Travel Options to Big Sky and Bridger from Bozeman

It’s ski season!!!! Skiing is a huge part of Bozeman culture. My family used to have a running joke that any time there was a good snowfall the night before, we knew we wouldn’t be able to run errands the next day because all local businesses would be closed. While Bozeman doesn’t shut down for a good ski day anymore, skiing is still a huge draw for people in Bozeman. One of the hardest parts about getting ready for a ski day is the actual trip to the mountain. If you are skiing in Big Sky, you might be aware that the trek from Bozeman to Big Sky is challenging, especially at night and on ice. While the trip from Bozeman to Bridger is a lot less challenging, it may still be relaxing to allow someone else to drive.


Lucky for you, there are options that save you gas money and stress time for the drive from Bozeman to Big Sky.


Skyline Bus

Runs November 13th – April 21st, $5 for a single ride, punch cards and season passes available at a discounted rate.


Skyline runs 13 trips a day from Bozeman to Big Sky and Big Sky to Bozeman. A new app recently launched by Skyline allows you to track the bus’ location and receive any service changes to the schedule. By taking the Skyline you are reducing the amount of traffic to Big Sky and you might even meet some other passionate skiers on the trip. Bus fare is $5 for a single ride, or punch cards can be purchased to reduce the rate down to $2.50 per ride. If you are an avid skier and know you are going to be going up to Big Sky all season long, a $400 season unlimited pass can be purchased for the Skyline.


For more information on the Skyline service and it’s accompanying app, click here.


Bridger Free Bus Service

Park N’ Ride Bus and Kid’s Bus

Runs through Bridger’s season on weekends only, free.


Bridger recognizes that parking can be limited. As a solution, Bridger provides a free bus service to Big Sky from two locations in Bozeman. Both the Park N’ Ride and the Kid’s Bus will make a stop at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds. In addition, the Park N’ Ride picks up at the MSU SUB and the Kid’s Bus picks up at the McDonald’s on Main Street. The bus runs every 30 minutes starting at 8 am. The last ride out on the Kid’s Bus picks up at 4 p.m. from Bridger and the Park N’ Ride service ends at 4:30 p.m.


For more information on getting to Bridger click here.

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