Planes... You can fly into Glacier Park Int'l Airport on Northwest, Delta/Sky West, Allegiant, United and Alaska/Horizon airlines. Whitefish is a 10-15 minute drive from the airport which is located on Hwy 2, half way between Whitefish and Kalispell. Rental cars can be booked through Hertz, National, Avis and Budget who all have locations inside the airport.
Trains... The Whitefish Train Depot is located in downtown Whitefish. Daily Amtrak passenger service the on the Empire Builder runs between Seattle/Portland and Chicago. The train from the east arrives daily in the PM,the train from the west arrives daily in the AM. And travel to Whitefish by train just got even better! Click onto the link below for 20% discount! (This Amtrak national campaign is for 20% off the coach fare only. With Flathead Travel, you can get the discount on sleepers as well and no black out dates.)
& Automobiles If you plan to drive, the scenery on the way to Whitefish from every direction is fabulous. Why drive? Sometimes the flights into the valley are filled. Should this happen to you and threaten your vacation dates, you can fly into other "near-by" cites, rent a car and drive to Whitefish. By car, the trip is about 6 hours from Spokane, WA, 6 hours from Calgary, Alberta, 2½ hours from Missoula, MT and 10 hours from Seattle, WA or Portland, OR.
Glacier Park International Airport - 4170 Hwy 2 East, (406) 257-5994 • Delta/Sky West Airlines - (800) 221-1212 or (406) 257-1030 • United Airlines - (800) 241-6522 • Allegiant Airlines - (702) 505-8888 • Alaska/Horizon Airlines - (800) 547-9308 or (406) 752-4673 • Northwest Airlines - (800) 225-2525
Air - Charter • Glacier Jet Charter - (406) 755-5362; (866) 353-8322
Car Rentals • Avis Rent A Car - Airport - (406) 257-2727 • Budget Rent A Car - Airport - (406) 755-7507 • Dollar Rent A Car - 5506 Hwy 2 West - (406) 892-0009 • Enterprise Rent A Car - 2175 Hwy 2 East - (406) 755-4848 • Hertz Rent A Car - Airport - (406) 758-2220 • National Car Rental - Glacier International Airport - (800) 257-7144 • Payless Car Rental - 4785 Hwy 2 West - (800) 729-5377