There are 5 ways to get from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park by plane, car, bus, train or shuttle

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  •  6 h 22 min

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

$290 - $1,081

Cheapest option

Fly Oakland to Jackson, drive  •  8 h 37 min

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

$248 - $1,524

3 alternative options

Fly San Francisco to Bozeman, bus  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Bozeman (BZN) SFO - BZN
  2. Take the bus from West Yellowstone to Old Faithful

$359 - $641

Train, bus, shuttle, drive  •  40 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Portland Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or 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 LDS church, Teton, ID
  5. Drive from LDS church, Teton, ID to Yellowstone National Park

$257 - $556

Drive  •  16 h 53 min

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

$95 - $140

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

Delta flies from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park once daily.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Oakland to West Yellowstone via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,600
Flights from Oakland to Jackson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,800
Flights from Oakland to Jackson via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,800
Flights from Oakland to Jackson via Los Angeles, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,800
Flights from San Francisco to Bozeman via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Oakland to Jackson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to Bozeman
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Bozeman via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Bozeman via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Oakland to Jackson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to Bozeman via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Oakland to Jackson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to Bozeman via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Oakland to Jackson via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,800
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Portland Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 53 min
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
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland, Or to Boise, Id
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Salt Lake Express
Pocatello Limo
Phone
1-208-480-1250
Email
pocatellolimo@gmail.com
Website
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park?

The distance between San Francisco and Yellowstone National Park is 1221 km. The road distance is 1559 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park?

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

What is the fastest way to get from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park?

The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park is to fly which takes 6 h 22 min and costs $290 - $1,100.

How long does it take to get from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park?

It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to get from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park, including transfers.