Selected fares from Washington to Missoula

Traveling from Washington DC to Missoula

The Best DC Airports

Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with Orbitz.com. The two major airports in DC are Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Alaska Airlines, US Airways, and Frontier Airlines handle domestic flights from Ronald Reagan, while Virgin America, ExpressJet Airlines, and Colgan Air operate out of Washington Dulles. Ronald Reagan is only three miles from the downtown area, and Washington Dulles is 26 miles from downtown.

Long-Term Parking Options

The five parking lots at Ronald Reagan offer daily and hourly parking rates, and the airport charges $20 per day for parking in the long-term lots. The economy lot only charges $12 per day, but this lot is open and uncovered. Washington Dulles has two long-term parking lots that charge $17 per day and one economy lot that charges $10 per day. For $30, you can use valet parking.

Public Transportation Choices

The Metrorail and Metrobus make at least one stop at each airport every day. The stops are clearly marked around the city, and you can find maps that help you find the correct line. Taxis are not as low cost as the public transportation options because the drivers charge a pickup fee, baggage fee, fee per mile, and a fee for any time that the driver must wait.

Places to Eat

Both airports offer a range of dining options. Washington Dulles is home to Dulles to Go, Five Guys, Subway, and Wendy's, while Ronald Reagan has Dunkin' Donuts, Euro Cafe, and Jerry's Subs & Pizza. Once you have something to eat, you can browse through the sales at some of the shops surrounding the restaurants. If you want to enjoy your vacation, use Orbitz.com to look for flights from Washington DC.

About Missoula International Airport

Many people visit Missoula each year to take advantage of the countless recreational opportunities in and near the city. Searching for flights to Missoula is a major part of the process of planning a trip to Missoula, and Orbitz.com is a great place to begin this search. Orbitz.com searches many different travel options and airlines at once, which leads to a variety of choices. The main airport in Missoula is Missoula International Airport (MSO), located about seven miles from downtown, at 5225 Highway 10 West. Four major airlines offer service to the airport, including Allegiant Air, Delta, Alaska Airlines, and United Airlines. Be sure to explore the collection of art by Harry Koyama installed at the airport, which depicts scenes of the region.

Transportation Options at Missoula International Airport

Upon arriving at the airport, you will have a number of options to begin your experience in Missoula. Taxis and shuttles directly serve the airport and may be a convenient option for your trip. Another option is riding a public bus operated by the Mountain Line transit agency. If you plan to explore the areas beyond downtown Missoula, consider renting a car. Orbitz.com can help you book a rental car before your trip, helping you save time once you are at the airport. Sport utility vehicles are a great option when visiting during the winter months.

Weather in Missoula

Be prepared for cold and snowy weather if you plan to visit Missoula in the winter months. Normal high temperatures in December, January, and February are between 30°F and 45°F. Snow can occur from October through May. Summer temperatures are usually mild, with highs in the 70s and 80s much of the time. Make sure to bring appropriate clothing based on the time you'll visit, including hats and gloves in the winter. Long pants would be advisable in the summer, as night temperatures can be quite cool, even in July.

Activities in Missoula

Missoula is a great place to enjoy outdoor activities. Blue Mountain offers opportunities to enjoy activities ranging from hiking to hunting. The Snowbowl Ski Area is a popular place to ski and snowboard and is only 20 minutes from downtown Missoula by car. Restaurants, shops, and cultural events are offered throughout the year, so there is no bad time to visit Missoula. Hotels near winter recreation venues may be expensive during peak season and cheaper at other times of the year, so take full advantage of Orbitz.com to plan your flights to Missoula, along with the other components of your trip.

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Hotels in Missoula

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Best Western Plus Grant Creek Inn
Best Western Plus Grant Creek Inn
5280 Grant Creek Rd, Missoula
3.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (28 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this hotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from HUB Family Entertainment Center. Smokejumpers ...

$122

$122
FairBridge Inn & Suites
FairBridge Inn & Suites
3803 Brooks Street, Missoula
2.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (12 reviews)

Situated in Missoula, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Southgate Mall and Larchmont Golf Course. Fort Missoula and Historical Museum are also within 2 mi ...

$72

$72
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Missoula - Edgewater
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Missoula - Edgewater
100 Madison Street, Missoula
3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (27 reviews)

Located in the heart of Missoula, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Missoula Art Museum and University of Montana. Wilma Theatre and Dana Gallery are ...

$129

$129
Broadway Inn Conference Center
Broadway Inn Conference Center
1609 W Broadway St, Missoula
2.5 out of 5.0
3.1 out of 5 (80 reviews)

Located in the heart of Missoula, this hotel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from St. Patrick Hospital and 2.6 mi (4.1 km) from University of Montana. Montana Natural History ...

$80

$80
La Quinta Inn Missoula
La Quinta Inn Missoula
5059 N Reserve St, Missoula
2.5 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (50 reviews)

Situated in Missoula, this hotel is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from HUB Family Entertainment Center. University of ...

$104

$104
StoneCreek Lodge
StoneCreek Lodge
5145 Airway Blvd, Missoula
3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (6 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this hotel is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from HUB Family Entertainment Center and within 3 mi (5 km) of Smokejumpers Center and Rocky Mountain ...

$140

$140
Staybridge Suites Missoula
Staybridge Suites Missoula
120 Expressway, Missoula
3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (15 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this hotel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from HUB Family Entertainment Center. University ...

$134

$134
C'mon Inn Missoula
C'mon Inn Missoula
2775 Expo Pkwy, Missoula
3.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (33 reviews)

This family-friendly Missoula hotel is located near the airport, within 3 mi (5 km) of Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and HUB Family Entertainment Center. Smokejumpers ...

$130

$130
Holiday Inn Downtown - Missoula
Holiday Inn Downtown - Missoula
200 S Pattee St, Missoula
3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (24 reviews)

Located in the heart of Missoula, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Caras Park and University of Montana. Wilma Theatre and A Carousel for Missoula are also ...

$112

$112
Red Lion Inn & Suites Missoula
Red Lion Inn & Suites Missoula
700 W Broadway St, Missoula
2.5 out of 5.0
3.3 out of 5 (72 reviews)

Located in the heart of Missoula, this hotel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Children's Museum Missoula and 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from University of Montana. Dana Gallery ...

$80

$80

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