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Getting Here

Driving Directions, Airports, Winter Travel, ...

For travel to Eastern Idaho's Yellowstone Teton Territory, we offer the following information and resources. There are five major gateways into Eastern Idaho.  The major Interstate, I-15, runs north to south, from Butte, Montana to Salt Lake City, Utah.

Approaching from the west, I-84 from Portland, Oregon meets I-15 at Pocatello, Idaho, just under an hour from Idaho Falls.


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The Idaho Falls gateway is accessed via two highways; U.S. Highway 20 from the west (Sun Valley, Arco) and Interstate 15 from the south (Salt Lake City, Pocatello).

Driving Directions

  • From Arco, take Highway 20 east about 65 miles to Idaho Falls.
  • From Salt Lake City, take I-15 north about 200 miles through Pocatello to Idaho Falls

Related Resources

Idaho Falls Airport is serviced by:

  • Skywest Airlines at (800) 453-9417
  • Delta Connection at (800) 221-1212
  • Horizon Airlines/Alaska Airlines at (800) 547-9308

Rental cars are available at the Idaho Falls Airport

  • Avis at (208) 522-4225
  • Budget at (208) 522-8800
  • Hertz at (208) 522-3101
  • National at (208) 522-5276
  • Thrifty at (208) 227-0444

Taxi service is available from:

  • Easy-Way Taxi and Delivery Service at (208) 525-8344
  • Whitney’s Taxi and Delivery Service at (208) 604-0313

Shuttle service from Salt Lake International Airport is available from:

Salt Lake Express charters buses to any destination in the Rocky Mountain region and operates many shuttles every day to and from the Salt Lake Airport; West Yellowstone, MT; Yellowstone National Park; Jackson Hole, WY; Southeast Idaho; Butte, MT and Boise, ID.

Most Hotels have shuttle services available.

Local bus service is available from Community and Rural Transportation (C.A.R.T.) at (208) 522-2278

For further information, contact the Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce at (208) 523-1010 or The City of Idaho Falls

The Spencer portal is accessed from Interstate Highway 15 from Butte, MT.

Driving Directions:

  • From Butte, take Interstate 15 south approximately 140 miles to the Idaho state line.

The Island Park portal is just south of West Yellowstone, MT and is accessible from U.S. Highway 20 or Idaho State Hwy 87 from Ennis, MT.

Driving Directions

  • From West Yellowstone, Montana, take Highway 20 south 10 miles to the Idaho state line.
  • From Ennis, Montana, take Highway 287/87 east 35 miles to the Idaho state line.

Related Resources

Regional airports

  • St. Anthony City Airport - (208) 624-9901
  • Rexburg Airport - (208) 356-9960
  • Rigby Airport - (208) 745-7654

For further information, contact

  • Ashton Chamber of Commerce at (208) 652-3352
  • St. Anthony Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Center at (208) 624-4870
  • Rexburg Chamber of Commerce at (208) 356-5700 (www.rexcc.com)

The Victor-Driggs portal to the territory is located 25 miles west of Jackson, Wyoming on Wyoming Highway 22.

Driving Directions

  • From Jackson, drive west on Highway 22, crossing over the Teton Pass, which turns into Highway 33, to the Idaho state line.
  • From the Wyoming state line Victor is 5 miles and Driggs is 13 miles.

Related Resources

The Jackson, Wyoming airport is 7 miles north of Jackson, located on a spur road off the main highway.

The Teton Peaks Centennial Airport is located in Driggs and can be contacted at (208) 354-8131.

For further information, call the Driggs Chamber of Commerce at (208) 354-2500

The Swan Valley portal is accessible from U.S. Highway 26 from Alpine, Wyoming.

Driving Directions

  • From Alpine, Wyoming take Highway 26 west to the Idaho state line. Swan Valley is 30 miles from the border.
  • From Idaho Falls drive east on Hwy 26 (about 45 miles).
  • From the Jackson/Driggs/Teton/Victor area come down Hwy 31 (about 22 miles from Victor).

These sites provide information on winter road conditions, construction delays, and other travel restrictions.

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Winter Travel Information

PLOWED ROADS All highways into Eastern Idaho are plowed regularly in the winter. They are often snowpacked and snow tires are recommended and sometimes required, especially over Teton and other mountain passes.

Major Airports

Idaho Falls - the only major airport in the region. The airport is served by several airlines.

Shuttle service from Salt Lake International Airport is available from:

Regional Airports

Bus Lines

  • Greyhound --1-800-356-9796
  • Holiday Motor Coach - (208) 745-0005
  • Teton Transportation-- (208) 552-0656
  • Salt Lake Express 356-9796
  • Teton Stage Lines -- (208) 529-8036