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There are 2 ways to get from Kalispell to Great Falls by car, train or bus

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Drive, train, bus  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Kalispell to Essex Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Essex Amtrak to Shelby Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Shelby Amtrak to Great Falls, MT - Transit Transfer Center

$36 - $74

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Kalispell to Great Falls 226 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Kalispell to Great Falls is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kalispell to Great Falls is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The distance between Kalispell and Great Falls is 149 miles. The road distance is 226 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 37 min to get from Kalispell to Great Falls, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kalispell to Great Falls is 226 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to drive from Kalispell to Great Falls.

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There are 25+ hotels available in Great Falls. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 148.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 37 min

What companies run services between Kalispell, MT, USA and Great Falls, MT, USA?

There is no direct connection from Kalispell to Great Falls. However, you can take the drive to Essex Amtrak, take the train to Shelby Amtrak Station, take the walk to Shelby Amtrak, then take the bus to Great Falls, MT - Transit Transfer Center. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Great Falls.

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 Essex Amtrak to Shelby Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
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
Toole County

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