Cody Wyoming Transportation & Travel

Cody Wyoming
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Many scenic roads lead to Cody, Wyoming but you can also get here by bus or airplane.


Getting to Cody, Wyoming and then getting around after you arrive is easy. To and from Cody, as well as in the town itself, you will find easy and fast access to car rentals, airports, buses and major highways.


Cody is accessible via US 14A, 14, 16, 20; and WY 120.

Interstates 25 and 90 allow an approach to Cody from the southeast and east.

From the north, Montana 310 connects I-90 with Wyoming 120. From the south, take I-25 to Casper and then US 120 to Thermopolis, and Wyoming 120 to Meeteetse and Cody.

From the east, Powell and Yellowstone Country are approached by US Hwy. 14-A and the scenic Medicine Wheel passage through the Big Horn Mountains.


One of the busiest of all Wyoming airports, the Cody airport is located just minutes from downtown Cody, Wyoming and approximately 52 miles from the east gate of Yellowstone National Park.

Yellowstone Regional Airport (COD) in Cody is a full service Wyoming airport and is served year round by a Delta Connection operated by SkyWest Airlines through Salt Lake City, Utah. Yellowstone Park’s nearest airport is also served by United Express operated by SkyWest Airlines and Mesa Airlines through Denver International Airport.

Car Rentals

Car rental services are available in Cody including all the major rental car companies, i.e. Avis, Hertz, Budget, Thrifty, Rent a Wreck. There are many interesting sights to see right in town, but there are also many things to see and do outside of the city limits.

If you do not drive your own vehicle to Cody, we would recommend that you arrange to rent a vehicle while you are here.

Public Buses and Shuttles

Public transportation within Cody is available Monday through Saturday, 9:00 am until 5:42 pm, June 1 through September 30th. There is a minimum fee charged for this service.

There is also taxi cab service for Cody and the region, as well as limousine services.

A shuttle service exists between Billings, MT & Cody.

Questions & Answers

Yes. Cody, Wyoming has a regional airport. But you can only fly there via connecting flights from international airports in Denver, Colorado (United Express) or Salt Lake City, Utah (Delta Airlines). Flights from the Salt Lake City market are more seasonal.

Yellowstone Regional Airport in Cody, Wyoming does not accept direct flights from anywhere but Denver, Colorado or Salt Lake City, Utah. However, stringing together flights from other airports can often be cheaper on the whole.

You can drive to Cody, Wyoming or take a connecting flight from either Denver, Colorado or Salt Lake City, Utah. If you're road-tripping in summer, you can easily reach Cody from any direction. By winter some mountain passes, most notably Sylvan Pass into Yellowstone, close. The best route to take depends on the direction your coming from. If you're headed to Cody from the west, you'll either need to drive through Yellowstone National Park, or drive around it. To reach Cody from the east, take I-25 or I-90. You can reach Cody from the north; Montana 310 connects I-90 to WY 120. From the south, you can take I-20 to Casper, then US 120 to Thermopolis and WY 120 to Meeteetse and Cody.

It's about a 3 hour and 15 minute drive, or 204 miles, from Bozeman, Montana to Cody, Wyoming via I-90 West.

Jackson Hole is about 177 miles away from Cody if you're able to take the most direct route through Yellowstone National Park. While this trip via US 14-16-20 is 177 miles long and take roughly four hours, traffic in Yellowstone may slow you down, especially when wildlife creates traffic jams. If you want to bypass Yellowstone (and its entrance fees) or are traveling in winter, take WY 120 E and US 126 W. This route is nearly 300 miles long and will take over 5 hours to drive, but let's you see some stunning country along the way as well.

The scenic 105-mile drive from Cody, Wyoming to Billings, Montana takes about 2 hours from Billings, Montana via WY 120 West.

Delta Airlines from Salt Lake City, Utah and United Express from Denver, Colorado offer connecting flights to the Yellowstone Regional Airport in Cody, Wyoming. You can't fly directly into Cody from any other airport.