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There are 6 ways to get from San Francisco to Missoula by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Oakland  •  4h 58m

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

$100 - $661

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Fly from San Francisco  •  5h 17m

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

$88 - $464

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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

$146 - $208

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

$155 - $229

Train, bus via Portland  •  34h 2m

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

$127 - $189

Drive  •  18h 49m

  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 49m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Missoula is to fly which costs $100 - $700 and takes 4h 58m.

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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 - $210.

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It takes approximately 4h 58m 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 4h 58m and costs $100 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $210 and takes 32h 25m.

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The quickest flight from Oakland Airport to Missoula Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 54m.

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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: 4h 58m

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

Allegiant Air, Delta and Alaska Airlines, Inc. fly from San Francisco to Missoula 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Missoula via Sacramento, Ca and Seattle, Wa in around 32h 25m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Oakland to Missoula via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Missoula via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Oakland to Missoula via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Missoula via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from San Francisco to Missoula via Portland
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Missoula
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Missoula via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Oakland to Missoula
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $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
$75 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Premium
$280 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Seat
$160 - $240
Train from Portland Union Station to Spokane Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$95 - $140
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
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $180
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Missoula, Mt
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Portland to Spokane Station
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Missoula is 1h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 5:26 AM in San Francisco and 6:26 AM in Missoula.

Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Missoula is 1148 miles. It takes approximately 18h 49m to drive from San Francisco to Missoula.

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Allegiant Air, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Delta offer flights from Oakland 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 48+ hotels available in Missoula. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 29 min and costs $3 - $5.

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