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There are 6 ways to get from San Jose to Yellowstone National Park by plane, car, subway, train or bus

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Fly San Jose to West Yellowstone  •  7h 34m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to West Yellowstone (WYS) SJC - WYS

$432 - $2,472

Cheapest option

Fly San Jose to Jackson, drive  •  5h 36m

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

$160 - $426

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BART to Oakland, fly to West Yellowstone  •  8h 24m

  1. Take the BART from Berryessa / North San Jose to Coliseum
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to West Yellowstone (WYS) OAK - WYS

$463 - $2,684

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Jackson, drive  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Jackson (JAC) SFO - JAC
  3. Drive from Jackson to Yellowstone National Park

$172 - $391

BART, train, bus, drive  •  28h 41m

  1. Take the BART from Berryessa / North San Jose to Richmond
  2. Take the train from Richmond to Salt Lake City
  3. Take the bus from Layton to Rexburg
  4. Take the bus from Rexburg, ID to Island Park
  5. Drive from Island Park to Yellowstone National Park

$183 - $257

Drive  •  17h 17m

  1. Drive from San Jose to Yellowstone National Park 1002.4 miles

$95 - $150

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The most affordable way to get from San Jose to Yellowstone National Park is to drive, which costs $95 - $150 and takes 17h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose to Yellowstone National Park is to fly and drive which costs $160 - $430 and takes 5h 36m.

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The distance between San Jose and Yellowstone National Park is 762 miles. The road distance is 1002.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 7h 34m to get from San Jose to Yellowstone National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Jose Airport to West Yellowstone Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 34m and has one stopover.

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Yellowstone National Park is 1h ahead of San Jose. It is currently 5:01 PM in San Jose and 6:01 PM in Yellowstone National Park.

Yes, the driving distance between San Jose to Yellowstone National Park is 1002 miles. It takes approximately 17h 17m to drive from San Jose to Yellowstone National Park.

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Delta, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from San Jose Airport to West Yellowstone Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Yellowstone National Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Jose to San Jose Airport is to line 60 bus which takes 6 min and costs $3.

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Map of how to get from San Jose to Yellowstone National Park.
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  • Distance: 762.2 miles
  • Duration: 7h 34m

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

Delta, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines fly from San Jose to Yellowstone National Park 4 times a day.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Jose to West Yellowstone via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,400
Flights from Oakland to West Yellowstone via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
Flights from San Francisco to Jackson
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Jackson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to West Yellowstone via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to Jackson via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $750
Flights from Oakland to West Yellowstone via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Jackson via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Jackson
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to Jackson via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Jackson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Berryessa / North San Jose to Coliseum
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Berryessa / North San Jose to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
bart.gov
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
caltrain.com
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 Richmond to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
16h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Premium
$290 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $250
Business Seat
$180 - $250
Bus operators
Salt Lake Express
Phone
+1 208-656-8824
Email
info@saltlakeexpress.com
Website
saltlakeexpress.com
Bus from Layton to Rexburg
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Bus from Rexburg, ID to Island Park
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com

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