There are 5 ways to get from Seattle to Great Falls by plane, shuttle, 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 Great Falls  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Great Falls (GTF) SEA - GTF

$123 - $374

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  20 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Shelby Amtrak Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Shelby Amtrak to Great Falls, MT - Transit Transfer Center Orange Route

$102 - $286

3 alternative options

Fly to Helena, shuttle  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Helena (HLN) SEA - HLN
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Helena, MT to Great Falls, MT

$187 - $816

Bus, shuttle  •  17 h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Missoula, Mt
  2. Take the bus from Missoula, MT to Butte, MT 948
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Butte, MT to Great Falls, MT

$115 - $213

Drive  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Great Falls 683.4 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Great Falls is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 10 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Great Falls is to fly which costs $120 - $380 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Great Falls is 517 miles. The road distance is 683.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Seattle to Great Falls, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Great Falls.
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  • Distance: 517 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Great Falls, MT, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc. flies from Seattle to Great Falls 4 times a day.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Great Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Helena
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Shelby Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$410 - $600
Bus operators
Salt Lake Express
Phone
+1 208-656-8824
Email
info@saltlakeexpress.com
Website
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Helena, MT to Great Falls, MT
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Butte, MT to Great Falls, MT
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Missoula, Mt
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Missoula, MT to Butte, MT
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
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