Bemidji travel guide

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You're Going to Love Bemidji

With a population of 13,431, Bemidji is a must-see destination in Minnesota, United States.

When to visit Bemidji

Bemidji in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Bemidji in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Bemidji in July, when the average temperature is 20 °C, and the highest can go up to 25 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -20 °C, with an average temperature of -14 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in June, when precipitation is around 112 mm. In contrast, January is usually the driest month of the year in Bemidji, with an average rainfall of 18 mm.

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How to Get to Bemidji


When flying to Bemidji, you’ll arrive at Bemidji Beltrami County (BJI), which is located 6 km from the city centre.


Another option to get to Bemidji is to pick up a car hire from Minneapolis, which is about 304 km from Bemidji. You’ll find branches of Alamo and Sixt, among others, in Minneapolis.


The most popular bus station is Bemidji State University, located 1.7 km from the city centre of Bemidji. Bemidji Bus Stop is also a commonly used station, and is 1.6 km from the city centre.

Airlines serving Bemidji

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British Airways
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Air France
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Alaska Airlines
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Korean Air
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Aer Lingus
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Copa Airlines
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American Airlines
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Virgin Atlantic
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Sun Country Air
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Air New Zealand
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Where to stay in Bemidji

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Best Western Bemidji and Super 8 by Wyndham Bemidji MN.

Where to stay in popular areas of Bemidji

Hiring a car in Bemidji

Expect to pay $1.86 per litre in Bemidji (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $22.26 and $29.68. The most frequently booked car type in Bemidji is Premium (Honda Pilot or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Nissan Versa or similar) is, on average, 45% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.