There are 9 ways to get from San Diego to Montana 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Billings  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Billings (BIL) SAN - BIL

$250 - $1,124

Cheapest option

Fly to Bozeman  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Bozeman (BZN) SAN - BZN

$227 - $812

7 alternative options

Fly to Helena  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Helena (HLN) SAN - HLN

$272 - $1,227

Fly to Butte  •  6 h

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Butte (BTM) SAN - BTM

$243 - $1,203

Fly to Missoula  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Missoula (MSO) SAN - MSO

$242 - $1,102

Fly to Great Falls  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Great Falls (GTF) SAN - GTF

$262 - $1,302

Bus  •  39 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Frisco
  3. Take the bus from Frisco to Denver, Co
  4. Take the bus from Denver, CO to Billings, MT

$233 - $420

Train, bus  •  41 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center
  2. Take the train from Fullerton Transportation Center to Raton Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Raton to Colorado Springs, Co
  4. Take the bus from Colorado Springs, Co to Denver, Co
  5. Take the bus from Denver, CO to Billings, MT

$318 - $690

Drive  •  21 h 12 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Billings 1309.1 miles

$120 - $190

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Montana, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and five other airlines fly from San Diego to Billings hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Billings via Los Angeles, Ca, Frisco, Denver, Co, and Denver, CO in around 39 h 15 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Billings via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Billings via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from San Diego to Billings via Los Angeles, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Billings via Las Vegas, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Helena via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Helena via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from San Diego to Helena via Los Angeles, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Helena via Las Vegas, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Bozeman via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Bozeman via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Bozeman via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Bozeman via Los Angeles, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Butte via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Butte via Las Vegas, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Butte via Los Angeles, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Missoula via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Missoula via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from San Diego to Missoula via Los Angeles, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Great Falls via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Great Falls via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from San Diego to Great Falls via Los Angeles, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Billings via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Billings via Santa Rosa, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Helena via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Helena via San Jose, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Helena via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Bozeman via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Missoula via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Missoula via Sacramento, Portland
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Missoula via Santa Rosa, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Missoula via Sacramento, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Great Falls via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Great Falls via Santa Rosa, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Billings via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Billings via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Helena via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from San Diego to Helena via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from San Diego to Bozeman via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Bozeman via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Bozeman via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Missoula via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Missoula via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Missoula via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Great Falls via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Billings via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Billings via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Helena via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Bozeman via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Missoula via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Great Falls via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Diego to Bozeman via Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Train from Fullerton Transportation Center to Raton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Business Coach Seat
$300 - $430
Room
$550 - $800
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Frisco
Ave. Duration
20 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $230
Bus from Frisco to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Raton to Colorado Springs, Co
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Colorado Springs, Co to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Frisco Transfer Center to Denver Bus Center - Greyhound
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
ridebustang.com
Express Arrow vehicles
Website
expressarrow.com
Bus from Denver, CO to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$115
Schedules at
expressarrow.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from San Diego to Montana?

The distance between San Diego and Montana is 1749 km. The road distance is 2094 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from San Diego to Montana?

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Montana is to drive which costs $120 - $190 and takes 21 h 12 min.

What is the fastest way to get from San Diego to Montana?

The quickest way to get from San Diego to Montana is to fly which takes 5 h 30 min and costs $220 - $850.

Is there a direct bus between San Diego and Montana?

No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Montana. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Billings, MT via Los Angeles, Ca, Frisco and Denver, CO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 15 min.

How long does it take to get from San Diego to Montana?

It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from San Diego to Montana, including transfers.