There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park by plane, car, bus, train or shuttle

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Recommended option

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Jackson, drive  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Jackson (JAC) ORD - JAC
  2. Drive from Jackson to Yellowstone National Park

$290 - $1,318

7 alternative options

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Bozeman, bus  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Bozeman (BZN) ORD - BZN
  2. Take the bus from West Yellowstone to Old Faithful

$425 - $1,098

Fly Chicago Midway to West Yellowstone  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to West Yellowstone (WYS) MDW - WYS

$682 - $2,374

Train, shuttle, drive  •  43 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Salt Lake City Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Salt Lake Central Station to Ogden Station 750
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Brigham City, UT to Rigby, ID
  4. Drive from LDS church, Teton, ID to Yellowstone National Park

Train, shuttle, bus, drive  •  45 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Salt Lake City Amtrak
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Salt Lake City Intermodal Hub to Maverick, Jackson, WY
  3. Take the bus from Hampton Inn to Driggs Community Center
  4. Drive from Driggs Community Center to Yellowstone National Park

$293 - $695

Train, shuttle, bus, drive via Grand Targhee Resort  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Salt Lake City Amtrak
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Salt Lake City, UT to Jackson, WY
  3. Take the bus from Jackson, Wy - Kmart to Grand Targhee Resort
  4. Drive from Grand Targhee Resort to Yellowstone National Park

$396 - $820

Train, Amtrak Thruway, shuttle, bus, drive  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Salt Lake City Amtrak
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Salt Lake City, Greyhound Bus Station, UT to Twin Falls, ID
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Twin Falls, ID to Pocatello, ID
  4. Take the bus from Barrie's Ski, Pocatello to Grand Targhee Resort
  5. Drive from Grand Targhee Resort to Yellowstone National Park

Drive  •  23 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park 1426 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park is to drive which costs $140 - $210 and takes 23 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park is to fly and drive which takes 6 h 57 min and costs $290 - $1,400.

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The distance between Chicago and Yellowstone National Park is 1897 km. The road distance is 2282 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to get from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Yellowstone National Park, WY, USA?

Delta and Southwest Airlines fly from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park every 4 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bozeman
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bozeman via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bozeman via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bozeman via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to West Yellowstone via Atlanta, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to West Yellowstone via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to West Yellowstone via Boise, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to West Yellowstone via Dallas, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to West Yellowstone via Las Vegas, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to West Yellowstone via Denver, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 34 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bozeman
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,700
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Salt Lake City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$360 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$430 - $600
Room
$750 - $1,100
Utah Transit Authority
Website
rideuta.com
Train from Salt Lake Central Station to Ogden Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
rideuta.com
Bus operators
Karst Stage
Phone
(406) 556-3540
Website
karststage.com
Bus from West Yellowstone to Old Faithful
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$98
Schedules at
karststage.com
Salt Lake Express
Phone
+1 208-656-8824
Email
info@saltlakeexpress.com
Website
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Brigham City, UT to Rigby, ID
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Salt Lake City, UT to Jackson, WY
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Twin Falls, ID to Pocatello, ID
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Alltrans
Website
jacksonholealltrans.com
Shuttle from Salt Lake City Intermodal Hub to Maverick, Jackson, WY
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
jacksonholealltrans.com
Bus from Jackson, Wy - Kmart to Grand Targhee Resort
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$122
Schedules at
jacksonholealltrans.com
Start Bus
Phone
+1 307-733-4521
Email
info@startbus.com
Website
startbus.com
Bus from Hampton Inn to Driggs Community Center
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
startbus.com
Pocatello Limo
Phone
1-208-480-1250
Email
pocatellolimo@gmail.com
Website
pocatellolimo.com
Bus from Barrie's Ski, Pocatello to Grand Targhee Resort
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
pocatellolimo.com

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