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Users looking for the lowest fares to Grand Forks should consider flying on Monday mornings, when prices are typically cheapest. Budget-minded travellers will want to avoid Saturday mornings, when prices are usually at their highest.
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Grand Forks overview

Sitting at the fork of the Red River and Red Lake River, which meanders through the heart of the city, Grand Forks has been an important trading place on the Great Plains since the 1740s. As one of the largest cities in North Dakota, Grand Forks is the most prominent metropolis of the Red River Valley, which is one of the world’s flattest areas. The city is a centre for arts, sports and entertainment, offering plenty of recreational activities for its 50,000 residents so book your flight if you would like to participate in it all. Throughout the city’s large number of parks you can find a wide variety of sports facilities, including skating rinks, hockey rinks, soccer fields and basketball courts. Sports fans will be drawn to the city’s two indoor athletic arenas, the Ralph Engelstad Arena and the Betty Englestad Sioux Centre, where University of North Dakota sports teams compete in hockey, basketball and volleyball. If you prefer a more peaceful setting, the Greater Grand Forks Greenway gives visitors the opportunity to relax or enjoy outdoor activities, like cycling, walking or rollerblading in plenty of green space that runs along the Red River and Red Lake River. Alongside the many parks, picnic areas and playgrounds, there is also the Lincoln Golf Course and a camping ground. Grand Forks is also a great place for keen cyclists and the greater city area offers 43 miles (69 km) of bicycle tracks to explore. The Rural Bicycle Loop is an excellent way to discover the city and neighbouring cities, providing 100 miles (160 km) of paved track. For a more scenic route, you can try the North Star Trail, which leads through the woods of Turtle River State Park.

Getting around Grand Forks

The city has an excellent bus service that runs throughout the city area. There are also several taxi companies that operate within the city. To travel long distance to other cities, you can take a train from the train station on the edge of town.

Getting from the Airport to the City

Grand Forks International Airport (GFK) is the Red River Valley’s main airport and is located 15 minutes’ drive west of the city. There are several taxi companies that can be booked to pick you up from the airport for a transfer into the city. You can also hire a car from several major car rental companies at the airport. Some hotels also provide an airport shuttle service.

  • When is the best time to fly to Grand Forks?

    The flat expanse of the Great Plains causes the city’s climate to be particularly hot and humid in summer and bitterly cold in the winter. If you want to visit the city in the warmer months, visit between May and September. Temperatures can drop below freezing in the winter months, so you are likely to get better prices on travel and deals on flights if you visit in the winter, between November and March.

  • What does GFK mean?

    GFK is a unique code, commonly called an IATA code, used in the aviation industry to identify airports. This code, along with many others, are defined by IATA (International Air Transport Association). A GFK flight refers to a flight to Grand Forks Airport.

  • What airport do you fly into for flights to Grand Forks?

    Travelers will need to book flights to Grand Forks (GFK) if they wish to fly to Grand Forks. The Grand Forks airport is 6.8 mi from the city center.

  • Can I find cheaper flights to Grand Forks if I am willing to have stopovers?

    Yes, flights with stopovers are often cheaper than direct flights. Keep an eye out for flight deals to Grand Forks on Cheapflights that require 1 or 2 stops for potential cost savings.

  • What is the best airline to fly to Grand Forks?

    Based on reviews from Cheapflights users, Virgin Atlantic is rated the highest out of the airlines that fly to Grand Forks.

  • Does Grand Forks have car hire?

    Yes. Those touching down at Grand Forks can take advantage of the car hire services offered upon their arrival.

  • Are there hotels close to Grand Forks?

    Yes. Grand Forks has hotels nearby for those requiring accommodations. Great Deals in Knights Inn Grand Forks Free Breakfast, Business center, Parking is the closest property to Grand Forks (3.0 mi away from Grand Forks).

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