You've made it to Big Sky! Now what? How do you plan to get around while you're here? Don't worry, transportation in Big Sky is simple via our free public transit.
As you pull in to town, you will notice the helpful, color-coded signs that will help to point you in the right direction. These signs break Big Sky up into three main areas: Canyon (Blue), Meadow (Green), and Mountain (Black). Whether you're looking for hotels, restaurants, guest ranches, businesses, or activities the signs will help guide you to the right general area.
If you don't have a rental car and you don't want to pay for a taxi service, the easiest way to get around is to take advantage of Big Sky's free public transportation - the Skyline Bus. Skyline runs seven days a week during the summer and winter. It stops in the Canyon, Meadow, and Mountain. With the Skyline bus, you can get almost anywhere in Big Sky.
is the resource that you need to bookmark and reference for the most up-to-date routes, schedules, and maps. They run different schedules during different seasons:
During the busy Summer, the Skyline bus makes the following stops within Big Sky:
- Summer - May 30 to September 25
- Winter - November 21 to April 17
- Off Seasons - April 18 to May 29 & September 26 to November 20
- Corral/Rainbow Ranch
- Gallatin Riverhouse Grill
- Ophir School / Jake's Horses
- Whitewater Inn
- Big Sky Chamber Visitor Center
- Meadow Village Center
- Golden Eagle / Community Park
- Big Sky Medical Center
- Town Center East
- Firelight Condos
- Town Center West
- Mountain Village Center
- Lake Condos
- Black Bear / Mountain Lodge / Hill Condos
- Mountain Village Center
- Moonlight Lodge
This is the Canyon to Mountain route. Then it reverses and go from the Mountain to Canyon. Pick up a Skyline Bus schedule to stash in your pocket or download it to your smartphone. Whether you're going skiing
, or just out for a night on the town, with a bit of pre-planning, you'll be able to get anywhere you want to go while you're in Big Sky.
- The Skyline bus is both ski and bike friendly!
Skyline also operates the Skyline Link Express
that takes people to Bozeman and back at an affordable rate. If you're using these services regularly, it's a good idea to invest in a very inexpensive bus pass
Take advantage of Big Sky's free transportation options so that you don't have to worry about parking, snowy roads, apres ski, or anything else. With more direct flights
heading to Montana than ever before, now is the time to visit Big Sky. It's easy to get here and it's easy for you to get around town. See you soon!