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.

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Fly to Bozeman  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Bozeman (BZN) RAP - BZN

$404 - $1,530

Cheapest option

Bus, shuttle, taxi  •  20 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Rapid City, SD to Billings, MT 701
  2. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Butte, MT 933 / ...
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Butte, MT to Idaho Falls, ID
  4. Take a taxi from Idaho Falls, ID to Rexburg, ID
  5. Take a shuttle bus from Rexburg, ID to West Yellowstone, MT

$279 - $399

4 alternative options

Fly to Cody, drive  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Cody (COD) RAP - COD
  2. Drive from Cody to West Yellowstone

$432 - $1,955

Fly to Idaho Falls, shuttle  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Idaho Falls (IDA) RAP - IDA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Rexburg, ID to West Yellowstone, MT

$491 - $2,144

Fly to Billings, drive  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Billings (BIL) RAP - BIL
  2. Drive from Billings to West Yellowstone

$362 - $1,570

Drive  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Rapid City to West Yellowstone 608.9 miles

$55 - $90

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

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The quickest way to get from Rapid City to West Yellowstone is to fly which costs $400 - $1,600 and takes 7 h 19 min.

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The distance between Rapid City and West Yellowstone is 393 miles. The road distance is 608.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Rapid City to West Yellowstone without a car is to bus and shuttle and taxi which takes 20 h 52 min and costs $270 - $400.

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It takes approximately 7 h 19 min to get from Rapid City to West Yellowstone, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Rapid City Airport to Bozeman Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 3 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rapid City to West Yellowstone is 609 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 37 min to drive from Rapid City to West Yellowstone.

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Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Rapid City Airport to Bozeman Airport.

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There are 50+ hotels available in West Yellowstone. Prices start at $179 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rapid City to Rapid City Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs $29 - $35.

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Map of how to get from Rapid City to West Yellowstone.
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  • Distance: 392.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 19 min

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

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Rapid City to West Yellowstone hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rapid City to Bozeman via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Rapid City to Cody via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,900
Flights from Rapid City to Cody via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from Rapid City to Idaho Falls via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,200
Flights from Rapid City to Billings via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rapid City to Bozeman via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Rapid City to Bozeman via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Rapid City to Idaho Falls via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $2,000
Flights from Rapid City to Billings via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Rapid City to Billings via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $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
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Billings, MT to Butte, MT
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book 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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