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There are 8 ways to get from Seattle 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 40 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Bismarck (BIS) SEA - BIS

$233 - $616

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Train  •  31 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Fargo Amtrak Station Empire Builder

$190 - $600

6 alternative options

Fly to Dickinson  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Dickinson (DIK) SEA - DIK

$220 - $875

Fly to Williston  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Williston (ISN) SEA - ISN

$234 - $967

Fly to Fargo  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Fargo (FAR) SEA - FAR

$256 - $719

Fly to Minot  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Minot (MOT) SEA - MOT

$245 - $1,105

Bus  •  32 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Missoula, Mt
  2. Take the bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT 948
  3. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Fargo, ND 938

$241 - $406

Drive  •  22 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Fargo 1433.5 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to North Dakota is to drive which costs $140 - $210 and takes 22 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to North Dakota is to fly which costs $230 - $650 and takes 6 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Seattle King Street Station station and arriving at Fargo Amtrak Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31 h 38 min.

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The distance between Seattle and North Dakota is 1018 miles. The road distance is 1433.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to North Dakota without a car is to train which takes 31 h 38 min and costs $190 - $600.

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It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to get from Seattle to North Dakota, including transfers.

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Seattle to North Dakota train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Seattle King Street Station.

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The best way to get from Seattle to North Dakota is to fly which takes 6 h 40 min and costs $230 - $650. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $190 - $600 and takes 31 h 38 min, you could also bus, which costs $240 - $410 and takes 32 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Seattle Airport to Bismarck Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 4 min and has one stopover.

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North Dakota is 2 h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 12:59 PM in Seattle and 2:59 PM in North Dakota.

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  • Distance: 1017.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 40 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and North Dakota, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Seattle to Bismarck hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Seattle to Fargo twice daily. Tickets cost $190 - $600 and the journey takes 31 h 38 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Bismarck via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Bismarck via Spokane, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Williston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Williston via Spokane, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Williston via Portland, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
11 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Williston via Jackson, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
11 h 19 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Williston via Edmonton, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
11 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Fargo via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Seattle to Fargo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 57 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Seattle to Fargo via Spokane, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Seattle to Minot via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Minot via Spokane, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Minot via Bozeman, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Minot via Portland, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Minot via Edmonton, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10 h 9 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Bismarck via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Bismarck via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Bismarck via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Dickinson via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Dickinson via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Seattle to Williston via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Williston via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Williston via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 37 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Fargo via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
Flights from Seattle to Fargo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
Flights from Seattle to Minot via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Minot via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 43 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Bismarck via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Bismarck via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Fargo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,000
Flights from Seattle to Fargo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $2,000
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Seattle to Fargo via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
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 Seattle King Street Station to Fargo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
31 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$190 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$340 - $500
Business Coach Seat
$410 - $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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Missoula, Mt
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
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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Seattle to North Dakota train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Fargo Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to North Dakota is 1434 miles. It takes approximately 22 h 3 min to drive from Seattle to North Dakota.

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

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 31 min and costs $2 - $4.

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