Getting to Whitefish

Getting Around


Glacier Park International Airport is the most convenient commercial airport located 12 miles southeast of Whitefish that offers numerous flights, both connecting and non-stop to various destinations. Click here to find flights to Whitefish from YOUR destination! This is the only main airport within 200 miles of Whitefish in the United States and Canada. 

Airport Address:

4170 Highway 2 East Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 257-5994


The drive into BIg Sky is more demanding than most but is accessible from a few major highways: U.S. Highways 2 & 93. U.S. Highway 2 is best used coming from the west and east while U.S. Highway 93 is best used when coming from the South. However, the best way to travel to Whitefish is by flying directly to the closest airport and renting a car or getting a shuttle ride to your final destination. 

Getting Around Whitefish

Getting Around

The best way to travel around the town of Whitefish is by either walking or biking to get a sense of the downtown area. However, a car is required to go to certain areas around downtown such as the ski resort and Glacier National Park. There is also a local taxi service to help you get around town if you need it. There are also airport shuttles to the town if needed. During the winter, there is a free ski bus that locals and visitors can use to get to the mountain.