There are 9 ways to get from Kansas City to Yellowstone National Park by plane, car, shuttle, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Jackson, drive  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Jackson (JAC) MCI - JAC
  2. Drive from Jackson to Yellowstone National Park

$290 - $1,214

Cheapest option

Bus, shuttle, drive via Denver, Co  •  45 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Denver, Co
  2. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Boise, Id
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Boise Airport, 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

$266 - $527

7 alternative options

Fly to Cody, drive  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Cody (COD) MCI - COD
  2. Drive from Cody to Yellowstone National Park

$332 - $1,020

Fly to Idaho Falls, shuttle, drive  •  12 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Idaho Falls (IDA) MCI - IDA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Idaho Falls Airport to Grand Targhee Resort
  3. Drive from Grand Targhee Resort to Yellowstone National Park

$494 - $2,082

Fly to Bozeman, bus  •  12 h 47 min

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

$404 - $944

Fly to Billings, drive  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Billings (BIL) MCI - BIL
  2. Drive from Billings to Yellowstone National Park

$328 - $1,442

Bus Jefferson Lines, shuttle, drive  •  46 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Minneapolis, MN 802 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Butte, MT 933
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Butte, MT to Idaho Falls, ID
  4. Take the bus from Idaho Falls Walmart to Grand Targhee Resort
  5. Drive from Grand Targhee Resort to Yellowstone National Park

$368 - $500

Train, bus, shuttle, drive  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to Raton Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Raton to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Boise, Id
  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

$321 - $699

Drive  •  19 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Yellowstone National Park 1169.7 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The distance between Kansas City and Yellowstone National Park is 919 miles. The road distance is 1169.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 8 h 20 min to get from Kansas City to Yellowstone National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kansas City Airport to Jackson Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 9 min and has one stopover.

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Yellowstone National Park is 1 h behind Kansas City. It is currently 8:04 AM in Kansas City and 7:04 AM in Yellowstone National Park.

Yes, the driving distance between Kansas City to Yellowstone National Park is 1170 miles. It takes approximately 19 h 10 min to drive from Kansas City to Yellowstone National Park.

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

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Kansas City Airport is to line 229 bus which takes 56 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Kansas City to Yellowstone National Park.
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  • Distance: 918.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 20 min

What companies run services between Kansas City, MO, USA and Yellowstone National Park, WY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Kansas City to Yellowstone National Park. However, you can take the line 229 bus to Kci Airport Terminal C, take the walk to Kansas City airport, fly to Jackson, then take the drive to Yellowstone National Park. Alternatively, you can take the line 229 bus to Kci Airport Terminal C, take the walk to Kansas City airport, fly to Cody, then take the drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Jackson via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,400
Flights from Kansas City to Jackson via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,400
Flights from Kansas City to Jackson via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,400
Flights from Kansas City to Jackson via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,400
Flights from Kansas City to Cody via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Kansas City to Cody via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,200
Flights from Kansas City to Idaho Falls via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,100
Flights from Kansas City to Idaho Falls via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from Kansas City to Idaho Falls via Houston, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from Kansas City to Bozeman via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Kansas City to Bozeman via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Kansas City to Bozeman via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Kansas City to Bozeman via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Kansas City to Billings via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Kansas City to Billings via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Kansas City to Billings via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Kansas City to Billings via Houston, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Jackson via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Flights from Kansas City to Jackson via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Flights from Kansas City to Jackson via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Flights from Kansas City to Cody via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Kansas City to Idaho Falls via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,000
Flights from Kansas City to Bozeman via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to Bozeman via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to Bozeman via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Kansas City to Bozeman via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 8 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Kansas City to Billings via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to Billings via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Kansas City to Billings via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to Jackson via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,300
Flights from Kansas City to Jackson via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,300
Flights from Kansas City to Bozeman via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $2,500
Flights from Kansas City to Bozeman via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $2,500
Flights from Kansas City to Billings via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Kansas City to Bozeman via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,100
Flights from Kansas City to Billings via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,800
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Kansas City to Bozeman via Phoenix esa Gateway
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
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 Kansas City Amtrak to Raton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Room
$390 - $550
Bus operators
Grand Targhee Ski Shuttle
Website
grandtarghee.com
Shuttle from Idaho Falls Airport to Grand Targhee Resort
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
grandtarghee.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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from Denver, Co to Boise, Id
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
Bus from Raton to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Salt Lake Express
Phone
+1 208-656-8824
Email
info@saltlakeexpress.com
Website
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Boise Airport, ID to Pocatello, ID
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Butte, MT to Idaho Falls, ID
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.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
Bus from Idaho Falls Walmart to Grand Targhee Resort
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
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
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Butte, MT
Ave. Duration
23 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $280
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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