There are 7 ways to get from Portland to Butte by plane, car, shuttle, night bus, bus or train

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 to Butte  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Butte (BTM) PDX - BTM

$214 - $954

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Bus  •  14 h 15 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 Butte, MT 948

$93 - $196

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Fly to Bozeman, drive  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Bozeman (BZN) PDX - BZN
  2. Drive from Bozeman to Butte

$150 - $414

Fly to Helena, shuttle  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Helena (HLN) PDX - HLN
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Helena, MT to Butte, MT

$214 - $860

Fly to Missoula, night bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Missoula (MSO) PDX - MSO
  2. Take the night bus from Missoula, MT to Butte, MT

$162 - $692

Train, bus  •  14 h 58 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

$117 - $266

Drive  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Butte 665.5 miles

$65 - $95

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Butte. However, there are services departing from Portland, Or and arriving at Butte, MT via Spokane, Wa and Missoula, MT. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 15 min.

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The distance between Portland and Butte is 492 miles. The road distance is 665.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Butte without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 37 min to get from Portland to Butte, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Portland to Butte is to fly which takes 6 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14 h 15 min.

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There is no direct flight from Portland Airport to Butte Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 36 min and has one stopover.

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

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Butte is 1 h ahead of Portland. It is currently 11:06 PM in Portland and 12:06 AM in Butte.

Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Butte is 665 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 38 min to drive from Portland to Butte.

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  • Distance: 492.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 37 min

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

Delta and Alaska Airlines, Inc. fly from Portland to Butte every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portland to Butte via Spokane, Wa, Missoula, Mt, and Missoula, MT in around 14 h 15 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Butte via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Portland to Butte via Seattle, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Portland to Butte via Los Angeles, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Portland to Bozeman via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Portland to Helena via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Portland to Helena via Seattle, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Bozeman
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Portland to Bozeman via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Portland to Helena via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Portland to Helena via Spokane, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Portland to Helena via Medford, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Portland to Missoula
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Portland to Missoula via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Helena via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
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
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Night bus from Missoula, MT to Butte, MT
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
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jeffersonlines.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 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

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

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There are 16+ hotels available in Butte. Prices start at $65 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 .

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