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Seattle to Missoula drive in 1 day

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Seattle to Missoula road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Seattle to Missoula. If you're planning a road trip to Missoula, 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 Seattle
drive for about 2 hours

10:45 am  Ellensburg
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:45 am
drive for about 2 hours

1:33 pm  Ritzville
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:33 pm
drive for about 58 minutes

3:31 pm  Spokane
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:31 pm
drive for about 1 hour

5:42 pm  Kellogg
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:42 pm
drive for about 54 minutes

7:36 pm  Saint Regis
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 8:36 pm
drive for about 1 hour

9:47 pm  arrive in Missoula

driving ≈ 8 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

Ellensburg  (2 answers)


Spokane  (27 answers)
    Riverfront Park  (2 mentions)
    questions about Spokane:
        What's the best neighborhood in Spokane for a first time visitor?

Kellogg  (2 answers)

Saint Regis

Where's the best place to eat in Missoula?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Five on Black, which was mentioned 2 times.

Want to research more popular restaurants in Missoula? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Missoula?

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 Missoula. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in Missoula?  (5 answers)

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

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 Missoula to Seattle 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 Seattle to Missoula. Or get a full Seattle to Missoula 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 Seattle well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Seattle!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 476 miles
driving time of 7 hours, 18 minutes
Missoula is 1 hour ahead of Seattle
270 Seattle travel answers
2 Ellensburg travel answers
27 Spokane travel answers
2 Kellogg travel answers
14 Missoula travel answers


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