There are 5 ways to get from South Dakota to Minot by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Rapid City  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Minot (MOT) RAP - MOT

$301 - $1,437

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Bus  •  17 h 41 min

  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

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Fly from Sioux Falls  •  5 h 49 min

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

$464 - $2,404

Bus, train  •  16 h 43 min

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

$155 - $328

Drive  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Sioux Falls to Minot 541.9 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

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 17 h 41 min.

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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 and train which takes 16 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min 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 5 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17 h 41 min.

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There is no direct flight from Rapid City Airport to Minot Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 17 min 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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Yes, the driving distance between South Dakota to Minot is 542 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 45 min to drive from South Dakota to Minot.

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United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Rapid City Airport to Minot Airport.

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Map of how to get from South Dakota to Minot.
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  • Distance: 253.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

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

United Airlines and Delta fly from Rapid City to Minot every 4 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 17 h 41 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rapid City to Minot via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Rapid City to Minot via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 31 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,800
Flights from Sioux Falls to Minot via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rapid City to Minot via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Sioux Falls to Minot via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,700
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Sioux Falls to Minot via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$650 - $3,400
Flights from Sioux Falls to Minot via Phoenix esa Gateway
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $3,400
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 St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Minot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 9 min
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 Burnsville, MN
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Minot, ND
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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There are 27+ hotels available in Minot. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from South Dakota to Rapid City Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs .

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