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Calgary to Butte drive in 1 day

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 High River
 Two Medicine Lake
 Cascade (Montana)
2 travelers   /   driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Calgary to Butte road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Calgary to Butte. If you're planning a road trip to Butte, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Calgary and Butte. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Calgary and Butte. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in Calgary
drive for about 53 minutes

8:53 am  High River
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 9:53 am
drive for about 57 minutes

10:51 am  Claresholm
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:51 am
drive for about 1.5 hours

1:24 pm  Carway
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:24 pm
drive for about 52 minutes

3:16 pm  Two Medicine Lake
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:16 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

6:41 pm  Cascade (Montana)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 7:41 pm
drive for about 59 minutes

8:40 pm  Helena
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 9:40 pm
drive for about 1 hour

10:44 pm  arrive in Butte

driving ≈ 8.5 hours

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Enter a city to drive through on the way from Calgary to Butte.

Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Calgary, Alberta.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

High River



Two Medicine Lake  (2 mentions)

Cascade (Montana)

Helena  (3 answers)

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Butte, Montana.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

What are some things to do in Butte?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Butte. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Andreas from Manhattan asked:
Cowboy experience in Butte  (1 answer)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Butte.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Butte to Calgary drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Calgary to Butte. Or get a full Calgary to Butte flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend.

And if you know Calgary well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Calgary!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 449 miles
driving time of 7 hours, 19 minutes
48 Calgary travel answers
3 Helena travel answers
6 Butte travel answers


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