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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

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 32 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  •  7 h 9 min

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

$291 - $1,243

Questions & Answers

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

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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
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Flights from Billings to Great Falls via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Billings to Kalispell via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Billings to Kalispell via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 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 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,700
Flights from Billings to Kalispell via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 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 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Billings to Great Falls via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Billings to Kalispell via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Billings to Kalispell via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 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
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
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