There are 8 ways to get from Santa Barbara to Yellowstone National Park by plane, car, bus, shuttle 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 Santa Barbara to Jackson, drive  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Jackson (JAC) SBA - JAC
  2. Drive from Jackson to Yellowstone National Park

$348 - $1,615

Cheapest option

Bus to Los Angeles, fly to Jackson, drive  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, CA to Los Angeles Airport, CA
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Jackson (JAC) LAX - JAC
  3. Drive from Jackson to Yellowstone National Park

$212 - $868

6 alternative options

Bus to Los Angeles, fly to West Yellowstone  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, CA to Los Angeles Airport, CA
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to West Yellowstone (WYS) LAX - WYS

$384 - $655

Fly Santa Barbara to Bozeman, bus  •  13 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Bozeman (BZN) SBA - BZN
  2. Take the bus from West Yellowstone to Old Faithful

$434 - $1,295

Bus to Los Angeles, fly to Idaho Falls, drive  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, CA to Los Angeles Airport, CA
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Idaho Falls (IDA) LAX - IDA
  3. Drive from Grand Targhee Resort to Yellowstone National Park

$327 - $735

Bus, shuttle, drive  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, 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

$272 - $547

Train, bus, shuttle, drive  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak 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

$298 - $677

Drive  •  18 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Santa Barbara to Yellowstone National Park 1136.3 miles

$110 - $170

What companies run services between Santa Barbara, CA, USA and Yellowstone National Park, WY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Santa Barbara to Yellowstone National Park. However, you can take the bus to Hollister & David Love, take the walk to Santa Barbara airport, fly to Jackson, then take the drive to Yellowstone National Park. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Los Angeles Airport, CA, take the walk to Los Angeles airport, fly to Jackson, then take the drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Santa Barbara to Jackson via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Santa Barbara to Jackson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Santa Barbara to Jackson via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Santa Barbara to Jackson via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,800
Flights from Santa Barbara to Jackson via San Francisco, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,800
Flights from Santa Barbara to Jackson via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,800
Flights from Santa Barbara to Jackson via Los Angeles, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10 h 4 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from Los Angeles to Jackson
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Jackson via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,600
Flights from Santa Barbara to Bozeman via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Barbara to Bozeman via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Barbara to Bozeman via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Santa Barbara to Bozeman via San Francisco, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Santa Barbara to Bozeman via Los Angeles, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Barbara to Bozeman via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Santa Barbara to Bozeman via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Idaho Falls via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Jackson
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Los Angeles to Jackson via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Los Angeles to West Yellowstone via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Idaho Falls via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Jackson
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Jackson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Jackson
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from Santa Barbara to Bozeman via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Idaho Falls
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Portland Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
26 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Flexi Coach Seat
$250 - $370
Business Coach Seat
$300 - $420
Room
$550 - $800
Bus operators
Santa Barbara Airbus
Website
sbairbus.com
Bus from Santa Barbara, CA to Los Angeles Airport, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
sbairbus.com
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 Santa Barbara, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
22 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
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 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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Santa Barbara to Yellowstone National Park?

The distance between Santa Barbara and Yellowstone National Park is 1350 km. The road distance is 1818 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Santa Barbara to Yellowstone National Park?

The cheapest way to get from Santa Barbara to Yellowstone National Park is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 18 h 37 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Santa Barbara to Yellowstone National Park?

The quickest way to get from Santa Barbara to Yellowstone National Park is to bus and fly and drive which takes 7 h 37 min and costs $210 - $900.

How long does it take to get from Santa Barbara to Yellowstone National Park?

It takes approximately 9 h 22 min to get from Santa Barbara to Yellowstone National Park, including transfers.