There are 5 ways to get from Portland to Billings by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Billings (BIL) PDX - BIL

$160 - $624

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Bus  •  19 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Spokane, Wa
  2. Take the bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
  3. Take the bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT 948

$124 - $246

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Train, bus, night bus  •  19 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Spokane Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
  3. Take the night bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT 942

$148 - $316

Train, bus  •  20 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Spokane Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
  3. Take the bus from Missoula, MT to Butte, MT 948
  4. Take the bus from Butte, MT to Billings, MT 948

$162 - $331

Drive  •  13 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Billings 892 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Billings is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 13 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Billings is to fly which costs $160 - $650 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Billings. However, there are services departing from Portland, Or and arriving at Billings, MT via Spokane, Wa and Missoula, MT. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 10 min.

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The distance between Portland and Billings is 688 miles. The road distance is 892 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Billings without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 10 min and costs $120 - $250.

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Portland to Billings, including transfers.

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Portland to Billings bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Portland, Or station.

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The best way to get from Portland to Billings is to fly which takes 3 h 43 min and costs $160 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $250 and takes 19 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Portland Airport to Billings Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 4 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Portland to Billings.
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  • Distance: 688 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

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

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta and United Airlines fly from Portland to Billings every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portland to Billings via Spokane, Wa, Missoula, Mt, and Missoula, MT in around 19 h 10 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Billings
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Portland to Billings via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Billings via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Billings via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,700
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 Portland Union Station to Spokane Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 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 Portland, Or to Spokane, Wa
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
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
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jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Missoula, MT to Butte, MT
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Butte, MT to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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Billings is 1 h ahead of Portland. It is currently 4:13 PM in Portland and 5:13 PM in Billings.

Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Billings is 892 miles. It takes approximately 13 h 57 min to drive from Portland to Billings.

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

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There are 49+ hotels available in Billings. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Portland to Portland Airport is to tram which takes 35 min and costs $3.

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