There are 4 ways to get from Missoula to Minneapolis by plane, bus, train 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  •  4 h 26 min

  1. MSO - MSP

$222 - $473

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  34 h 21 min

  1. 1275
  2. Empire Builder

$208 - $614

2 alternative options

Bus  •  25 h 26 min

  1. 948
  2. 702 / ...

$224 - $317

Drive  •  18 h 7 min

  1. 1189 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The distance between Missoula and Minneapolis is 1612 km. The road distance is 1902 km.

The cheapest way to get from Missoula to Minneapolis is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 18 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Missoula to Minneapolis is to fly which takes 4 h 26 min and costs $220 - $480.

No, there is no direct bus from Missoula to Minneapolis. However, there are services departing from Missoula, MT and arriving at Minneapolis, MN via Billings, MT. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 26 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Missoula to Minneapolis, including transfers.

What companies run services between Missoula, MT, USA and Minneapolis, MN, USA?

Delta and United Airlines fly from Missoula to Minneapolis every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Missoula to Minneapolis via Billings, MT in around 25 h 26 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Missoula to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $950
Flights from Missoula to Minneapolis via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Missoula to Minneapolis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Spokane Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$330 - $470
Business Coach Seat
$390 - $550
Room
$700 - $1,000
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Billings, MT to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Missoula, Mt to Spokane, Wa
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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