There are 2 ways to get from Helena to Glacier National Park by shuttle, bus, train or car

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Shuttle, bus, train, drive  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Helena, MT to Great Falls, MT
  2. Take the bus from Great Falls, MT - Transit Transfer Center to Shelby Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Shelby Amtrak to East Glacier Park Amtrak
  4. Drive from East Glacier Park Amtrak to Glacier National Park

$59 - $102

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Helena to Glacier National Park 232.4 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Helena to Glacier National Park is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helena to Glacier National Park is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The distance between Helena and Glacier National Park is 167 miles. The road distance is 232.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 8 h 20 min to get from Helena to Glacier National Park, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Helena to Glacier National Park is 232 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to drive from Helena to Glacier National Park.

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There are one+ hotels available in Glacier National Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Helena to Glacier National Park.
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  • Distance: 167.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 20 min

What companies run services between Helena, MT, USA and Glacier National Park, MT, USA?

There is no direct connection from Helena to Glacier National Park. However, you can take the shuttle to Great Falls, MT, take the walk to Great Falls, MT - Transit Transfer Center, take the bus to Shelby Amtrak, take the train to East Glacier Park Amtrak, then take the drive to Glacier National Park. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Glacier National Park.

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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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Shelby Amtrak to East Glacier Park Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
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