There are 6 ways to get from Edmonton to Great Falls by bus, car, train, plane or shuttle

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

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Bus, drive, Amtrak Thruway, train  •  35 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Edmonton, AB to Calgary, AB
  2. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Trail
  3. Drive from Trail to Kettle Falls, WA
  4. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Kettle Falls, WA to Spokane, WA
  5. Take the train from Spokane Amtrak to Shelby Amtrak
  6. Take the bus from Shelby Amtrak to Great Falls, MT - Transit Transfer Center

$157 - $436

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  43 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Edmonton - Downtown Office to Calgary Downtown Office
  2. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Coquitlam, BC
  3. Take the bus from Coquitlam, Bc to Everett, Wa
  4. Take the train from Everett Amtrak to Shelby Amtrak
  5. Take the bus from Shelby Amtrak to Great Falls, MT - Transit Transfer Center

$213 - $517

Drive  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Edmonton to Great Falls 500.5 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to Great Falls  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Edmonton (YEG) to Great Falls (GTF) YEG - GTF

$336 - $1,306

Fly to Lethbridge, drive  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Edmonton (YEG) to Lethbridge (YQL) YEG - YQL
  2. Drive from Lethbridge to Great Falls

$170 - $516

Fly to Helena, shuttle  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Edmonton (YEG) to Helena (HLN) YEG - HLN
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Helena, MT to Great Falls, MT

$440 - $1,668

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edmonton to Great Falls is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 8 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edmonton to Great Falls is to fly and drive which costs $220 - $700 and takes 8 h 24 min.

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The distance between Edmonton and Great Falls is 690 km. The road distance is 800.8 km.

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The best way to get from Edmonton to Great Falls without a car is to bus and train which takes 43 h 21 min and costs $270 - $700.

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It takes approximately 35 h 33 min to get from Edmonton to Great Falls, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Edmonton Airport to Great Falls Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 44 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edmonton to Great Falls is 801 km. It takes approximately 8 h 29 min to drive from Edmonton to Great Falls.

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WestJet, Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Edmonton Airport to Great Falls Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Great Falls. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edmonton to Great Falls.
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  • Distance: 431.2 miles
  • Duration: 35 h 33 min

What companies run services between Edmonton, AB, Canada and Great Falls, MT, USA?

United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines fly from Edmonton to Great Falls every 3 hours.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Edmonton to Great Falls via Seattle, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,600
Flights from Edmonton to Helena via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,700
Flights from Edmonton to Helena via Seattle, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $2,500
Flights from Edmonton to Helena via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,000
Flights from Edmonton to Helena via Los Angeles, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Edmonton to Lethbridge via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Edmonton to Lethbridge via Calgary
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Edmonton to Lethbridge via Kelowna, Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Edmonton to Lethbridge via Victoria, Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Edmonton to Great Falls via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,100
Flights from Edmonton to Helena via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,100
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Edmonton to Great Falls via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,700
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Spokane Amtrak to Shelby Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $390
Train from Everett Amtrak to Shelby Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Room
$400 - $550
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Edmonton, AB to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$21 - $35
Online Fare
$26 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $60
Bus from Calgary, AB to Trail
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$75 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130
Bus from Calgary, AB to Coquitlam, BC
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $80
Online Fare
$70 - $110
Standard Fare
$90 - $130
Refundable
$95 - $140
Amtrak Thruway

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Kettle Falls, WA to Spokane, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
amtrak.com
Gold Line
Website
gold-line.us
Bus from Kettle Falls, WA to Spokane Intermodal, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Schedules at
gold-line.us
Toole County
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Coquitlam, Bc to Everett, Wa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40

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