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

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Fly to Missoula  •  4 h 19 min

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

$132 - $652

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Bus  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Spokane, Wa 6912
  2. Take the bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt 1274 / ...

$64 - $156

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Fly to Kalispell, drive  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Kalispell (FCA) PDX - FCA
  2. Drive from Kalispell to Missoula

$124 - $1,320

Train, bus  •  12 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Spokane Amtrak Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt 1274 / ...

$88 - $226

Drive  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Missoula 547.4 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Missoula is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 8 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Missoula is to fly which costs $130 - $650 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Missoula. However, there are services departing from Portland, Or and arriving at Missoula, Mt via Spokane, Wa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 25 min.

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The distance between Portland and Missoula is 428 miles. The road distance is 547.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Missoula without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 25 min and costs $60 - $160.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Portland to Missoula, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Portland to Missoula is to fly which takes 4 h 19 min and costs $130 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $160 and takes 11 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Portland Airport to Missoula Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 27 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Portland to Missoula.
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  • Distance: 427.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 19 min

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

Alaska Airlines, Inc. flies from Portland to Missoula twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portland to Missoula via Spokane, Wa in around 11 h 25 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
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 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Portland to Kalispell
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,300
Flights from Portland to Kalispell via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $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
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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Missoula is 1 h ahead of Portland. It is currently 1:40 AM in Portland and 2:40 AM in Missoula.

Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Missoula is 547 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 57 min to drive from Portland to Missoula.

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

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

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There are 37+ hotels available in Missoula. Prices start at $75 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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