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Getting Here and Around Transportation and Travel Information in Western Montana and Glacier National Park

Transportation and Travel Information in Western Montana and Glacier National Park

Traveling to Western Montana and getting to Glacier National Park, are both easier than you might think. With two international airports—Missoula (MSO) and Glacier Park (FCA)—train service (Amtrak's Empire Builder), car rentalsbuses and a well-maintained highway system, it’s pretty simple.

Whether you're arriving by plane, train or automobile, getting here is easy as pie—huckleberry pie—and it's also easy to map your journey throughout the region once you’ve arrived. Interstate 90 runs east and west anchoring our region, and Highway 93 runs north and south. But the trick is, you’ve got to get off the beaten path and take a two-lane highway or a backcountry gravel road. Slow down and listen to the quiet the wilderness affords. Pay a visit to our charming communities, many of which have ride sharing services, cab services, shuttles and charters to keep your journey moving forward. Watch our wildlife. Pull over by a river and dip your feet in or cast a line. The key to getting around Montana is opening yourself up to discovery.

The Peak of Winter

In Montana, we don’t wait out winter, we wait all year for it. Experience the true nature of the season in Montana's Yellowstone Country.

Travel Information and Helpful Links

  • Montana road conditions can be obtained by calling 406.444.6200, 511 travel information, or visiting mdt.mt.gov/travinfo which provides real-time updates including weather forecast, construction information, road closures, major delays, winter driving conditions, speed limit restrictions and web cams located throughout the state to provide real-time highway conditions.
  • Click here for updates every half hour on Glacier National Park road reports and parking status
  • Montana highways are generally open throughout the winter. Here are some winter travel tips to help you plan for the weather.
  • Find more information about clearing customs and needed documentation here.

Arrive by Plane

Arrive by Train

Recreate Responsibly Plan Ahead, Play it Safe, and Leave No Trace.

Featured Listings

Avis Car Rental - Kalispell in Western Montana.

Avis Car Rental - Kalispell

4170 U.S. Highway 2 E. (Glacier Park International Airport)
Kalispell, MT 59912

Avis Car Rental - Missoula in Western Montana.

Avis Car Rental - Missoula

5225 U.S. Highway 10 W. (Missoula Montana Airport)
Missoula, MT 59808

Budget Rent-A-Car – Missoula in Western Montana.

Budget Rent-A-Car – Missoula

5225 U.S. Highway 10 W., Missoula Montana Airport
Missoula, MT 59801

Hertz Rent-A-Car in Western Montana.

Hertz Rent-A-Car

5225 W. Broadway St., Suite 12
Missoula, MT 59808

Thrifty Rent-A-Car in Western Montana.

Thrifty Rent-A-Car

5225 W. Broadway St., Suite 12
Missoula, MT 59808

Other Listings

Airport Shuttle Express - Montana USA Alberta Canada

  • 2536 78 Ave. NE Calgary, Alberta (Canada) T2A 2L7
  • 403.509.4799
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Backpacker's Ferry

  • East Glacier Park Village East Glacier Park, MT 59434
  • 406.845.3905
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Beach Transportation

MEI Rentals

  • 9105 U.S. Highway 2 E. Hungry Horse, MT 59919
  • 406.387.9653
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Rocky Mountain Transportation

  • 1410 E. Edgewood Drive Whitefish, MT 59937
  • 406.863.1200
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Wild Horse Limousine

  • 175 Hutton Ranch Road, Suite 103 Kalispell, MT 59901
  • 406.756.2290
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xGlacier Specialty Car Rental

  • 7620 U.S. Highway 2 E. Columbia Falls, MT 59912
  • 406.249.0908
News from Glacier National Park Currently, 50 miles of the Going-to-the-Sun Road are open for travel.

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