DLK to EPH Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $210
Fastest Way Train — 1d 1h 37min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 168 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — train, bus and by car
Distance 1,111 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak
$214 · 1d 1h 37min · 280 lb of CO2
+1 more option
$215 · 1d 7h 5min · 172 lb of CO2
Perham to Quincy
+2 more options
$150 · 18h 51min · 214 lb of CO2

Drive from DLK to EPH

It's 1112 miles between DLK to EPH. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 51min and 19h 47min from DLK to EPH under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 20h 44min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to EPH by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $149.

What is the best way to travel from DLK to EPH?

Because EPH is so far away from DLK, we recommend simply booking a flight. Other options to EPH do exist, but going by plane will save you valuable time. Amtrak operates from DLK to EPH, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from DLK to EPH?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are train, bus or by car transportation options available, the sooner to book the better. While prices for buses or trains might not fluctuate as much as flights, their availability certainly will. It's recommended to book these flights at least 2 weeks away, but even more if you are able.

Is the train or the bus better from DLK to EPH WA?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from DLK to EPH. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to EPH is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the DLK/EPH buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from DLK is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between DLK MN and EPH during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from DLK to EPH? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of EPH traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to EPH is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from DLK to EPH?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from DLK to EPH is by bus. The bus costs $210 roughly and will take 1 day 6 hours 21 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from DLK to EPH?

Amtrak costs about $214 between DLK and EPH. In total, the train will take roughly 1 day 1 hour 37 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at DLK Detroit Lakes Amtrak, which is 0 miles from DLK. Further, once you arrive at EPH Ephrata Amtrak or you will still have 1 miles to EPH.

How long does it take from DLK to EPH by car?

The total distance between DLK and EPH is 1112 miles and will take you about 18 hours 51 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $150.

Travel companies on this route

Amtrak Amtrak from DLK to EPH
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