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There are 6 ways to get from South Dakota to Minot by plane, car, train or bus

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Fly Sioux Falls to Minot  •  7h 16m

  1. Fly from Sioux Falls (FSD) to Minot (MOT) FSD - MOT

$466 - $2,406

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Bus, train  •  19h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Minneapolis, MN 702 / ...
  2. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Minot Amtrak Station Empire Builder

$130 - $302

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Fly Pierre to Minot  •  5h 21m

  1. Fly from Pierre (PIR) to Minot (MOT) PIR - MOT

$175 - $767

Drive to Jamestown, fly to Devils Lake, train  •  6h 46m

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Jamestown
  2. Fly from Jamestown (JMS) to Devils Lake (DVL) JMS - DVL
  3. Take the train from Devils Lake Amtrak Station to Minot Amtrak Station

$134 - $552

Bus  •  18h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Minneapolis, MN 702 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Minot, ND 933

$148 - $208

Drive  •  8h 45m

  1. Drive from Sioux Falls to Minot 541.9 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from South Dakota to Minot is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 8h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from South Dakota to Minot is to fly which costs $170 - $800 and takes 5h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Dakota to Minot. However, there are services departing from 6th/St. Paul NE corner and arriving at Minot, ND via The Bus Stop, Sioux Falls, SD and Minneapolis, MN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 58m.

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The distance between South Dakota and Minot is 253 miles. The road distance is 541.9 miles.

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The best way to get from South Dakota to Minot without a car is to bus which takes 18h 58m and costs $140 - $210.

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It takes approximately 7h 16m to get from South Dakota to Minot, including transfers.

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South Dakota to Minot bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Sioux Falls, SD station.

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The best way to get from South Dakota to Minot is to fly which takes 7h 16m and costs $460 - $2,500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $210 and takes 18h 58m.

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There is no direct flight from Sioux Falls Airport to Minot Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 58m and has one stopover.

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South Dakota to Minot bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Minot, ND station.

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Map of how to get from South Dakota to Minot.
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  • Distance: 253.3 miles
  • Duration: 7h 16m

What companies run services between South Dakota, USA and Minot, ND, USA?

Delta and United Airlines fly from Sioux Falls to Minot every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sioux Falls to Minot via The Bus Stop, Maple/Career NE corner, Sioux Falls, SD, and Minneapolis, MN in around 18h 58m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sioux Falls to Minot via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sioux Falls to Minot via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,700
Flights from Pierre to Minot via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Jamestown to Devils Lake
Ave. Duration
46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $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 Devils Lake Amtrak Station to Minot Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$160 - $230
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Minot Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
10h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Minot, ND
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $130
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jeffersonlines.com

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Yes, the driving distance between South Dakota to Minot is 542 miles. It takes approximately 8h 45m to drive from South Dakota to Minot.

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United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Sioux Falls Airport to Minot Airport.

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There are 23+ hotels available in Minot. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from South Dakota to Pierre Airport is to taxi which takes 5m and costs $13 - $16.

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