There are 6 ways to get from Los Angeles to Missoula by plane, car, bus or train

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

Recommended option

Fly to Missoula  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Missoula (MSO) LAX - MSO

$116 - $658

5 alternative options

Fly to Kalispell, drive  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Kalispell (FCA) LAX - FCA
  2. Drive from Kalispell to Missoula

$118 - $626

Fly to Butte, bus  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Butte (BTM) LAX - BTM
  2. Take the bus from Butte, MT to Missoula, MT

$186 - $289

Bus  •  37 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Seattle, Wa 1420 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Missoula, Mt 1276 / ...

$161 - $405

Train, bus  •  42 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Portland Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt

$242 - $686

Drive  •  19 h

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Missoula 1220.7 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Missoula is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 19 h.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Missoula is to fly which takes 5 h 11 min and costs $110 - $700.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Missoula is 1470 km. The road distance is 1953 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Los Angeles to Missoula, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Missoula. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Missoula, Mt via Seattle, Wa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 55 min.

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What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Missoula, MT, USA?

Allegiant Air, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Missoula every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Missoula via Seattle, Wa in around 37 h 55 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Missoula via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Kalispell
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Kalispell via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Butte via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Butte via Las Vegas, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Los Angeles to Butte via San Francisco, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Los Angeles to Butte via Denver, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Los Angeles to Butte via San Jose, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Los Angeles to Butte via Portland, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Los Angeles to Butte via Jackson, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Los Angeles to Butte via Sacramento, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Los Angeles to Butte via Kalispell, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Los Angeles to Butte via Bozeman, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Los Angeles to Butte via San Diego, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Los Angeles to Butte via Oakland, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Missoula via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,400
Flights from Los Angeles to Missoula via Portland
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,400
Flights from Los Angeles to Kalispell via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Missoula
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,700
Flights from Los Angeles to Missoula via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,700
Flights from Los Angeles to Kalispell
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,900
Flights from Los Angeles to Kalispell via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,900
Flights from Los Angeles to Kalispell via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,900
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Missoula
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Kalispell
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Portland Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
29 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Coach Seat
$320 - $460
Room
$600 - $850
Train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
Bus operators
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
Schedules 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
27 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $180
Flexible
$210 - $280
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Missoula, Mt
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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