Billings to Kalispell bus

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Billings - Kalispell Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Billings to Kalispell. Traveling by bus from Billings to Kalispell usually takes around 10 hours and 24 minutes, but the fastest Jefferson Lines bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 29 minutes.

Distance321 mi (516 km)
Shortest duration2h 29m
Cheapest price$59.00
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceJefferson Lines
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Billings to Kalispell?

Bus tickets for a trip from Billings to Kalispell cost $131.86 on average. Bus tickets on this route can be a bit expensive due to the length of the trip. But even with a higher price tag, taking the bus is often more affordable than flying to Kalispell. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly avg. prices

If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Billings to Kalispell, mark your calendar for October. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $95. However, taking the bus from Billings to Kalispell during April is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $140. The best way to find deals on a trip in April is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

What bus companies travel from Billings to Kalispell?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Billings to Kalispell. Jefferson Lines is the only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Jefferson Lines110h 25m$135.81
  • Book Jefferson Lines from Billings to Kalispell from $59. Typically there is one Jefferson Lines schedule per day from Billings to Kalispell and you can expect on average to pay for a Jefferson Lines ticket to Kalispell. In Billings, Jefferson Lines departs to Kalispell from Billings Bus Terminal and one other station. In Kalispell, Jefferson Lines arrives at 195 3rd Ave E N .

    An average trip on Jefferson Lines from Billings to Kalispell takes 10 hours and 25 minutes , while the fastest available Jefferson Lines trip will get you to Kalispell in 2 hours and 29 minutes .

    On weekends, Jefferson Lines offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Kalispell.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 10 hours and 24 minutes to cover the 321 miles from Billings to Kalispell. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 29 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Billings to Kalispell for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

There is usually only one bus per day from Billings to Kalispell. It leaves the station in Billings at 12:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

There is usually only one bus per day from Billings to Kalispell. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

City Information


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The largest city in Montana, Billings, offers plenty of beautiful sights to see. One of the most popular attractions is the Yellowstone Art Museum, a large and impressive contemporary art museum focusing on local artists. If you are interested in the archeological history of the region, head to the Pictograph Cave, which features ancient drawings. Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area offers the perfect respite if you prefer to simply take a stroll and unwind.

Like most big cities, Billings features a vibrant food scene with plenty of unique offerings. If you are looking for a cozy atmosphere, Bin 119, an intimate pub, is a great choice. But, to try something special, why not go to NaRA and try out their famous sushi dishes?

The principal airport in the city is the Billings Logan International Airport, located very close to downtown, and bus service from Jefferson Lines stops at the central bus station at 1830 4th Ave N.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Billings?

Main departure station: Billings Bus Terminal

Billings has two bus stations with service to Kalispell.

All bus stations in Billings:

  • Billings Bus Terminal

  • Billings Bus Terminal

Where does the bus arrive in Kalispell?

Main arrival station: 195 3rd Ave E N

All buses from Billings arrive at one main station in Kalispell.

All bus stations in Kalispell:

  • 195 3rd Ave E N

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