There are 6 ways to get from Rapid City to West Yellowstone by plane, car, shuttle, bus or taxi

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 Bozeman  •  7 h 18 min

  1. RAP - BZN

$404 - $1,530

Cheapest option

Bus, shuttle, taxi  •  20 h 52 min

  1. 701
  2. 933 / ...

$279 - $399

4 alternative options

Fly to West Yellowstone  •  9 h 32 min

  1. RAP - WYS

$543 - $2,453

Fly to Cody, drive  •  8 h 19 min

  1. RAP - COD

$432 - $1,955

Fly to Idaho Falls, shuttle  •  10 h

  1. RAP - IDA

$491 - $2,144

Drive  •  9 h 37 min

  1. 608.9 miles

$55 - $90

What companies run services between Rapid City, SD, USA and West Yellowstone, MT, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and Allegiant Air fly from Rapid City to West Yellowstone every 4 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rapid City to Bozeman via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Rapid City to Cody via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,900
Flights from Rapid City to Cody via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from Rapid City to Idaho Falls via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,200
Flights from Rapid City to Idaho Falls via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rapid City to Bozeman via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Rapid City to Bozeman via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Rapid City to West Yellowstone via Denver, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
13 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,400
Flights from Rapid City to West Yellowstone via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
18 h 37 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
Flights from Rapid City to Idaho Falls via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,400
Flights from Rapid City to Idaho Falls via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $2,000
Flights from Rapid City to Idaho Falls via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,500
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Rapid City to Bozeman via Phoenix esa Gateway
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Bus operators
Salt Lake Express
Phone
+1 208-656-8824
Email
info@saltlakeexpress.com
Website
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Rexburg, ID to West Yellowstone, MT
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $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
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Rapid City, SD to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Billings, MT to Butte, MT
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Other operators
Taxi from Idaho Falls, ID to Rexburg, ID
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rapid City and West Yellowstone is 629 km. The road distance is 974 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rapid City to West Yellowstone is to drive which costs $55 - $90 and takes 9 h 37 min.

The quickest way to get from Rapid City to West Yellowstone is to fly which takes 7 h 18 min and costs $400 - $1,600.

It takes approximately 7 h 18 min to get from Rapid City to West Yellowstone, including transfers.