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

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Great Falls and Helena is 71.62 miles (115.27 km).

Flight distance from Great Falls, MT to Helena, MT is 71.62 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 10 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 09 minutes to travel from Great Falls to Helena with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Great Falls, Montana to Helena, Montana is: 89.83 miles (144.56 km) by car.

Driving from Great Falls to Helena will take approximately 01 hours 25 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 Helena

State capital of Montana, United States and seat of Lewis and Clark County

Population 33737
GPS Coordinates 46°35'34"N 112°2'10"W
Latitude 46.5927100
Longitude -112.0361100
Altitude 1237
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Great Falls and Helena

The distance between Great Falls and Helena is 145 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 01 hours 36 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 Helena. The current time is 06:14:41.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 02 hours 59 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 02 hours 14 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 01 hours 47 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 01 hours 29 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 01 hours 16 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 01 hours 11 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 07 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 12 liters (3.17 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Great Falls and Helena.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Great Falls to Helena is $12.22 (diesel $15.17).

Montana gas prices.

Gasoline Mid Grade Premium Diesel
Gallon $3.86 $4.15 $4.45 $4.79
Total $12.22 $13.15 $14.09 $15.17

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 June 16, 2024.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Great Falls and Helena (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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