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There are 7 ways to get from San Diego 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  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Jackson (JAC) SAN - JAC
  2. Drive from Jackson to Yellowstone National Park

$310 - $1,516

Cheapest option

Fly to Cody, drive  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Cody (COD) SAN - COD
  2. Drive from Cody to Yellowstone National Park

$223 - $970

5 alternative options

Fly to Idaho Falls, shuttle, drive  •  11 h 3 min

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

$375 - $1,582

Fly to Bozeman, bus  •  11 h 59 min

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

$405 - $1,196

Bus, shuttle, drive  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Portland, Or
  3. Take the bus from Portland, Or 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 Grand Targhee Resort
  6. Drive from Grand Targhee Resort to Yellowstone National Park

$274 - $541

Train, bus, shuttle, drive  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Portland Union Station
  3. Take the bus from Portland, Or 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

$337 - $786

Drive  •  18 h 6 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Yellowstone National Park 1109.1 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Yellowstone National Park is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 18 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Yellowstone National Park is to fly and drive which costs $310 - $1,600 and takes 7 h 33 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Yellowstone National Park is 885 miles. The road distance is 1109.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 33 min to get from San Diego to Yellowstone National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Diego Airport to Jackson Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 31 min and has one stopover.

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Yellowstone National Park is 1 h ahead of San Diego. It is currently 8:52 AM in San Diego and 9:52 AM in Yellowstone National Park.

Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Yellowstone National Park is 1109 miles. It takes approximately 18 h 6 min to drive from San Diego to Yellowstone National Park.

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

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The best way to get from San Diego to San Diego Airport is to line 992 bus which takes 9 min and costs $2 - $3.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Yellowstone National Park.
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  • Distance: 885.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 33 min

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Yellowstone National Park, WY, USA?

There is no direct connection from San Diego to Yellowstone National Park. However, you can take the line 992 bus to Lindbergh Field & Terminal 1, take the walk to San Diego airport, fly to Jackson, then take the drive to Yellowstone National Park. Alternatively, you can take the line 992 bus to Lindbergh Field & Terminal 1, take the walk to San Diego airport, fly to Cody, then take the drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Jackson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from San Diego to Jackson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,800
Flights from San Diego to Jackson via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from San Diego to Jackson via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Flights from San Diego to Cody via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Cody via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from San Diego to Cody via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 14 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from San Diego to Idaho Falls via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from San Diego to Idaho Falls via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,800
Flights from San Diego to Bozeman via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Bozeman via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Bozeman via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Jackson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from San Diego to Jackson via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Flights from San Diego to Jackson via Los Angeles, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from San Diego to Cody via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Idaho Falls via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Flights from San Diego to Idaho Falls via Los Angeles, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Flights from San Diego to Bozeman via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Bozeman via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Bozeman via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Bozeman via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Bozeman via Los Angeles, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Bozeman via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Bozeman via Portland
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Jackson via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from San Diego to Bozeman via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
29 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Coach Seat
$320 - $460
Room
$600 - $850
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 San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
22 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
Bus from Portland, Or to Boise, Id
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
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 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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