There are 7 ways to get from Yellowstone National Park to Missoula by car, bus, shuttle or plane

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

Drive, bus, shuttle via Barrie's Ski, Pocatello  •  16 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Targhee Resort
  2. Take the bus from Grand Targhee Resort to Barrie's Ski, Pocatello
  3. Take the bus from Barrie's Ski, Pocatello to Idaho Falls Walmart
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Idaho Falls, ID to Butte, MT
  5. Take the bus from Butte, MT to Missoula, MT 933 / ...

Cheapest option

Drive, shuttle, bus  •  13 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Targhee Resort
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Grand Targhee Resort to Idaho Falls Airport
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Idaho Falls, ID to Butte, MT
  4. Take the bus from Butte, MT to Missoula, MT 933 / ...

$143 - $175

5 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Missoula 298 miles

$29 - $45

Drive to Jackson, fly to Missoula  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson
  2. Fly from Jackson (JAC) to Missoula (MSO) JAC - MSO

$309 - $1,613

Bus to Bozeman, fly to Missoula  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from West Yellowstone, MT to Bozeman, MT - Airport
  2. Fly from Bozeman (BZN) to Missoula (MSO) BZN - MSO

$405 - $1,098

Drive to Jackson, fly to Butte, bus  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson
  2. Fly from Jackson (JAC) to Butte (BTM) JAC - BTM
  3. Take the bus from Butte, MT to Missoula, MT

$369 - $1,754

Drive, bus, shuttle  •  16 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Targhee Resort
  2. Take the bus from Grand Targhee Resort to Jackson, Wy - Kmart
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Jackson, WY to Idaho Falls, ID
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Idaho Falls, ID to Butte, MT
  5. Take the bus from Butte, MT to Missoula, MT 933 / ...

$231 - $277

Questions & Answers

The distance between Yellowstone National Park and Missoula is 227 miles. The road distance is 298 miles.

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It takes approximately 16 h 21 min to get from Yellowstone National Park to Missoula, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Jackson Airport to Missoula Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 6 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Yellowstone National Park to Missoula is 298 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to drive from Yellowstone National Park to Missoula.

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

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There are 38+ hotels available in Missoula. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Yellowstone National Park to Missoula.
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  • Distance: 227.4 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 21 min

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

There is no direct connection from Yellowstone National Park to Missoula. However, you can take the drive to Grand Targhee Resort, take the bus to Barrie's Ski, Pocatello, take the bus to Idaho Falls Walmart, take the walk to Idaho Falls, ID, take the shuttle to Butte, MT, then take the bus to Missoula, MT. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Missoula.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Jackson to Missoula via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Flights from Jackson to Missoula via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $2,000
Flights from Jackson to Missoula via Seattle, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,900
Flights from Jackson to Missoula via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Bozeman to Missoula via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Bozeman to Missoula via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Jackson to Butte via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Jackson to Missoula via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,800
Flights from Bozeman to Missoula via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Bozeman to Missoula via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Bozeman to Missoula via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Bus operators
Pocatello Limo
Phone
1-208-480-1250
Email
pocatellolimo@gmail.com
Website
pocatellolimo.com
Bus from Grand Targhee Resort to Barrie's Ski, Pocatello
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
pocatellolimo.com
Bus from Barrie's Ski, Pocatello to Idaho Falls Walmart
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
pocatellolimo.com
Salt Lake Express
Phone
+1 208-656-8824
Email
info@saltlakeexpress.com
Website
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Idaho Falls, ID to Butte, MT
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Jackson, WY to Idaho Falls, ID
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Butte, MT to Missoula, MT
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Karst Stage
Phone
(406) 556-3540
Website
karststage.com
Shuttle from West Yellowstone, MT to Bozeman, MT - Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95
Schedules at
karststage.com
Grand Targhee Ski Shuttle
Website
grandtarghee.com
Shuttle from Grand Targhee Resort to Idaho Falls Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
grandtarghee.com
Alltrans
Website
jacksonholealltrans.com
Bus from Grand Targhee Resort to Jackson, Wy - Kmart
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$122
Schedules at
jacksonholealltrans.com

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