There are 5 ways to get from Helena to Seattle by plane, car, shuttle, bus or train

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Fly from Helena  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Helena (HLN) to Seattle (SEA) HLN - SEA

$161 - $777

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Shuttle, bus  •  15 h 14 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Helena, MT to Butte, MT
  2. Take the bus from Butte, MT to Missoula, MT 933 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Missoula, Mt to Seattle, Wa

$102 - $203

3 alternative options

Drive to Bozeman, fly  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Helena to Bozeman
  2. Fly from Bozeman (BZN) to Seattle (SEA) BZN - SEA

$131 - $397

Shuttle, bus, train  •  23 h 41 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 Seattle King Street Station

$126 - $326

Drive  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Helena to Seattle 593.5 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The distance between Helena and Seattle is 492 miles. The road distance is 593.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Helena to Seattle without a car is to shuttle and bus which takes 15 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to get from Helena to Seattle, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Helena Airport to Seattle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 53 min.

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Seattle is 1 h behind Helena. It is currently 6:45 AM in Helena and 5:45 AM in Seattle.

Yes, the driving distance between Helena to Seattle is 594 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 29 min to drive from Helena to Seattle.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. offers flights from Helena Airport to Seattle Airport.

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There are 687+ hotels available in Seattle. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Helena to Helena Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Helena to Seattle.
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  • Distance: 491.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 32 min

What companies run services between Helena, MT, USA and Seattle, WA, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc. flies from Helena to Seattle once daily.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Helena to Seattle
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Bozeman to Seattle
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Bozeman to Seattle via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Bozeman to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Bozeman to Seattle via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
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 Shelby Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
18 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$410 - $600
Bus operators
Salt Lake Express
Phone
+1 208-656-8824
Email
info@saltlakeexpress.com
Website
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Helena, MT to Butte, MT
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Helena, MT to Great Falls, MT
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Butte, MT to Missoula, MT
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Missoula, Mt to Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
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