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There are 11 ways to get from Vancouver to Montana by plane, car, train, bus or night bus

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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Fly Vancouver to Kalispell  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Kalispell (FCA) YVR - FCA

$232 - $789

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Bus  •  23 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, Bc to Seattle, Wa
  2. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Missoula, Mt
  3. Take the bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT 948

$130 - $266

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Fly Vancouver to Bozeman  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Bozeman (BZN) YVR - BZN

$188 - $414

Fly Vancouver to Missoula  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Missoula (MSO) YVR - MSO

$193 - $754

Fly Vancouver to Great Falls  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Great Falls (GTF) YVR - GTF

$243 - $904

Fly Vancouver to Cranbrook, drive  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Cranbrook (YXC) YVR - YXC
  2. Drive from Cranbrook to Kalispell

$142 - $339

Train to Seattle, fly to Missoula  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Seattle King Street Station
  2. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Missoula (MSO) SEA - MSO

$138 - $1,287

Train, bus, night bus  •  23 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Everett Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Everett Amtrak Station to Spokane Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
  4. Take the night bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT 942

$168 - $366

Train, bus  •  24 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Everett Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Everett Amtrak Station to Spokane Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
  4. Take the bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT 948

$168 - $366

Amtrak Thruway, bus, night bus  •  24 h 25 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Vancouver, BC to Seattle, WA - Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Seattle Amtrak to Spokane 736
  3. Take the bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
  4. Take the night bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT 942

$153 - $277

Drive  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Billings 960.9 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Montana is to drive which costs $160 - $250 and takes 15 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Montana is to fly which costs $240 - $550 and takes 6 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to Montana. However, there are services departing from Vancouver, Bc and arriving at Billings, MT via Seattle, Wa and Missoula, MT. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 20 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and Montana is 1017 km. The road distance is 1537.4 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Montana without a car is to bus which takes 23 h 20 min and costs $170 - $350.

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It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Vancouver to Montana, including transfers.

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Vancouver to Montana bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Vancouver, Bc station.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Montana is to fly which takes 6 h 12 min and costs $300 - $1,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $170 - $350 and takes 23 h 20 min.

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There is no direct flight from Vancouver Airport to Kalispell Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 34 min and has one stopover.

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Vancouver to Montana bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Billings, MT station.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Montana.
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  • Distance: 635.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 12 min

What companies run services between Vancouver, Canada and Montana, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Vancouver to Kalispell hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vancouver to Billings via Seattle, Wa, Missoula, Mt, and Missoula, MT in around 23 h 20 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Vancouver to Kalispell via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Vancouver to Kalispell via Portland
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to Kalispell via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to Kalispell via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Bozeman via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to Bozeman via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to Bozeman via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to Missoula via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Vancouver to Missoula via Portland
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to Missoula via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to Great Falls via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Missoula
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Missoula via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Vancouver to Kalispell via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Flights from Vancouver to Kalispell via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Vancouver to Bozeman via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Vancouver to Bozeman via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $2,200
Flights from Vancouver to Great Falls via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,800
Flights from Vancouver to Great Falls via Portland, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,900
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Cranbrook
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Vancouver to Cranbrook via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Vancouver to Bozeman via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to Bozeman via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Bozeman via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to Cranbrook via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Vancouver to Cranbrook
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
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 Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Everett Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$160 - $240
Train from Everett Amtrak Station to Spokane Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Bus operators
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Vancouver, Bc to Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Missoula, Mt
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Amtrak Thruway

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 Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Seattle, WA - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Seattle, WA to Spokane, WA
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Montana is 1537 km. It takes approximately 15 h 15 min to drive from Vancouver to Montana.

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United Airlines and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Vancouver Airport to Kalispell Airport.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport is to subway which takes 25 min and costs $3 - $5.

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