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Distance between Rochester, MN (RST) and Bismarck, ND (BIS)

Flight distance from Rochester to Bismarck (Rochester International Airport – Bismarck Municipal Airport) is 447 miles / 720 kilometers / 389 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Rochester (RST) to Bismarck (BIS) is 523 miles / 841 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 3 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Rochester to Bismarck.

Shortest flight path between Rochester International Airport (RST) and Bismarck Municipal Airport (BIS).

How far is Bismarck from Rochester?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Rochester and Bismarck. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 447.361 miles
  • 719.957 kilometers
  • 388.746 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 446.395 miles
  • 718.402 kilometers
  • 387.906 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Rochester International Airport
City: Rochester, MN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RST
ICAO Code: KRST
Coordinates: 43°54′29″N, 92°30′0″W

B Bismarck Municipal Airport
City: Bismarck, ND
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BIS
ICAO Code: KBIS
Coordinates: 46°46′21″N, 100°44′45″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Rochester and Bismarck.

Time Difference

Rochester, MN

 CST

Bismarck, ND

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 91 kg (200 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rochester (RST) → Bismarck (BIS).

Distance:
447
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
447

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