There are 3 ways to get from Shelby to Missoula by bus, shuttle, 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.

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Bus, shuttle  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Shelby Amtrak to Great Falls, MT - Transit Transfer Center
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Great Falls, MT to Butte, MT
  3. Take the bus from Butte, MT to Missoula, MT 933 / ...

$64 - $90

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  13 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Shelby Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt 1274 / ...

$91 - $236

Drive  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Shelby to Missoula 286.2 miles

$28 - $45

Questions & Answers

The distance between Shelby and Missoula is 151 miles. The road distance is 286.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Shelby to Missoula without a car is to bus and shuttle which takes 8 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 16 min to get from Shelby to Missoula, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shelby to Missoula is 286 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to drive from Shelby to Missoula.

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There are 38+ hotels available in Missoula. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shelby to Missoula.
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  • Distance: 151.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 16 min

What companies run services between Shelby, MT, USA and Missoula, MT, USA?

There is no direct connection from Shelby to Missoula. However, you can take the bus to Great Falls, MT - Transit Transfer Center, take the walk to Great Falls, MT, take the shuttle to Butte, MT, then take the bus to Missoula, MT. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Shelby to Missoula via Spokane Amtrak and Spokane, Wa in around 13 h 58 min.

Train operators

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
Contact Details
+1 1-800-872-7245
Train from Shelby Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
$280 - $390
Bus operators
Toole County
Jefferson Lines
Bus from Butte, MT to Missoula, MT
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Estimated price
$29 - $40
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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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
Ave. Duration
4 h
Estimated price
$26 - $65
$26 - $40
$45 - $65

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