There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to Missoula by plane, car, night bus, bus 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

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Missoula  •  6 h 42 min

  1. ORD - MSO

$212 - $555

6 alternative options

Fly Chicago Midway to Missoula  •  7 h 48 min

  1. MDW - MSO

$222 - $804

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Kalispell, drive  •  8 h 16 min

  1. ORD - FCA

$274 - $923

Night bus, bus  •  36 h 7 min

  1. 4730
  2. 933

$257 - $413

Bus  •  37 h 21 min

  1. 966 / ...
  2. 933

$295 - $434

Train, bus  •  42 h 5 min

  1. Empire Builder
  2. 1274 / ...

$261 - $756

Drive  •  24 h 48 min

  1. 1635.2 miles

$160 - $240

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Missoula, MT, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Chicago to Missoula hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Missoula via Milwaukee, Wi, Milwaukee, and Minneapolis, MN in around 37 h 21 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Missoula via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Missoula via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Missoula via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to Missoula via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Missoula via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Missoula via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Missoula via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalispell via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalispell via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalispell via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $2,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Missoula
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Missoula via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalispell
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalispell via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Missoula
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Missoula via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Missoula via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalispell via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,800
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak
Ave. Duration
37 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$230 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$410 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,300
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110
Bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Missoula, MT
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago and Missoula is 2157 km. The road distance is 2616 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Missoula is to drive which costs $160 - $240 and takes 24 h 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Chicago to Missoula is to fly which takes 6 h 42 min and costs $210 - $600.

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Missoula. However, there are services departing from Chicago Amtrak, Il and arriving at Missoula, MT via Hennepin Ave & Maple St and Minneapolis, MN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 7 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 42 min to get from Chicago to Missoula, including transfers.