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There are 3 ways to get from Montana to Cardston by bus, train or car

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Bus, train, drive

  1. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Butte, MT
  2. Take the bus from Butte, MT to Great Falls, MT
  3. Take the bus from Great Falls Transfer Center to Shelby Amtrak Station
  4. Take the train from Shelby Amtrak Station to West Glacier Amtrak
  5. Drive from West Glacier Amtrak to Cardston

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Bus, train, drive via Billings, MT

  1. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Butte, MT
  2. Take the bus from Butte, MT to Great Falls, MT
  3. Take the bus from Great Falls Transfer Center to Shelby Amtrak Station
  4. Take the train from Shelby Amtrak Station to West Glacier Amtrak
  5. Drive from West Glacier Amtrak to Cardston

Drive

  1. Drive from Billings to Cardston

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The cheapest way to get from Montana to Cardston is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 8h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Montana to Cardston is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 8h 17m.

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The distance between Montana and Cardston is 338 km. The road distance is 684.1 km.

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It takes approximately 17h 55m to get from Montana to Cardston, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Montana to Cardston is 684 km. It takes approximately 8h 17m to drive from Montana to Cardston.

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Map of how to get from Montana to Cardston.
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  • Distance: 338.5 km
  • Duration: 17h 55m

What companies run services between Montana, USA and Cardston, AB, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Montana to Cardston. However, you can take the bus to Butte, MT, take the bus to Great Falls, MT, take the walk to 12th Ave S / 23rd St. S, take the bus to Great Falls Transfer Center, take the bus to Shelby Amtrak Station, take the walk to Shelby Amtrak Station, take the train to West Glacier Amtrak, then take the drive to Cardston. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Butte, MT, take the bus to Great Falls, MT, take the walk to 12th Ave S / 23rd St. S, take the bus to Great Falls Transfer Center, take the bus to Shelby Amtrak Station, take the walk to Shelby Amtrak Station, take the train to West Glacier Amtrak, then take the drive to Cardston.

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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Shelby Amtrak Station to West Glacier Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$260 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
+1-858-800-8898
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Billings, MT to Butte, MT
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Salt Lake Express
Phone
+1 208-656-8824
Email
info@saltlakeexpress.com
Website
saltlakeexpress.com
Bus from Butte, MT to Great Falls, MT
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
One Way Child (2-12 yr)
$35 - $50
One Way Adult (13+ yr)
$50 - $75
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