There are 4 ways to get from Missoula to Portland by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Missoula (MSO) to Portland (PDX) MSO - PDX

$183 - $903

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Bus  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Missoula, Mt to Spokane, Wa 1275
  2. Take the bus from Spokane, Wa to Portland, Or 6911

$61 - $156

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Bus, train  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Missoula, Mt to Spokane, Wa 1275
  2. Take the train from Spokane Amtrak to Portland Union Station Empire Builder

$86 - $231

Drive  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Missoula to Portland 548.5 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Missoula to Portland is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 8 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Missoula to Portland is to fly which costs $180 - $950 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Missoula to Portland. However, there are services departing from Missoula, Mt and arriving at Portland, Or via Spokane, Wa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 50 min.

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The distance between Missoula and Portland is 428 miles. The road distance is 548.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Missoula to Portland without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 50 min and costs $60 - $160.

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It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Missoula to Portland, including transfers.

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Missoula to Portland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Missoula, Mt station.

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The best way to get from Missoula to Portland is to fly which takes 3 h 51 min and costs $180 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $160 and takes 11 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Missoula Airport to Portland Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Missoula to Portland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Portland, Or station.

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  • Distance: 427.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 51 min

What companies run services between Missoula, MT, USA and Portland, OR, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc. flies from Missoula to Portland 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Missoula to Portland via Spokane, Wa in around 11 h 50 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Missoula to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Missoula to Portland via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
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 Spokane Amtrak to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice 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
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 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
Bus from Spokane, Wa to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95

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Portland is 1 h behind Missoula. It is currently 6:18 AM in Missoula and 5:18 AM in Portland.

Yes, the driving distance between Missoula to Portland is 548 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 58 min to drive from Missoula to Portland.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. offers flights from Missoula Airport to Portland Airport.

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Book your Missoula to Portland bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 314+ hotels available in Portland. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Missoula to Missoula Airport is to line 11 bus which takes 33 min and costs .

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