There are 5 ways to get from Seattle to Helena by plane, car, bus, shuttle or train

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 Helena  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Helena (HLN) SEA - HLN

$163 - $779

Cheapest option

Bus, shuttle  •  15 h 12 min

  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 Helena, MT

$103 - $198

3 alternative options

Fly to Bozeman, drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Bozeman (BZN) SEA - BZN
  2. Drive from Bozeman to Helena

$131 - $397

Train, bus, shuttle  •  23 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Shelby Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Shelby Amtrak to Great Falls, MT - Transit Transfer Center
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Great Falls, MT to Helena, MT

$128 - $326

Drive  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Helena 593.4 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Helena is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Helena is to fly which costs $160 - $800 and takes 3 h 23 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Helena is 492 miles. The road distance is 593.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Seattle to Helena, including transfers.

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The nearest airport to Helena is Helena (HLN) Airport which is 2.5 miles away. Other nearby airports include Great Falls (GTF) (69.7 miles), Bozeman (BZN) (70.6 miles), Missoula (MSO) (100.1 miles) and Billings (BIL) (177 miles).

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Helena.
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  • Distance: 491.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

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

Alaska Airlines, Inc. flies from Seattle to Helena once daily.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Helena
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Seattle to Bozeman
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Seattle to Bozeman via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Bozeman
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
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
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
Salt Lake Express
Phone
+1 208-656-8824
Email
info@saltlakeexpress.com
Website
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Butte, MT to Helena, MT
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Great Falls, MT to Helena, MT
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
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