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There are 6 ways to get from St Louis to Missoula by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Missoula  •  8h 19m

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Missoula (MSO) STL - MSO

$62 - $502

5 alternative options

Fly to Butte, bus  •  10h 39m

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Butte (BTM) STL - BTM
  2. Take the bus from Butte, MT to Missoula, MT

$156 - $742

Bus  •  33h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis to Kansas City, Mo
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Sioux Falls, SD 502
  3. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Billings, MT 701
  4. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Missoula, MT 933 / ...

$201 - $377

Bus via Denver  •  39h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis to Denver, Co
  2. Take the bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Cheyenne, WY
  3. Take the bus from Cheyenne, WY to Billings, MT
  4. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Missoula, MT 933 / ...

$267 - $397

Train, bus  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Spokane Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt

$240 - $340

Drive  •  25h 24m

  1. Drive from St Louis to Missoula 1676.2 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from St Louis to Missoula is to drive which costs $160 - $240 and takes 25h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from St Louis to Missoula is to fly which costs $60 - $500 and takes 8h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Louis station to Missoula. However, there are services departing from Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis and arriving at Missoula, MT via Kansas City, MO, Sioux Falls, SD and Billings, MT. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 25m.

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The distance between St Louis and Missoula is 1336 miles. The road distance is 1676.2 miles.

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The best way to get from St Louis to Missoula without a car is to bus which takes 33h 25m and costs $200 - $380.

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It takes approximately 8h 19m to get from St Louis to Missoula, including transfers.

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St Louis to Missoula bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis.

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The best way to get from St Louis to Missoula is to fly which takes 8h 19m and costs $60 - $500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $200 - $380 and takes 33h 25m.

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There is no direct flight from St. Louis Airport to Missoula Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 35m and has one stopover.

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St Louis to Missoula bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Missoula, MT station.

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Map of how to get from St Louis to Missoula.
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  • Distance: 1335.7 miles
  • Duration: 8h 19m

What companies run services between St Louis, MO, USA and Missoula, MT, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and five other airlines fly from St Louis to Missoula hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Louis to Missoula via Kansas City, Mo, Kansas City, MO, Sioux Falls, SD, and Billings, MT in around 33h 25m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from St. Louis to Missoula via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from St. Louis to Missoula via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from St. Louis to Butte via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from St. Louis to Butte via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from St. Louis to Butte via Atlanta, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from St. Louis to Missoula via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to Missoula via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from St. Louis to Missoula via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from St. Louis to Missoula via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from St. Louis to Missoula via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from St. Louis to Missoula via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 33m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
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 St. Louis Gateway Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from Chicago Union Station to Spokane Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
37h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$170 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $240
Premium
$460 - $650
Flexi Coach Seat
$360 - $550
Business Seat
$390 - $550
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Butte, MT to Missoula, MT
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Sioux Falls, SD
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $160
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Billings, MT to Missoula, MT
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
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 Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $80
Bus from Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $190
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
Express Arrow
Phone
877-779-2999
Website
expressarrow.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Cheyenne, WY
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
expressarrow.com
Bus from Cheyenne, WY to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
expressarrow.com

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Missoula is 1h behind St Louis. It is currently 11:56 AM in St Louis and 10:56 AM in Missoula.

Yes, the driving distance between St Louis to Missoula is 1676 miles. It takes approximately 25h 24m to drive from St Louis to Missoula.

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Frontier Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from St. Louis Airport to Missoula Airport.

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There are 44+ hotels available in Missoula. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from St Louis to St. Louis Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs $3.

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