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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Lansing to Jackson, drive  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Lansing (LAN) to Jackson (JAC) LAN - JAC
  2. Drive from Jackson to Yellowstone National Park

$413 - $1,818

Cheapest option

Fly Lansing to Billings, drive  •  13 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Lansing (LAN) to Billings (BIL) LAN - BIL
  2. Drive from Billings to Yellowstone National Park

$301 - $1,345

6 alternative options

Bus to Grand Rapids, fly to Jackson, drive  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Lansing, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi
  2. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Jackson (JAC) GRR - JAC
  3. Drive from Jackson to Yellowstone National Park

$341 - $1,743

Fly Lansing to Bozeman, bus  •  14 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Lansing (LAN) to Bozeman (BZN) LAN - BZN
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Bozeman, MT - Airport to West Yellowstone, MT
  3. Take the bus from West Yellowstone to Old Faithful

$458 - $1,398

Bus to Grand Rapids, fly to Cody, drive  •  12 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Lansing, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi
  2. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Cody (COD) GRR - COD
  3. Drive from Cody to Yellowstone National Park

$524 - $2,348

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Jackson, drive  •  12 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from East Lansing Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Jackson (JAC) ORD - JAC
  3. Drive from Jackson to Yellowstone National Park

$331 - $1,429

Train, Amtrak Thruway, shuttle, bus, drive  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the train from East Lansing Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Spokane Amtrak
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Spokane, WA to Boise, ID 732
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Boise Airport, ID to Pocatello, ID
  5. Take the bus from Barrie's Ski, Pocatello to LDS church, Teton, ID
  6. Drive from LDS church, Teton, ID to Yellowstone National Park

$425 - $1,053

Drive  •  27 h 16 min

  1. Drive from East Lansing to Yellowstone National Park 1653 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

The distance between East Lansing and Yellowstone National Park is 1326 miles. The road distance is 1653 miles.

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It takes approximately 10 h 38 min to get from East Lansing to Yellowstone National Park, including transfers.

More details

There is no direct flight from Lansing Airport to Jackson Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Yellowstone National Park is 2 h behind East Lansing. It is currently 2:53 AM in East Lansing and 12:53 AM in Yellowstone National Park.

Yes, the driving distance between East Lansing to Yellowstone National Park is 1653 miles. It takes approximately 27 h 16 min to drive from East Lansing to Yellowstone National Park.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Lansing Airport to Jackson Airport.

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Map of how to get from East Lansing to Yellowstone National Park.
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  • Distance: 1325.5 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 38 min

What companies run services between East Lansing, MI, USA and Yellowstone National Park, WY, USA?

There is no direct connection from East Lansing to Yellowstone National Park. However, you can take the line 01 bus to CATA Trans Center, take the line 14 bus to EBD Grand River past Waverly, take the line 14 bus to Capital Regional Airport Auth. Term, take the walk to Lansing airport, fly to Jackson, then take the drive to Yellowstone National Park. Alternatively, you can take the line 01 bus to CATA Trans Center, take the walk to Lansing, Mi, take the bus to Grand Rapids, Mi, take the walk to Central Station, take the line 6 bus to Kentwood Station - Woodland, take the line 17 bus to Gerald R Ford Airport, take the walk to Grand Rapids airport, fly to Jackson, then take the drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Lansing to Jackson via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,800
Flights from Lansing to Jackson via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 9 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,900
Flights from Lansing to Jackson via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,000
Flights from Lansing to Jackson via Detroit, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,000
Flights from Grand Rapids to Jackson via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $4,100
Flights from Grand Rapids to Jackson via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $4,100
Flights from Grand Rapids to Jackson via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $4,100
Flights from Grand Rapids to Jackson via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $4,100
Flights from Grand Rapids to Jackson via Detroit, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $4,100
Flights from Lansing to Bozeman via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Lansing to Bozeman via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Lansing to Bozeman via Detroit, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Lansing to Bozeman via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Grand Rapids to Cody via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Grand Rapids to Cody via Detroit, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from Lansing to Billings via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Lansing to Billings via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Lansing to Billings via Detroit, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Lansing to Jackson via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,000
Flights from Lansing to Jackson via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,000
Flights from Lansing to Jackson via Chicago O'Hare, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
11 h 3 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Flights from Grand Rapids to Jackson via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $3,800
Flights from Grand Rapids to Jackson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $3,800
Flights from Grand Rapids to Jackson via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $3,800
Flights from Grand Rapids to Jackson via Newark
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $3,800
Flights from Grand Rapids to Jackson via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $3,800
Flights from Lansing to Bozeman via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Lansing to Bozeman via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Grand Rapids to Cody via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from Grand Rapids to Cody via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Lansing to Billings via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Lansing to Billings via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Jackson via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $3,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from East Lansing Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Chicago Union Station to Spokane Amtrak
Ave. Duration
37 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$230 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$410 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,300
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Lansing, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Lansing to Grand Rapids, MI
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Karst Stage
Phone
(406) 556-3540
Website
karststage.com
Shuttle from Bozeman, MT - Airport to West Yellowstone, MT
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95
Schedules at
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
Amtrak Thruway

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Spokane, WA to Boise, ID
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Pocatello Limo
Phone
1-208-480-1250
Email
pocatellolimo@gmail.com
Website
pocatellolimo.com
Bus from Barrie's Ski, Pocatello to LDS church, Teton, ID
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
pocatellolimo.com

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