There are 7 ways to get from Whitefish to Yellowstone National Park by train, bus, night bus, shuttle, car, plane or taxi

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

Train, bus, night bus, shuttle, drive  •  25 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Whitefish Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
  3. Take the night bus from Missoula, MT to Butte, MT 942
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Butte, MT to Idaho Falls, ID
  5. Take the bus from Idaho Falls Walmart to Grand Targhee Resort
  6. Drive from Grand Targhee Resort to Yellowstone National Park

$188 - $330

6 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Whitefish to Yellowstone National Park 422 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Jackson, drive  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Kalispell (FCA) to Jackson (JAC) FCA - JAC
  2. Drive from Jackson to Yellowstone National Park

$523 - $2,455

Fly to Cody, drive  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Kalispell (FCA) to Cody (COD) FCA - COD
  2. Drive from Cody to Yellowstone National Park

$466 - $2,160

Fly to Idaho Falls, drive  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Kalispell (FCA) to Idaho Falls (IDA) FCA - IDA
  2. Drive from Grand Targhee Resort to Yellowstone National Park

$578 - $2,522

Fly to Bozeman, bus  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Kalispell (FCA) to Bozeman (BZN) FCA - BZN
  2. Take the bus from West Yellowstone to Old Faithful

$548 - $785

Train, bus, shuttle, taxi  •  23 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Whitefish Amtrak to Shelby Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Shelby Amtrak to Great Falls, MT - Transit Transfer Center
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Great Falls, MT to Butte, MT
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Butte, MT to Idaho Falls, ID
  5. Take a taxi from Idaho Falls, ID to Rexburg, ID
  6. Take a shuttle bus from Rexburg, ID to West Yellowstone, MT

$334 - $469

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Whitefish to Yellowstone National Park is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Whitefish to Yellowstone National Park is to fly and drive which costs $500 - $2,500 and takes 7 h 18 min.

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The distance between Whitefish and Yellowstone National Park is 322 miles. The road distance is 422 miles.

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The best way to get from Whitefish to Yellowstone National Park without a car is to train and bus and shuttle and taxi which takes 23 h 37 min and costs $330 - $470.

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It takes approximately 25 h 30 min to get from Whitefish to Yellowstone National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kalispell Airport to Jackson Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 46 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Whitefish to Yellowstone National Park is 422 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 32 min to drive from Whitefish to Yellowstone National Park.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Kalispell Airport to Jackson Airport.

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The best way to get from Whitefish to Kalispell Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs $35 - $45.

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Map of how to get from Whitefish to Yellowstone National Park.
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  • Distance: 321.7 miles
  • Duration: 25 h 30 min

What companies run services between Whitefish, MT, USA and Yellowstone National Park, WY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Whitefish to Yellowstone National Park. However, you can take the train to Spokane Amtrak, take the walk to Spokane, Wa, take the bus to Missoula, Mt, take the walk to Missoula, MT, take the night bus to Butte, MT, take the shuttle to Idaho Falls, ID, take the walk to Idaho Falls Walmart, take the bus to Grand Targhee Resort, then take the drive to Yellowstone National Park. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kalispell to Jackson via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,400
Flights from Kalispell to Cody via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,100
Flights from Kalispell to Idaho Falls via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,400
Flights from Kalispell to Bozeman via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Flights from Kalispell to Bozeman via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,000
Flights from Kalispell to Bozeman via Salt Lake City, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kalispell to Jackson via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,800
Flights from Kalispell to Jackson via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $3,500
Flights from Kalispell to Cody via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Kalispell to Idaho Falls via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,800
Flights from Kalispell to Bozeman via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Kalispell to Bozeman via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from Kalispell to Bozeman via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $650
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Whitefish Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Train from Whitefish Amtrak to Shelby Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Bus operators
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 Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Night bus from Missoula, MT to Butte, MT
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Salt Lake Express
Phone
+1 208-656-8824
Email
info@saltlakeexpress.com
Website
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Butte, MT to Idaho Falls, ID
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Great Falls, MT to Butte, MT
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Rexburg, ID to West Yellowstone, MT
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Pocatello Limo
Phone
1-208-480-1250
Email
pocatellolimo@gmail.com
Website
pocatellolimo.com
Bus from Idaho Falls Walmart to Grand Targhee Resort
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
pocatellolimo.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
Toole County
Other operators
Taxi from Idaho Falls, ID to Rexburg, ID
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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