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

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 Oakland to West Yellowstone  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to West Yellowstone (WYS) OAK - WYS

$290 - $1,081

Cheapest option

Fly Oakland to Jackson, drive  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Jackson (JAC) OAK - JAC
  2. Drive from Jackson to Yellowstone National Park

$248 - $1,524

5 alternative options

Fly San Francisco to Jackson, drive  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Jackson (JAC) SFO - JAC
  2. Drive from Jackson to Yellowstone National Park

$274 - $1,521

Fly San Francisco to Bozeman, bus  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Bozeman (BZN) SFO - BZN
  2. Take the bus from West Yellowstone to Old Faithful

$359 - $641

Fly Oakland to Idaho Falls, drive  •  11 h 19 min

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

$393 - $1,691

Train, bus, shuttle, drive  •  40 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station 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

$257 - $546

Drive  •  16 h 53 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park 974.1 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park is to drive which costs $95 - $140 and takes 16 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park is to fly and drive which costs $270 - $1,600 and takes 5 h 53 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Yellowstone National Park is 763 miles. The road distance is 974.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park, including transfers.

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The nearest airport to Yellowstone National Park is West Yellowstone (WYS) Airport which is 21 miles away. Other nearby airports include Jackson (JAC) (59.8 miles), Idaho Falls (IDA) (90.3 miles), Bozeman (BZN) (93 miles) and Billings (BIL) (146 miles).

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park.
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  • Distance: 763.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 21 min

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Yellowstone National Park, WY, USA?

Delta flies from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park twice daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Jackson
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Jackson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Jackson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,500
Flights from Oakland to Jackson via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,800
Flights from Oakland to Jackson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to Bozeman
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Bozeman via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Bozeman via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Oakland to West Yellowstone via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Jackson via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,500
Flights from Oakland to Jackson via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,800
Flights from Oakland to Jackson via Los Angeles, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,800
Flights from Oakland to Jackson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,800
Flights from San Francisco to Bozeman via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Bozeman via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Idaho Falls via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Bozeman via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Bozeman via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Oakland to Jackson via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,400
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Portland Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$420 - $600
Bus operators
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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
[email protected]
Website
greyhound.com
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
Pocatello Limo
Phone
1-208-480-1250
Email
[email protected]
Website
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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