Getting To West Yellowstone Montana: Transportation

Transportation

With one regional airport and a number of transportation services, West Yellowstone is prepared to assist you with your transportation needs. Find car rentals, flights, regional shuttle and local tour services all in town.

Airport (WYS)

The West Yellowstone Airport is only two miles from West Yellowstone, with daily flights coming in during summer months. It’s closed in winter due to snow.

Other Nearby Airports

There are a handful of other airports in nearby communities. Check all of your options before booking your flight.

  • Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA): Located 2 hours southwest of West Yellowstone. This is a small regional airport that provides frequent service to cities Salt Lake City, Seattle, Denver, Boise, and Las Vegas on the following airlines: Skywest/Delta; Horizon/Alaska; Allegiant; United.
  • Jackson Hole Airport (JAC): 3.5 hours south and east of West Yellowstone, this small airport is located at the base of the Grand Tetons and offers frequent regional and national flights on the following airlines: American; Delta; Northwest; Skywest; United; United Express.
  • Bozeman Airport - Gallatin Field (BZN): 2 hours north of West Yellowstone, the Gallatin Field Airport offers frequent flights to Salt Lake City, Denver, Seattle, and other national destinations on the following airlines: Delta; United; Frontier; Horizon; Allegiant. 

Car Rentals

If you are flying into West Yellowstone and need a car, you can find car rentals at any of the airports when you arrive, such as West Yellowstone Airport, Idaho Falls Airport, Jackson Hole Airport or in Bozeman at the airport. Car rentals are also available in town.

Taxis & Limos

West Yellowstone is a quaint mountain town, and small enough you can walk anywhere you wish to go within town. You can find limo services in the surrounding area.

Shuttles

From the airports in Bozeman, Idaho Falls and Jackson, Wyoming, you will find various shuttle services to West Yellowstone year-round. Hotels and Lodges in West Yellowstone often offer courtesy shuttles from the airport to the town and back. You can always check with your accommodation owners to see if they provide this service.

Buses / Charters

Bus tours and charters are a popular way to tour Yellowstone National Park from your home base of West Yellowstone. From Bozeman, Montana, you’ll find bus service is available throughout the year. From Idaho to West Yellowstone service is limited to summer months.

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