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There are 6 ways to get from San Francisco 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 Oakland to West Yellowstone  •  14h 30m

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to West Yellowstone (WYS) OAK - WYS

$290 - $1,081

Cheapest option

Fly Oakland to Jackson, drive  •  7h 55m

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Jackson (JAC) OAK - JAC
  2. Drive from Jackson to Yellowstone National Park

$248 - $1,524

4 alternative options

Fly San Francisco to Jackson, drive  •  5h 58m

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

$274 - $1,521

Fly San Francisco to Bozeman, bus  •  10h 11m

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

$359 - $641

Train, bus, shuttle, drive  •  43h 2m

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Portland Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Boise, Id
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Boise Airport, ID to American Falls, ID
  4. Take the bus from Barrie's Ski, Pocatello to Grand Targhee Resort
  5. Drive from Grand Targhee Resort to Yellowstone National Park

$316 - $628

Drive  •  16h 53m

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park 974.1 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park is to drive which costs $95 - $140 and takes 16h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park is to fly and drive which costs $270 - $1,600 and takes 5h 58m.

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The distance between San Francisco and Yellowstone National Park is 763 miles. The road distance is 974.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 14h 30m to get from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Oakland Airport to West Yellowstone Airport. The quickest flight takes 15h 19m and has one stopover.

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Yellowstone National Park is 1h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 4:08 AM in San Francisco and 5:08 AM in Yellowstone National Park.

Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park is 974 miles. It takes approximately 16h 53m to drive from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park.

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Allegiant Air, Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Oakland Airport to West Yellowstone Airport.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 28m and costs $6 - $9.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park.
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  • Distance: 763.1 miles
  • Duration: 14h 30m

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

Delta, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Oakland to West Yellowstone via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
13h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Oakland to West Yellowstone via Boise, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
11h 56m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
Flights from Oakland to West Yellowstone via Spokane, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
11h 56m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Oakland to West Yellowstone via Portland, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
11h 56m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,600
Flights from Oakland to West Yellowstone via Phoenix, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
12h 1m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Oakland to West Yellowstone via Las Vegas, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Jackson via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Jackson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,500
Flights from Oakland to Jackson via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to Bozeman via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Jackson
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Jackson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,500
Flights from Oakland to Jackson via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,800
Flights from Oakland to Jackson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to Bozeman
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Bozeman via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Jackson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,300
Flights from Oakland to Jackson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to Bozeman via Portland
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Bozeman via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Oakland to Jackson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,400
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$420 - $600
Bus operators
Karst Stage
Phone
(406) 556-3540
Website
karststage.com
Shuttle from Bozeman, MT - Airport to West Yellowstone, MT
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95
Schedules at
karststage.com
Bus from West Yellowstone to Old Faithful
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
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.

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 Portland, Or to Boise, Id
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
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
3h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
pocatellolimo.com

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