Traveling to Yellowstone National Park
Directions to Yellowstone National Park

Getting to Yellowstone National Park

Driving Directions : Flight Information : Rental Car Information

Yellowstone Location Map

Getting to Yellowstone can be an adventure in itself. The park is located in the northwest corner of Wyoming and shares a border with southwest Montana. Most highways in and around the park are two lane roads through wilderness areas and national forests. Weather in this region is often unpredictable especially during the winter and conditions can change rapidly. Allow for extra time during your travels to and from the park.

For road conditions within Yellowstone National Park visit the NPS website.

For road conditions in Yellowstone
24 hours a day: (307) 344-2117

Wyoming DOT
Wyoming road conditions: (888) WYO-ROAD (1-888-996-7623)

Montana DOT
Montana road conditions: (800) 226-7623
(800) 335-7592 (TTY)

Montana Highway Patrol
(800) 525-5555

Wyoming State Map

Driving Directions to Yellowstone

Driving Directions from Nearby Cities

If plan to begin your trip to Yellowstone from one of these major cities in the Rocky Mountain West here is a mileage chart with approximate drive times and directions. All directions originate at the airports for the cities listed below and terminate in the town of West Yellowstone with the exception of Jackson Hole. Directions from the Jackson Hole airport terminate at the South Entrance to Yellowstone National Park.


Mileage Drive Time/Hrs. Directions
Boise, ID 385 6 hrs. 20 min. View
Bozemam, MT 91.8 2 hrs. View
Denver, CO 656 11 hrs. 15 min. View
Jackson Hole, WY 49 1 hr. View
Salt Lake City, UT 394 7 hrs. 14 min. View
Spokane, WA 466 7 hrs. 30 min. View

Airlines serving the Yellowstone region

Major Cities with Direct Flights
to Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN)

Bozeman is a great place to start your trip if you plan to fly to the Greater Yellowstone area and has all major amenities. Bozeman is located 90 miles from the west entrance of Yellowstone National Park and the town of West Yellowstone, MT.


Mileage Air Time/Hrs.
Atlanta, GA 1,641 3 hrs.
Chicago, IL 1,186 2 hrs. 41 min.
Denver, CO 525 1 hr. 40 min.
Detroit, MI 1,401 2 hrs. 90 min.
Duluth, MN 909 3 hrs.
Las Vegas, NV 701 2 hrs.
Los Angeles, CA 902 2 hrs. 40 min.
Minneapolis, MN 874 2 hrs, 30 min.
Salt Lake City, UT 347 1 hr. 30 min.
San Francisco, CA 807 2 hrs. 16 min.
Seattle, WA 543 1 hr. 55 min.

United Airlines

The following airlines serve Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) at Gallatin Field

Check with individual carriers for flight availability and schedules.
Service may be seasonal.

Alaska Airlines Website
(800) 252-7522
Alaska Airlines provides service to Seattle, WA and Portland, OR.

American Airlines Website
(800) 433-7300
American Airlines serves the following locations: Dallas / Fort Worth, TX, Chicago, IL.

Allegiant Air Website
(702) 505–8888
Allegiant provides service to Las Vegas, NV, Phoenix, AZ, and Los Angeles, CA.

Delta Airlines Website
(800) 221-1212
Delta Airlines provides service to Atlanta, GA, Salt Lake City, UT, Minneapolis / St. Paul, MN, Los Angeles, CA, New York LaGuardia, NY, Seattle / Tacoma, WA, Detroit, MI.

Frontier Airlines Website
(801) 401-9000
Frontier Airlines serves Bozeman with flights to Denver, CO.

Jet Blue Airways Website
(800) 538-2583
Jet Blue provides service to Long Beach, CA

United Airlines Website
(800) 864-8331
United Airlines provides service to San Francisco, CA, Denver, CO, Chicago, IL, Los Angeles, CA, New York/Newark, NJ, Houston, TX.

Bozeman Car Rentals & Taxi Services

Rental Car, Taxi & Limo Services
Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN)

Please note: The Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport is located in Belgrade, MT, which is approximately 8 miles from Bozeman, MT.

Taxi & Limo Services

Classic Limo
P.O. Box 912
Bozeman, MT 59771
(406) 585-5466

Rental Cars

Avis Car Rental
850 Gallatin Field Road, Suite 2
Belgrade, MT 59714
(406) 388-4091

Alamo Rental Car
Hours: Not listed
850 Gallatin Field Road, Suite 5
Belgrade, MT 59714
(406) 388-6694

Budget Care Rental
850 Gallatin Field Road, Suite 2
Belgrade, MT 59714
(406) 388-4091

850 Gallatin Field Road, Suite 2
Belgrade, MT 59714
(406) 388-6939

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
850 Gallatin Field Road, Suite 7
Belgrade, MT 59714
(406) 388-7420

Hertz Rent-A-Car
850 Gallatin Field Road, Suite 8
Belgrade, MT 59714
(406) 388-6939

National Car Rental
850 Gallatin Field Road, Suite 5
Belgrade, MT 59714
(406) 388-6694

Thrifty Car Rental
850 Gallatin Field Road
Belgrade, MT 59714
(406) 388-6939

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