amtrak Empire Builder

$261 - $750

Bus  •  47 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Reno, Nv
  2. Take the bus from Reno, Nv to Salt Lake City, Ut
  3. Take the bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Cheyenne, Wy
  4. Take the bus from Cheyenne, WY to Buffalo, WY
  5. Take the bus from Buffalo, WY to Billings, MT 701
  6. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Fargo, ND 938

$339 - $646

Train  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Portland Union Station Coast Starlight
  2. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Fargo Amtrak Empire Builder

$292 - $855

Drive  •  27 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Fargo 1696.8 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Sacramento to North Dakota. However, there are services departing from Sacramento Amtrak and arriving at Fargo Amtrak via Portland Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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The distance between Sacramento and North Dakota is 1229 miles. The road distance is 1696.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to North Dakota without a car is to bus and train which takes 46 h 3 min and costs .

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

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Sacramento to North Dakota train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Sacramento Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to North Dakota is to fly which takes 6 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 47 h 23 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 2 days 0 h.

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There is no direct flight from Sacramento Airport to Bismarck Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 12 min and has one stopover.

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North Dakota is 2 h ahead of Sacramento. It is currently 12:22 AM in Sacramento and 2:22 AM in North Dakota.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento to North Dakota is 1697 miles. It takes approximately 27 h 51 min to drive from Sacramento to North Dakota.

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Map of how to get from Sacramento to North Dakota.
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  • Distance: 1229.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 6 min

What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and North Dakota, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Sacramento to Bismarck hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sacramento to Fargo via Reno, Nv, Salt Lake City, Ut, Cheyenne, Wy, Cheyenne, WY, Buffalo, WY, Billings, MT, and Fargo, ND in around 47 h 23 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to Bismarck via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Bismarck via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Bismarck via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Dickinson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Sacramento to Dickinson via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Sacramento to Dickinson via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Sacramento to Williston via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Williston via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Williston via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Sacramento to Fargo via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Sacramento to Fargo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Sacramento to Fargo via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Sacramento to Jamestown via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Sacramento to Jamestown via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Sacramento to Jamestown via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Sacramento to Minot via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Minot via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Sacramento to Minot via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sacramento to Bismarck via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Bismarck via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Williston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Sacramento to Williston via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Sacramento to Williston via Seattle, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Sacramento to Fargo via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Fargo via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Fargo via Seattle, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Sacramento to Minot via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Sacramento to Minot via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Sacramento to Bismarck via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Fargo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
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 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
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
15 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Reno, Nv
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Reno, Nv to Salt Lake City, Ut
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Cheyenne, Wy
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Express Arrow
Phone
877-779-2999
Website
expressarrow.com
Bus from Cheyenne, WY to Buffalo, WY
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
expressarrow.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Buffalo, WY to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Billings, MT to Fargo, ND
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Sacramento Airport to Bismarck Airport.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Sacramento Airport is to bus which takes 12 min and costs .

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