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

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

Recommended option

Bus to Detroit, fly to West Yellowstone  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing Marriott to DTW McNamara Terminal
  2. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to West Yellowstone (WYS) DTW - WYS

$703 - $2,802

Cheapest option

Fly Lansing to Billings, drive  •  12 h 18 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

Fly Lansing to Jackson, drive  •  10 h 9 min

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

$413 - $1,818

Bus to Grand Rapids, fly to Jackson, drive  •  11 h 47 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

$345 - $1,747

Fly Lansing to Bozeman, bus  •  13 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Lansing (LAN) to Bozeman (BZN) LAN - BZN
  2. Take the bus from West Yellowstone to Old Faithful

$458 - $1,398

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Jackson, drive  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from East Lansing Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  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 Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak 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 cheapest way to get from East Lansing to Yellowstone National Park is to drive which costs $160 - $240 and takes 27 h 16 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from East Lansing to Yellowstone National Park is to fly and drive which costs $410 - $1,900 and takes 10 h 9 min.

More details

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

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 12 h 1 min to get from East Lansing to Yellowstone National Park, including transfers.

More details

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 bus to DTW McNamara Terminal, take the walk to Detroit airport, fly to West Yellowstone, then take the taxi to Yellowstone National Park. Alternatively, 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.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to West Yellowstone via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
12 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,600
Flights from Detroit to West Yellowstone via Denver, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
16 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
Flights from Detroit to West Yellowstone via Des Moines, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
16 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
Flights from Detroit to West Yellowstone via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
16 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
Flights from Detroit to West Yellowstone via Chicago O'Hare, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
16 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,600
Flights from Detroit to West Yellowstone via Las Vegas, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
16 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,800
Flights from Lansing to Jackson via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,800
Flights from Lansing to Jackson via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,900
Flights from Lansing to Jackson via Detroit, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $2,000
Flights from Grand Rapids to Jackson via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $4,100
Flights from Grand Rapids to Jackson via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $4,100
Flights from Grand Rapids to Jackson via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $4,100
Flights from Grand Rapids to Jackson via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $4,100
Flights from Lansing to Bozeman via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Lansing to Bozeman via Detroit, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Lansing to Bozeman via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Lansing to Billings via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Lansing to Billings via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Lansing to Billings via Detroit, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
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
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Lansing to Jackson via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,000
Flights from Lansing to Jackson via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,000
Flights from Grand Rapids to Jackson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $3,800
Flights from Grand Rapids to Jackson via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $3,800
Flights from Grand Rapids to Jackson via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $3,800
Flights from Lansing to Bozeman via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Lansing to Bozeman via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Lansing to Billings via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Lansing to Billings via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
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
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Jackson via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $3,400
Flights from Grand Rapids to Jackson via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $3,400
Flights from Lansing to Bozeman via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from East Lansing Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
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 Amtrak 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
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from East Lansing Marriott to DTW McNamara Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
Greyhound USA
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
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
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Thruway
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
Schedules at
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

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.