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Humboldt County Transportation

Humboldt County offers a variety of transportation venues all aimed at helping new and existing industries reduce their supply and distribution costs.


US Highway 169 runs north and south and State Highway 3 runs west and east through Humboldt County. Humboldt County communities are approximately 30-45 minutes west of Interstate 35 and 15-30 minutes north of US Highway 20 and approximately 60 minutes south of Interstate 90.

Distance to Major Midwest Markets
Location Distance in Miles
Minneapolis, MN 200 miles
Chicago, IL 382 miles
St. Louis, MO 453 miles
Kansas City, MO 280 miles
Des Moines, IA 106 miles
Omaha, NE 177 miles


Union Pacific Railroad has lines serving the following Humboldt County communities: Bode, Gilmore City, Hardy, Livermore, LuVerne, Ottosen and Pioneer. Additional information can be obtained by visiting Union Pacific Railroad's website.


The Humboldt Municipal Airport will accommodate single engine aircraft up to twin engine aircraft. The runway is 60 x 3400 and is 12/30. There is a 24-hour terminal with phone service. The Fort Dodge Regional Airport provides connecting flights to major airports and is located 15 miles south of Humboldt.


Low cost bus service is provided for Humboldt County by MIDAS Council of Governments. Route information scheduling can be found at the MIDAS website.

For more information on transportation in Humboldt County please contact us.


Humboldt County
transportation venues include:

Near Interstate 90

  US Highway 169
  State Highway 3
  Near Interstate 35
  Near Interstate 90
  Near US Highway 20
  Union Pacific Railroad
  Humboldt Municipal Airport
  Fort Dodge Regional Airport
  MIDAS Bus Service