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There are 7 ways to get from Sacramento to Missoula by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Missoula  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Missoula (MSO) SMF - MSO

$212 - $952

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Bus  •  29 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Seattle, Wa 1420 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Missoula, Mt 1276 / ...

$126 - $318

5 alternative options

Fly to Butte, bus  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Butte (BTM) SMF - BTM
  2. Take the bus from Butte, MT to Missoula, MT

$282 - $1,343

Fly to Spokane, bus  •  9 h

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Spokane (GEG) SMF - GEG
  2. Take the bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt

$152 - $671

Train, bus  •  29 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Portland Union Station
  2. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Spokane Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt

$178 - $490

Bus via Spokane  •  31 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Tacoma, Wa
  2. Take the bus from Tacoma Greyhound to Spokane 736
  3. Take the bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt

$150 - $346

Drive  •  17 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Missoula 1061.3 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Missoula is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 17 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Missoula is to fly which costs $210 - $950 and takes 6 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento to Missoula. However, there are services departing from Sacramento, Ca and arriving at Missoula, Mt via Seattle, Wa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 25 min.

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The distance between Sacramento and Missoula is 691 miles. The road distance is 1061.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Missoula without a car is to train and bus which takes 29 h 1 min and costs $170 - $490.

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It takes approximately 6 h 26 min to get from Sacramento to Missoula, including transfers.

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Sacramento to Missoula bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Sacramento, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Missoula is to fly which takes 6 h 26 min and costs $210 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $320 and takes 29 h 25 min.

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There is no direct flight from Sacramento Airport to Missoula Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 19 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Sacramento to Missoula.
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  • Distance: 691.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 26 min

What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and Missoula, MT, USA?

Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines fly from Sacramento to Missoula hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sacramento to Missoula via Seattle, Wa in around 29 h 25 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sacramento to Missoula via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Missoula via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Sacramento to Butte via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Sacramento to Butte via Los Angeles, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Sacramento to Spokane via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Sacramento to Missoula via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Sacramento to Missoula via Portland
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Sacramento to Missoula via Boise, Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Missoula via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Sacramento to Missoula via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Spokane via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Sacramento to Spokane via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Sacramento to Spokane
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to Missoula via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
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 Sacramento Amtrak to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
15 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Room
$380 - $550
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
Bus from Butte, MT to Missoula, MT
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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 Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Missoula, Mt
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Tacoma, Wa
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $190

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More Questions & Answers

Missoula is 1 h ahead of Sacramento. It is currently 8:24 AM in Sacramento and 9:24 AM in Missoula.

Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento to Missoula is 1061 miles. It takes approximately 17 h 18 min to drive from Sacramento to Missoula.

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United Airlines, Delta and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Sacramento Airport to Missoula Airport.

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

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There are 39+ hotels available in Missoula. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Sacramento Airport is to bus which takes 12 min and costs $2.

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