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Missoula to Billings drive in 1 day

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Missoula to Billings road trip planner

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

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9:00 am  start in Missoula
drive for about 36 minutes

9:36 am  Greenough
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 10:36 am
drive for about 1 hour

11:43 am  Deer Lodge (Montana)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:43 pm
drive for about 2 hours

2:31 pm  Bozeman
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:31 pm
drive for about 55 minutes

4:25 pm  Big Timber
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:25 pm
drive for about 39 minutes

6:04 pm  Columbus (Montana)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 7:04 pm
drive for about 43 minutes

7:47 pm  arrive in Billings

driving ≈ 6 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?


Deer Lodge (Montana)

Bozeman  (22 answers)

Big Timber  (2 answers)

Columbus (Montana)

What are some things to do in Billings?

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!

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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 Billings to Missoula drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Missoula? Try searching for places within 5 hours of Missoula.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Missoula to Billings. Or get a full Missoula to Billings 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. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

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

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 345 miles
driving time of 5 hours, 3 minutes
14 Missoula travel answers
22 Bozeman travel answers
2 Big Timber travel answers
10 Billings travel answers


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