GETTING HERE & AROUND
Although Big Sky, Montana, feels remote, it’s still easy to get to!
Approximately half the folks who travel to Big Sky in the winter rely on transportation services to get to and around town. Here is a list of shuttle services to get you to and from the Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport.
Here are some other ways to get around town: The SKYLINE BUS runs 7 days a week in the summer and winter seasons. The Canyon-Mountain loop includes a variety of stops throughout Big Sky, from the Gallatin Canyon hotels and restaurants to the Mountain Village and Moonlight Basin and all that’s in between. There is no cost to ride the Skyline Bus. View the ROUTES & SCHEDULES. Hop on Skyline’s LINK EXPRESS for easy and reliable transportation from Bozeman to Big Sky and back again. Pick-ups are at various locations around the Bozeman and Big Sky areas.
With airport shuttles, transportation to Yellowstone, and a year-round bus system, there are plenty of ways to get around the Big Sky area and beyond, but for the most flexibility during your trip, rental cars are recommended. Rental cars are available from the BOZEMAN YELLOWSTONE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT or through other drop-off services around the Bozeman area. Rental car companies include:
EXPLORE RENTALS (406) 922-0179
JOURNEY RENT-A-CAR (406) 551-2277
ROCKY MOUNTAIN EXPEDITIONS (406) 530-5337
Big Sky, Montana
Big Sky is located on Hwy 191, 45 miles south of Bozeman and 45 miles north of West Yellowstone. From Bozeman, you’ll drive through the beautiful Gallatin Canyon. From West Yellowstone, you’ll drive through Yellowstone National Park, so keep your eyes open for moose, bears, and elk.
Big Sky Canyon
The fresh waters of the Gallatin River carve through sheer rock faces and sprawling National Forest as it leaves Yellowstone National Park and makes it way North to Bozeman opening a canyon passage for cars on highway 191.
Town Center & Meadow Village
Find yourself enjoying a cool summer evening set up on the lawn of Town Center listening to a free concert or shopping in Meadow Village sharing drinks and a bite with some friends. Highlights Include:
- Wilson Hotel
- Golf Course
- Music in the Mountains
Big Sky Mountain
One road in, one road out, and it all leads to the Mountain. Lone Peak stretches to a staggering 11,166 ft. from there, alpine skiers can traverse more than 5,850 skiable acres down 4,350 vertical feet. Highlights include:
- Big Sky Resort
- Beehive Basin Trailhead
- Dog sledding
Eat & Drink