Visitor Information

Traveling Directions and Visitor Information

Whether it's by plane, train, or automobile we'd love for you to come experience all that Malta has to offer.

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From Billings, MT
206 miles - approximately 4 hours 5 minute
Google Map
Head north towards Roundup, MT leaving Billings on US Highway 87. In Roundup (45 miles), turn left at Main Street and continue north on US 87 to Grass Range (45 miles). Continue north on MT 19 to the junction commonly known as Bohemian Corner (21.5 miles). Continue straight onto US Highway 191 into Malta (90 miles).

From Great Falls, MT
202 miles - approximately 3 hours 52 minutes
Google Map
Head northeast on US Highway 87 towards Havre, MT (113 miles). Turn east onto US Highway 2 and continue east to Malta (89 miles).

NOTE: You will travel through the communities of Chinook and Harlem which both have full services. The community of Dodson, just 18 miles from Malta, has a small store that serves great lunches and/or dessert and coffee.

ISO1600FL160-1Directions via Rail

Amtrak's Empire Builder
Direct daily service to Malta
Station Building (with waiting room)
51 South 1st Street East
Malta, MT 59538
Amtrak Website

The Malta Depot is an unmanned Amtrak Station opening one hour before and after each train departs. The station features an enclosed seating area and restrooms.  There is no ticket agent on-site, however, you can purchase tickets locally through Gina at the Travel Haven - (406) 654-1638. The Travel Haven is located at 121 South 2nd Street East and is within walking distance to the station.

NOTE: Malta is a brief stop along the Amtrak route so it is important to be ready when the train arrives. You will be met by a friendly Amtrak official once on board who will help you store your luggage and locate your seat or sleeper car.

We do have limited car rental service in Malta.  Please contact A Fine Line Auto Body at 406-654-1477 to determine availability.

The train schedule is as follows:

  • Empire Builder #27 or #7: arrives from the east, traveling west towards Havre. Departs Malta at 1:25 p.m.
  • Empire Builder #28 or #8: arrives from the west, traveling east towards Glasgow. Departs Malta at 2:52 p.m.

Be sure to check arrival and departure times by calling Amtrak at 1-800-872-7245.

Directions via Commercial Air

Billing Logan International Airport
Billings, Montana
Official Website

Serviced by Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, Cape Air, Delta, and United.

Great Falls International Airport
Great Falls, Montana
Official Website

Serviced by Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, Delta, Frontier and United.
Connecting flights to Glasgow (70 miles east of Malta) and Havre (90 miles west of Malta) are available through Cape Air Airlines.

Directions via Port of Entry

Port of Morgan (U.S.) & Port of Monchy (Canada)
Located 55 miles north of Malta on US Highway 191 Operational Hours:9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Mountain Time)
7 days a week

September 16th - May 31st
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. (Mountain Time)
7 days a week
June 1st - September 15th

For more information about the Port of Morgan or traveling to Canada, please visit the following website:

U.S. Customs and Border Protection