Directions

Getting to Yellowstone by Plane

You can travel by plane to Yellowstone Park via the following airports all year round:

  • Cody and Jackson, Wyoming
  • Idaho Falls, Idaho
  • Bozeman and Billings, Montana

From Salt Lake City, Utah, the West Yellowstone Airport located in Montana is also serviced between June and September.

Getting to Yellowstone by Train

Direct train service to the Yellowstone Park is not available. However, you can catch the Amtrak to get to nearby locations in southeast Idaho, northern Montana and Salt Lake City. From there, you can catch a car.

Getting to Yellowstone by Bus

From Idaho, the bus service to the park is only available during summer when tourist season is at its peak. From Bozeman, MT, you can get to West Yellowstone, MT all around the year through the bus service running via Highway 191. Commercial transportation from Cody and Jackson, WY to the park is also available for the summer months only while commercial transportation from Bozeman, MT to Gardiner, MT can be availed during the summer as well as winter season.

Getting to Yellowstone by Car

If you are travelling to the park by car, there are five entrances that you can use during different times of the year. Factors like road accessibility, changing weather and construction schedules can affect your driving experience in the park. To get an update on road conditions, you can call the Nation Traveler Information System at 511 or 1-800-226-7623. From the main menu of these toll-free numbers, select Yellowstone National Park Tourist Information to get the road reports of the area.

If you are using GPS or Vehicle Navigation System, you may get inaccurate information that can lead you to remote areas, one-way roads, dead ends, or roads that are only opened during specific times or seasons. Make sure to get a park road map from the entrance station in order to stay safe.

If you are travelling to the park in a vehicle operating on alternative fuel and plan to explore the park in it, rest assured that there are several alternative fueling stations in the park. For a complete map of these stations, consult the Alternative Fueling Station Locator available at the Department of Energy on the zip code 82190.

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