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

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Fly San Francisco to Missoula  •  5h 16m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Missoula (MSO) SFO - MSO

$136 - $558

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Fly Oakland to Missoula  •  5h 16m

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Missoula (MSO) OAK - MSO

$180 - $711

Fly San Francisco to Kalispell, drive  •  6h 47m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Kalispell (FCA) SFO - FCA
  2. Drive from Kalispell to Missoula

$148 - $296

Bus  •  32h 25m

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Seattle, Wa
  3. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Missoula, Mt

$140 - $354

Train, bus  •  32h 50m

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Portland Union Station
  2. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Spokane Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt

$189 - $529

Train, bus via Tacoma Amtrak Station  •  37h

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Tacoma Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Tacoma Amtrak to Spokane 736
  3. Take the bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt

$184 - $494

Drive  •  18h 48m

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Missoula 1147.8 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Missoula is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 18h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Missoula is to fly which costs $130 - $600 and takes 5h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Missoula. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Missoula, Mt via Sacramento, Ca and Seattle, Wa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 25m.

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The distance between San Francisco and Missoula is 765 miles. The road distance is 1147.8 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Missoula without a car is to bus which takes 32h 25m and costs $140 - $360.

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It takes approximately 5h 16m to get from San Francisco to Missoula, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Missoula is to fly which takes 5h 16m and costs $130 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $360 and takes 32h 25m.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Missoula Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 21m.

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

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Missoula.
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  • Distance: 765.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 16m

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

United Airlines, Delta and Alaska Airlines, Inc. fly from San Francisco to Missoula every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Missoula via Sacramento, Ca and Seattle, Wa in around 32h 25m.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Missoula via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Missoula via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Kalispell via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from San Francisco to Kalispell via Portland
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Missoula via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Missoula via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Kalispell via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Missoula
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Missoula via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Kalispell
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Oakland to Missoula
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
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 Oakland Jack London Square Station to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$420 - $600
Train from Portland Union Station to Spokane Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
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
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Tacoma Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Room
$470 - $650
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 San Francisco, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
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
10h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Amtrak Thruway

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Tacoma, WA to Spokane, WA
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
amtrak.com

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More Questions & Answers

Missoula is 1h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 11:07 PM in San Francisco and 12:07 AM in Missoula.

Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Missoula is 1148 miles. It takes approximately 18h 48m to drive from San Francisco to Missoula.

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

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Book your San Francisco to Missoula bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 40+ hotels available in Missoula. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 28m and costs $6 - $9.

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