The distance between Grand Forks to Minot is 197.85 miles or 318.33 km. A train trip from Grand Forks to Minot typically takes 3 hours and 48 minutes. If you are looking to get to Minot faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Empire Builder. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 3 hours and 48 minutes to get from Grand Forks to Minot.
A train getaway to Minot clocks in at less than 4 hours, station to station. If you plan ahead and get an early start, a day trip could be possible depending on the schedules for that day, but you will be limited on the time you can spend in Minot before you have to hop on the train back to Grand Forks. Ideally, you should plan for at least a two-day trip to Minot. It would be perfect for a weekend getaway.
On Saturday trains from Grand Forks to Minot are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Amtrak Empire Builder train tickets from Grand Forks to Minot start from $31.00, and on average cost $35.47. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Empire Builder schedules to Minot. Amtrak Empire Builder in Grand Forks leaves from 5555 DeMers Ave, And in Minot trains arrive at 400 1st Ave SW,
From Grand Forks to Minot train travel on Amtrak Empire Builder takes 3 hours and 48 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Empire Builder offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $37.63 for a one-way train ticket to Minot.