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There are 9 ways to get from Montana to Michigan 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.

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Fly Billings to Flint  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Billings (BIL) to Flint (FNT) BIL - FNT

$267 - $1,061

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Fly Billings to Detroit  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Billings (BIL) to Detroit (DTW) BIL - DTW

$213 - $891

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Fly Billings to Lansing  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Billings (BIL) to Lansing (LAN) BIL - LAN

$269 - $1,223

Fly Billings to Grand Rapids  •  6 h 24 min

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

$237 - $1,121

Fly Bozeman to Lansing  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Bozeman (BZN) to Lansing (LAN) BZN - LAN

$249 - $957

Bus, train  •  34 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Minneapolis, MN 702 / ...
  2. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit Amtrak Station

$285 - $543

Bus, Megabus  •  34 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Minneapolis, MN 702 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
  3. Take the Megabus from Chicago to Downtown Detroit

$230 - $322

Bus  •  34 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Minneapolis, MN 702 / ...
  2. Take the bus from St Paul, Mn to Chicago, Il
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Detroit, Mi

$239 - $421

Drive  •  24 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Billings to Detroit 1571 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Montana to Michigan is to drive which costs $150 - $230 and takes 24 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montana to Michigan is to fly which costs $210 - $900 and takes 5 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Montana to Michigan. However, there are services departing from Billings, MT and arriving at Downtown Detroit via Minneapolis, MN and Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 43 min.

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The distance between Montana and Michigan is 1238 miles. The road distance is 1571 miles.

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The best way to get from Montana to Michigan without a car is to bus and train which takes 34 h 25 min and costs $280 - $550.

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

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Montana to Michigan bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Billings, MT station.

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The best way to get from Montana to Michigan is to fly which takes 7 h 7 min and costs $260 - $1,100. Alternatively, you can bus and Megabus, which costs $230 - $330 and takes 34 h 43 min.

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There is no direct flight from Billings Airport to Flint Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 34 min and has one stopover.

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Montana to Michigan bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Downtown Detroit station.

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

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

United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Billings to Flint every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Billings to Detroit via Minneapolis, MN, Minneapolis, MN, and Chicago in around 34 h 43 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Billings to Flint via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Billings to Flint via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Billings to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Billings to Lansing via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Billings to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Billings to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Billings to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Billings to Grand Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Billings to Grand Rapids via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Billings to Grand Rapids via Denver, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
9 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Bozeman to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Bozeman to Lansing via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Billings to Lansing via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Billings to Lansing via Salt Lake City, Detroit
Ave. Duration
10 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Billings to Lansing via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Billings to Detroit via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Billings to Detroit via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Billings to Detroit via Minneapolis, Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Billings to Detroit via Minneapolis, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Billings to Detroit via Minneapolis, Wausau/Marshfield
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Billings to Grand Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Billings to Grand Rapids via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Bozeman to Lansing via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Bozeman to Lansing via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Billings to Flint via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Billings to Flint via Seattle, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12 h 53 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Billings to Flint via Minneapolis, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Billings to Lansing via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Billings to Detroit via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Billings to Grand Rapids via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Billings to Grand Rapids via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Bozeman to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Bozeman to Lansing via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
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 St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
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 Detroit Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
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
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Billings, MT to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Downtown Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
megabus.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
Bus from St Paul, Mn to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from Chicago, Il to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80

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Michigan is 2 h ahead of Montana. It is currently 1:20 PM in Montana and 3:20 PM in Michigan.

Yes, the driving distance between Montana to Michigan is 1571 miles. It takes approximately 24 h 29 min to drive from Montana to Michigan.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Billings Airport to Flint Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Michigan. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Montana to Billings Airport is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs $17 - $21.

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