There are 4 ways to get from Minneapolis to Fargo by plane, bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Fargo (FAR) MSP - FAR

$295 - $499

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Fargo Amtrak Empire Builder

$47 - $123

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Fargo, ND 933 / ...

$45 - $65

Drive  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Fargo 235 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Fargo is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Fargo is to fly which costs $290 - $500 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Fargo is 215 miles. The road distance is 235 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from Minneapolis to Fargo, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Minneapolis, MN and arriving at Fargo, ND. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Minneapolis to Fargo.
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  • Distance: 215.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 27 min

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Fargo, ND, USA?

Delta flies from Minneapolis to Fargo every 4 hours. Alternatively, Jefferson Lines operates a bus from Minneapolis to Fargo every 2 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min.

Flights from Minneapolis to Fargo
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $850
Train operators

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
+1 1-800-872-7245
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Fargo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
$220 - $310
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
[email protected]
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Fargo, ND
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at

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