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There are 11 ways to get from San Diego to North Dakota by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Dickinson  •  6h 10m

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Dickinson (DIK) SAN - DIK

$146 - $484

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Fly to Fargo  •  6h 29m

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Fargo (FAR) SAN - FAR

$110 - $471

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Fly to Jamestown  •  6h 31m

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Jamestown (JMS) SAN - JMS

$132 - $476

Fly to Bismarck  •  6h 44m

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Bismarck (BIS) SAN - BIS

$114 - $477

Fly to Minot  •  7h 33m

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Minot (MOT) SAN - MOT

$164 - $657

Fly to Grand Forks  •  7h 14m

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Grand Forks (GFK) SAN - GFK

$268 - $1,124

Bus  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Kansas City, Mo
  3. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Minneapolis, MN 804 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Fargo, ND 933 / ...

$268 - $433

Bus, train  •  2 days 11h

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Portland, Or
  3. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Fargo Amtrak Station

$259 - $377

Train  •  2 days 11h

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Fullerton Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Fullerton Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Fargo Amtrak Station

$289 - $430

Train via Portland  •  2 days 17h

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Portland Union Station
  3. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Fargo Amtrak Station

$281 - $423

Drive  •  30h 22m

  1. Drive from San Diego to Fargo 1918.3 miles

$180 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to North Dakota is to drive which costs $180 - $280 and takes 30h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to North Dakota is to fly which costs $140 - $490 and takes 6h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from San Diego to North Dakota station. However, there are services departing from San Diego Santa Fe Depot and arriving at Fargo Amtrak Station via Fullerton Amtrak Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 11h.

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The distance between San Diego and North Dakota is 1355 miles. The road distance is 1918.3 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to North Dakota without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 4h and costs $260 - $440.

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It takes approximately 6h 10m to get from San Diego to North Dakota, including transfers.

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San Diego to North Dakota train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from San Diego Santa Fe Depot station.

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The best way to get from San Diego to North Dakota is to fly which takes 6h 10m and costs $140 - $490. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $260 - $440 and takes 2 days 4h, you could also train, which costs $280 - $430 and takes 2 days 11h.

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There is no direct flight from San Diego Airport to Dickinson Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 47m and has one stopover.

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North Dakota is 2h ahead of San Diego. It is currently 1:44 AM in San Diego and 3:44 AM in North Dakota.

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  • Distance: 1355 miles
  • Duration: 6h 10m

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

United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Frontier Airlines fly from San Diego to Dickinson hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Fargo via San Bernardino, Ca, Kansas City, Mo, Kansas City, MO, Minneapolis, MN, and Fargo, ND in around 2 days 4h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Dickinson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from San Diego to Dickinson via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Dickinson via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Fargo via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Fargo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Fargo via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Fargo via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Jamestown via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from San Diego to Jamestown via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Jamestown via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Jamestown via Houston, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from San Diego to Jamestown via Tucson, Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from San Diego to Bismarck via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Bismarck via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from San Diego to Bismarck via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Bismarck via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Minot via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Minot via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Minot via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Fargo via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Bismarck via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Bismarck via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Minot via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Minot via Las Vegas, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Minot via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Minot via Los Angeles, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Grand Forks via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Grand Forks via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Grand Forks via Seattle, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from San Diego to Grand Forks via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,700
Flights from San Diego to Grand Forks via Las Vegas, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Grand Forks via Los Angeles, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 36m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Fargo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from San Diego to Fargo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from San Diego to Bismarck via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Diego to Fargo via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
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 Station
Ave. Duration
31h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Premium
$420 - $600
Flexi Coach Seat
$300 - $450
Business Seat
$330 - $470
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Fullerton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Fullerton Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
42h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Premium
$500 - $750
Flexi Coach Seat
$420 - $650
Business Seat
$450 - $650
Train from Chicago Union Station to Fargo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
13h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Premium
$270 - $380
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Seat
$150 - $220
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
29h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Premium
$360 - $490
Flexi Coach Seat
$230 - $350
Business Seat
$250 - $360
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 San Diego, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
32h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$150 - $220
Flexible
$220 - $320
Bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $27
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
22h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $140
Flexible
$150 - $220
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Fargo, ND
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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San Diego to North Dakota train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Fargo Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to North Dakota is 1918 miles. It takes approximately 30h 22m to drive from San Diego to North Dakota.

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Southwest Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Dickinson Airport.

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Book your San Diego to North Dakota train tickets online with Omio, Omio and Omio.

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The best way to get from San Diego to San Diego Airport is to line 992 bus which takes 14 min and costs $2 - $5.

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