Bozeman to Missoula bus

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Bozeman - Missoula Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Bozeman to Missoula. Traveling by bus from Bozeman to Missoula usually takes around 3 hours and 25 minutes, but the fastest Jefferson Lines bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance164 mi (263 km)
Shortest duration3h 15m
Cheapest price$83.00
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceJefferson Lines
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What bus companies travel from Bozeman to Missoula?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Bozeman to Missoula. Jefferson Lines is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Jefferson Lines23h 25m$83.00
  • Book Jefferson Lines from Bozeman to Missoula from $83. There are 2 trips per day offered by Jefferson Lines from Bozeman to Missoula and you can expect on average to pay for a Jefferson Lines ticket to Missoula. In Bozeman, Jefferson Lines departs to Missoula from 1500 N 7th Ave . In Missoula, Jefferson Lines arrives at Bus Station .

    An average trip on Jefferson Lines from Bozeman to Missoula takes 3 hours and 25 minutes , while the fastest available Jefferson Lines trip will get you to Missoula in 3 hours and 15 minutes .

    On weekends, Jefferson Lines offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Missoula.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 25 minutes to cover the 164 miles from Bozeman to Missoula. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 15 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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.

Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Missoula. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 3:00am. To see the times for all buses from Bozeman to Missoula, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Bozeman to Missoula. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

City Information


Bozeman, MT - USBZM-0

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Bozeman, MT - USBZM-1

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Bozeman, MT - USBZM-2

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Home to Montana State University, Bozeman is one of the fastest-growing cities in Montana and a great tourist destination. The city's star attraction is the Museum of the Rockies, which boasts an impressive collection of paleontological artifacts. You can even come face-to-face with the largest T-rex skull ever discovered! While you're visiting the city, don't miss out on the Montana Arboretum and Gardens, which features native plants from the Rocky Mountains region. Finally, if you want to enjoy some alpine activities, head towards the Bridger Bowl Ski Area!

Montana Ale Work is one of the most popular eateries in town, and its burgers are to die for! For unique Korean dishes, head to Whistle Pig Korean.

Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport is the closest airport, and intercity bus service on Jefferson Lines provides transit to nearby cities like Billings, Spokane, and Fargo.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Bozeman?

Main departure station: 1500 N 7th Ave

Most buses depart from the main station in Bozeman.

All bus stations in Bozeman:

  • 1500 N 7th Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Missoula?

Main arrival station: Bus Station

All buses from Bozeman arrive at one main station in Missoula.

All bus stations in Missoula:

  • Bus Station

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