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There are 3 ways to get from Helena to Kalispell by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train, drive  •  8h 53m

  1. Take the 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 Station to Essex Amtrak
  4. Drive from Essex Amtrak to Kalispell

$62 - $112

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 40m

  1. Drive from Helena to Kalispell 194.7 miles

$19 - $28

Fly  •  6h 34m

  1. Fly from Helena (HLN) to Kalispell (FCA) HLN - FCA

$278 - $1,158

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The cheapest way to get from Helena to Kalispell is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Helena to Kalispell is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3h 40m.

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The distance between Helena and Kalispell is 155 miles. The road distance is 194.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 8h 53m to get from Helena to Kalispell, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Helena Airport to Kalispell Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 16m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Helena to Kalispell is 195 miles. It takes approximately 3h 40m to drive from Helena to Kalispell.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Helena Airport to Kalispell Airport.

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There are 85+ hotels available in Kalispell. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Helena to Helena Airport is to taxi which takes 5m and costs $19 - $23.

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  • Distance: 154.5 miles
  • Duration: 8h 53m

What companies run services between Helena, MT, USA and Kalispell, MT, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and Alaska Airlines, Inc. fly from Helena to Kalispell every 3 hours.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Helena to Kalispell via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Helena to Kalispell via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Helena to Kalispell via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Helena to Kalispell via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
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 Shelby Amtrak Station to Essex Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus operators

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