There are 6 ways to get from Shelby to Williston by train, car, bus or plane

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Train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Shelby Amtrak to Williston Amtrak Empire Builder

$65 - $180

5 alternative options

Drive  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Shelby to Williston 509.5 miles

$50 - $75

Bus to Great Falls, fly to Williston  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Shelby Amtrak to Great Falls, MT - Transit Transfer Center
  2. Fly from Great Falls (GTF) to Williston (ISN) GTF - ISN

$321 - $1,414

Train to Havre, fly to Sidney, bus  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Shelby Amtrak to Havre Amtrak
  2. Fly from Havre (HVR) to Sidney (SDY) HVR - SDY
  3. Take the bus from Sidney, MT to Williston, ND

$201 - $397

Train to Havre, fly to Glendive, bus  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Shelby Amtrak to Havre Amtrak
  2. Fly from Havre (HVR) to Glendive (GDV) HVR - GDV
  3. Take the bus from Glendive, MT to Williston, ND

$213 - $425

Train to Havre, fly to Wolf Point, train  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Shelby Amtrak to Havre Amtrak
  2. Fly from Havre (HVR) to Wolf Point (OLF) HVR - OLF
  3. Take the train from Wolf Point Amtrak to Williston Amtrak

$217 - $459

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shelby Amtrak and arriving at Williston Amtrak. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 26 min.

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The distance between Shelby and Williston is 381 miles. The road distance is 509.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Shelby to Williston without a car is to train which takes 6 h 26 min and costs .

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The train from Shelby Amtrak to Williston Amtrak takes 6 h 26 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Shelby to Williston train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Shelby Amtrak station.

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There is no direct flight from Great Falls Airport to Williston Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 28 min and has one stopover.

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Williston is 1 h ahead of Shelby. It is currently 9:04 AM in Shelby and 10:04 AM in Williston.

Shelby to Williston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Williston Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shelby to Williston is 510 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 25 min to drive from Shelby to Williston.

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United Airlines offers flights from Great Falls Airport to Williston Airport.

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  • Distance: 381.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 26 min

What companies run services between Shelby, MT, USA and Williston, ND, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Shelby to Williston 3 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $180 and the journey takes 6 h 26 min.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Havre to Sidney via Billings
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Flights from Havre to Glendive via Billings
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Flights from Havre to Wolf Point via Billings
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $280
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Great Falls to Williston via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Shelby Amtrak to Williston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Train from Shelby Amtrak to Havre Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Wolf Point Amtrak to Williston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Toole County
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Sidney, MT to Williston, ND
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
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jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Glendive, MT to Williston, ND
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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