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There are 5 ways to get from Billings to Shelby by bus, shuttle, car, plane or train

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Bus, shuttle  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Butte, MT 933 / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Butte, MT to Great Falls, MT
  3. Take the bus from Great Falls, MT - Transit Transfer Center to Shelby Amtrak

$80 - $112

4 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Billings to Shelby 305.9 miles

$30 - $45

Fly to Havre, train  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Billings (BIL) to Havre (HVR) BIL - HVR
  2. Take the train from Havre Amtrak to Shelby Amtrak

$200 - $599

Fly to Great Falls, bus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Billings (BIL) to Great Falls (GTF) BIL - GTF
  2. Take the bus from Great Falls, MT - Transit Transfer Center to Shelby Amtrak

$337 - $1,421

Fly to Kalispell, drive  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Billings (BIL) to Kalispell (FCA) BIL - FCA
  2. Drive from Kalispell to Shelby

$291 - $1,243

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The cheapest way to get from Billings to Shelby is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 6 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Billings to Shelby is to fly and train which costs $200 - $600 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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The distance between Billings and Shelby is 247 miles. The road distance is 305.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Billings to Shelby without a car is to bus and shuttle which takes 10 h 45 min and costs $80 - $120.

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It takes approximately 10 h 45 min to get from Billings to Shelby, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Billings Airport to Havre Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Billings to Shelby is 306 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to drive from Billings to Shelby.

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Cape Air offers flights from Billings Airport to Havre Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Shelby. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Billings to Billings Airport is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs $17 - $21.

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Map of how to get from Billings to Shelby.
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  • Distance: 246.9 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 45 min

What companies run services between Billings, MT, USA and Shelby, MT, USA?

There is no direct connection from Billings to Shelby. However, you can take the bus to Butte, MT, take the shuttle to Great Falls, MT, take the walk to Great Falls, MT - Transit Transfer Center, then take the bus to Shelby Amtrak. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Shelby.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Billings to Great Falls via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Flights from Billings to Great Falls via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Billings to Kalispell via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Billings to Kalispell via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Billings to Great Falls via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,700
Flights from Billings to Kalispell via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Billings to Great Falls via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Billings to Great Falls via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Billings to Kalispell via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Billings to Kalispell via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Billings to Havre
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Havre Amtrak to Shelby Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Billings, MT to Butte, MT
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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