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There are 13 ways to get from Michigan to Montana by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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 Grand Rapids to Billings  •  7h 52m

  1. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Billings (BIL) GRR - BIL

$390 - $1,713

Cheapest option

Megabus, bus  •  35h 58m

  1. Take the Megabus from Downtown Detroit to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN
  3. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Billings, MT 933

$223 - $324

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Fly Grand Rapids to Missoula  •  8h 1m

  1. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Missoula (MSO) GRR - MSO

$391 - $1,713

Fly Grand Rapids to Helena  •  8h 40m

  1. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Helena (HLN) GRR - HLN

$454 - $1,954

Fly Grand Rapids to Bozeman  •  8h 24m

  1. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Bozeman (BZN) GRR - BZN

$285 - $586

Fly Grand Rapids to Great Falls  •  10h 52m

  1. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Great Falls (GTF) GRR - GTF

$430 - $2,000

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Billings  •  9h 28m

  1. Take the train from Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Billings (BIL) ORD - BIL

$279 - $768

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Missoula  •  9h 33m

  1. Take the train from Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Missoula (MSO) ORD - MSO

$251 - $646

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Bozeman  •  9h 54m

  1. Take the train from Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Bozeman (BZN) ORD - BZN

$316 - $1,056

Train, bus  •  36h 14m

  1. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
  3. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Billings, MT 933

$278 - $546

Night bus, bus  •  36h 39m

  1. Take the night bus from Detroit, Mi to Chicago Amtrak, Il
  2. Take the night bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
  3. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Billings, MT 933

$237 - $417

Train, bus via Denver, CO  •  38h 27m

  1. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Denver Union Station
  3. Take the bus from Denver, CO to Buffalo, WY
  4. Take the bus from Buffalo, WY to Billings, MT 701

$296 - $702

Drive  •  24h 31m

  1. Drive from Detroit to Billings 1577.2 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Michigan to Montana is to drive which costs $150 - $230 and takes 24h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Michigan to Montana is to fly which costs $390 - $1,800 and takes 7h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Michigan to Montana. However, there are services departing from Downtown Detroit and arriving at Billings, MT via Chicago and Minneapolis, MN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h 58m.

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The distance between Michigan and Montana is 1238 miles. The road distance is 1577.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Michigan to Montana without a car is to Megabus and bus which takes 35h 58m and costs $220 - $330.

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It takes approximately 7h 52m to get from Michigan to Montana, including transfers.

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Michigan to Montana bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Downtown Detroit station.

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The best way to get from Michigan to Montana is to fly which takes 7h 52m and costs $390 - $1,800. Alternatively, you can Megabus and bus, which costs $220 - $330 and takes 35h 58m.

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There is no direct flight from Grand Rapids Airport to Billings Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 27m and has one stopover.

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Michigan to Montana bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Billings, MT station.

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Map of how to get from Michigan to Montana.
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  • Distance: 1237.7 miles
  • Duration: 7h 52m

What companies run services between Michigan, USA and Montana, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and four other airlines fly from Grand Rapids to Billings hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Detroit to Billings via Chicago, Minneapolis, MN, and Minneapolis, MN in around 35h 58m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Billings via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Grand Rapids to Billings via Detroit, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h 48m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,000
Flights from Grand Rapids to Billings via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h 31m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Flights from Grand Rapids to Billings via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,800
Flights from Grand Rapids to Missoula via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Grand Rapids to Missoula via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,800
Flights from Grand Rapids to Missoula via Detroit, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h 12m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $2,000
Flights from Grand Rapids to Helena via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,000
Flights from Grand Rapids to Helena via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Grand Rapids to Helena via Detroit, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Grand Rapids to Helena via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from Grand Rapids to Helena via Atlanta, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10h 18m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,400
Flights from Grand Rapids to Bozeman via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Grand Rapids to Bozeman via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Grand Rapids to Bozeman via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Grand Rapids to Bozeman via Detroit, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 39m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Grand Rapids to Bozeman via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Grand Rapids to Great Falls via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,000
Flights from Grand Rapids to Great Falls via Detroit, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h 54m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Grand Rapids to Great Falls via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Billings via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bozeman via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bozeman via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Billings via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,000
Flights from Grand Rapids to Billings via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,900
Flights from Grand Rapids to Billings via Washington Dulles, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from Grand Rapids to Billings via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,000
Flights from Grand Rapids to Billings via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Grand Rapids to Missoula via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,900
Flights from Grand Rapids to Missoula via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $2,000
Flights from Grand Rapids to Missoula via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,000
Flights from Grand Rapids to Helena via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Grand Rapids to Helena via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Grand Rapids to Bozeman via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Grand Rapids to Bozeman via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Grand Rapids to Bozeman via Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Grand Rapids to Bozeman via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Grand Rapids to Great Falls via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $2,100
Flights from Grand Rapids to Great Falls via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Grand Rapids to Great Falls via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Billings
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Billings via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Missoula
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bozeman
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bozeman via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Missoula via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Grand Rapids to Missoula via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,700
Flights from Grand Rapids to Bozeman via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,900
Flights from Grand Rapids to Bozeman via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 33m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Billings via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Missoula
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bozeman
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bozeman via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,700
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Billings via Phoenix esa Gateway
Ave. Duration
8h 59m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,400
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bozeman via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
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 Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Train from Detroit Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Train from Chicago Union Station to Denver Union Station
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $400
Room
$500 - $750
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Downtown Detroit to Chicago
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
megabus.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Buffalo, WY to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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
Night bus from Detroit, Mi to Chicago Amtrak, Il
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
Night bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110
Express Arrow
Phone
877-779-2999
Website
expressarrow.com
Bus from Denver, CO to Buffalo, WY
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
expressarrow.com

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Montana is 2h behind Michigan. It is currently 7:41 PM in Michigan and 5:41 PM in Montana.

Yes, the driving distance between Michigan to Montana is 1577 miles. It takes approximately 24h 31m to drive from Michigan to Montana.

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Allegiant Air, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Grand Rapids Airport to Billings Airport.

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