How far is Great Falls, MT from Columbia Falls, MT?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Great Falls and Columbia Falls is 146.32 miles (235.48 km).

Flight distance from Great Falls, MT to Columbia Falls, MT is 146.32 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 25 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 23 minutes to travel from Great Falls to Columbia Falls with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Great Falls, Montana to Columbia Falls, Montana is: 212.54 miles (342.05 km) by car.

Driving from Great Falls to Columbia Falls will take approximately 03 hours 34 minutes.

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#1 Great Falls

Town in Cascade County, Montana, United States

Population 58353
GPS Coordinates 47°30'1"N 111°18'3"W
Latitude 47.5002400
Longitude -111.3008100
Altitude 1015
Country United States
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#2 Columbia Falls

Town in Montana, United States

Population 6209
GPS Coordinates 48°22'21"N 114°10'53"W
Latitude 48.3724600
Longitude -114.1815200
Altitude 941
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Great Falls and Columbia Falls

The distance between Great Falls and Columbia Falls is 342 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 03 hours 48 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.

There is no time difference between Great Falls and Columbia Falls. The current time is 12:44:35.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 07 hours 04 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 05 hours 18 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 04 hours 15 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 03 hours 32 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 03 hours 02 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 50 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 02 hours 39 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 28.39 liters (7.5 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Great Falls and Columbia Falls.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Great Falls to Columbia Falls is $28.91 (diesel $35.89).

Montana gas prices.

Gasoline Mid Grade Premium Diesel
Gallon $3.86 $4.15 $4.45 $4.79
Total $28.91 $31.12 $33.34 $35.89

Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.

The average gas price (in Montana ) per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.855 (Diesel $4.785) /gallon. Last changed prices on May 26, 2024.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Great Falls and Columbia Falls (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

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