How to get to Jackson Hole this Spring

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The Jackson Hole, Wyoming Airport will undergo a temporary closure April 11th through June 27th, 2022. Reopening from flights on June 28th, 2022. The airport will be closed to both airline and general aviation operations, which means visitors to Jackson Hole by air will need to find alternative transportation during this period. For your convenience, the Jackson Hole Chamber has compiled a detailed resource on alternative routes to Jackson Hole so you can get the most out of your experience. This guide includes both ground and air alternative transportation routes.

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
Mileage to Jackson: 90 Mi

The Idaho Falls Regional Airport is located roughly 2 hours from Jackson. The airport showcases year-round flights from Allegiant, Delta, United, Alaska, and American Airlines. Rental car agencies include Alamo, Enterprise, Avis, Hertz, Budget, and National. Shuttles to some Jackson hotels can be arranged through Salt Lake Express, Teton Stage Lines, and St. George Shuttle Services. Approximate quote for a taxi is $300. Amenities also include a full-service restaurant and WiFI. There are currently 16 flights leaving IDA a day, visit their website for time and destination details.

Getting to Jackson by Ground from Idaho Falls is a breathtaking route. Take Highway 26/31 to Victor, ID, and then Highway 22 to Jackson. Here you’ll drive through the beautiful Swan Valley, hitting two passes thick with forests and river bottoms. After Victor, you will head up hwy 22 or Teton Pass with dramatic imagery and sprawling views of Teton Valley. You’ll also pass the iconic “Last of the Old West” sign at the top, perfect for your first photo-op.

Salt Lake City, Utah
Mileage to Jackson: 278 Mi

The Salt Lake City (SLC) Airport is located roughly 4.5 hours from Jackson. 370 flights depart from the airport daily to 99 nonstop destinations. Multiple ground transportation and car rentals out of the SLC airport. Approximate quote for a taxi is $925.

Getting to Jackson by Ground from Salt Lake City explore small towns and long stretches of wilderness. This route is great for visitors traveling from Salt Lake City into southwest Wyoming and north towards Yellowstone National Park.

Bozeman, Montana
Mileage to Jackson: 217 Mi

The Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport is located just over 4 hours from Jackson. The airport provides 30 non-stop flights in the US and connections world-wide. The airport is a short scenic drive to Yellowstone National Park and several other attractions. There is opportunities for on ground transportation. Approximate quote for a taxi is $710.

The quickest route to drive from Bozeman to Jackson is driving South through Ennis, Ashton to Driggs and Victor (ID) then over Teton Pass to Jackson Hole. The other choice of routes goes via Gallatin Canyon via Big Sky (a narrow and beautiful 2 lane windy and busy highway), West Yellowstone, Island Park then Ashton to Jackson Hole. You can alternatively choose the Scenic route through Yellowstone National Park but the route is substantially longer but includes the scenic wonders of YNP. The West Entrance usually opens early May and the South Entrance the third weekend in May.


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