Distance between Bismarck ND and Alexandria MN

The distance from Bismarck to Alexandria is 481 kilometers by road including 472 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 4 hours and 35 minutes and goes through West Fargo, Fargo, Jamestown, Valley City, Moorhead and Fergus Falls.

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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Bismarck 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
US 83 I 94 126 km, 1 h 09 min
Cleveland 126 km 1:09 1 h 09 min 9.7 L
I 94 26 km, 14 min
Jamestown 152 km 1:23 1 h 23 min 10.4 L
I 94 65 km, 35 min
Valley City 217 km 1:59 1 h 59 min 17.1 L
I 94 35 km, 19 min
Tower City 252 km 2:18 2 h 18 min 17.6 L
I 94 49 km, 26 min
West Fargo 301 km 2:45 2 h 45 min 23.8 L
I 94 8 km, 04 min
Fargo 308 km 2:50 2 h 50 min 24.3 L
US 52 8 km, 05 min
Moorhead 317 km 2:55 2 h 55 min 25.0 L
I 94 85 km, 50 min
Fergus Falls 401 km 3:46 3 h 46 min 31.8 L
I 94 80 km, 48 min
Alexandria 481 km 4:35 4 h 35 min 38.0 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Bismarck 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
US 83 I 94 93 km, 51 min
Crystal Springs 93 km 0:51 51 min 6.5 L
I 94 33 km, 18 min
Cleveland 126 km 1:09 1 h 09 min 9.7 L
I 94 26 km, 14 min
Jamestown 152 km 1:23 1 h 23 min 10.4 L
I 94 65 km, 35 min
Valley City 217 km 1:59 1 h 59 min 17.1 L
I 94 35 km, 19 min
Tower City 252 km 2:18 2 h 18 min 17.6 L
I 94 49 km, 26 min
West Fargo 301 km 2:45 2 h 45 min 23.8 L
I 94 8 km, 04 min
Fargo 308 km 2:50 2 h 50 min 24.3 L
US 52 8 km, 05 min
Moorhead 317 km 2:55 2 h 55 min 25.0 L
I 94 85 km, 50 min
Fergus Falls 401 km 3:46 3 h 46 min 31.8 L
I 94 80 km, 48 min
Alexandria 481 km 4:35 4 h 35 min 38.0 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Bismarck to Alexandria?

Fuel cost: 72.4 CAD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 481 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.88 CAD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Bismarck to Alexandria?

Driving time: 4 h 35 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 335 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 3 h 2 min
  • 6 km with a maximum speed 105 km/h = 3 min
  • 105 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 1 h 2 min
  • 16 km with a maximum speed 89 km/h = 10 min
  • 15 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 11 min
  • 1 km with a maximum speed 72 km/h = 1 min
  • 1 km with a maximum speed 48 km/h = 1 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Bismarck to Alexandria by land?

The distance between Bismarck and Alexandria is 481 km by road including 472 km on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Bismarck and Alexandria respectively.

How far is Bismarck to Alexandria by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Bismarck and Alexandria is 427 km.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Bismarck and Alexandria respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Bismarck from Alexandria by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 32 min to cover the distance of 427 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 56 min to flight this distance at average speed of 220 km/h.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.

How long is a helicopter ride from Bismarck to Alexandria?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 1 h 46 min to cover the distance of 427 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 2 min to flight this distance at average speed of 210 km/h.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.

What city is halfway between Bismarck and Alexandria?

The halfway point between Bismarck and Alexandria is Tower City. It is located about 12 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Tower City to Bismarck is 252 km and driving will take about 2 h 18 min. The road between Tower City and Alexandria has length 229 km and will take approximately 2 h 16 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Valley City is in 217 km from Bismarck and 264 km from Alexandria
  • West Fargo is in 301 km from Bismarck and 180 km from Alexandria
  • Fargo is in 308 km from Bismarck and 173 km from Alexandria

Where is Bismarck in relation to Alexandria?

Bismarck is located 427 km west of Alexandria.

Bismarck has geographic coordinates: latitude 46.80833, longitude -100.78374.

Alexandria has geographic coordinates: latitude 45.88467, longitude -95.37788.

Which highway goes from Bismarck to Alexandria?

The route from Bismarck to Alexandria follows I 94, US 52.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • US 83: 37 km
  • US 59: 17 km
  • ND 3: 12 km
  • ND 1: 8 km
  • MN 210: 5 km
  • MN 29: 3 km
  • CR 46: 3 km
  • US 52 Truck: 3 km
  • ND 1804: 3 km
  • US 281 Truck: 2 km
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