Travelling to Idaho Falls
There are four ways to get from Salt Lake City Airport to Idaho Falls: Fly, rent a car, take a shuttle, or carpool. Some details are below:
Delta operates non-stop flights from SLC to Idaho Falls. They usually add $200-$250 return trip to the airfare. The non-stop flights are in the air for ~ 1 hour.
Rental car from SLC
Travel time: It takes ~ 3 hours to drive from SLC airport to the Idaho Falls Garden Inn
Salt Lake Express (saltlakeexpress.com) leaves from SLC Airport about every 2 hours, starting at 8:00 am; the last shuttle leaves at ~ 10:30 pm. Returning from Idaho Falls, the shuttle leaves every 2-3 hours, starting at 2:40 AM, and the last shuttle leaves Idaho Falls at 5:10 PM.
Cost: You book on-line. From SLC Airport to Idaho Falls, the cost is ~ $54 pp one-way. Be sure to book your shuttle seat as soon as possible, so that the shuttle company can operate a bus or van that will accommodate all bookings (saltlakeexpress.com, click on “Plan a Trip”). From Idaho Falls to SLC Airport, the cost is $37 - $56 per person, one-way, depending on the time of day.
Travel time: The SLE Shuttle goes directly up Interstate 15, with 3 stops between SLC and Idaho Falls. Total travel time is ~ 4 hours. There are two stops in Idaho Falls: the airport (2.5 miles from the hotel) and Shaka’s Sinclair gas station (where SLE Shuttle has their office, 0.9 miles from the hotel).
A number of Dairy Sheep Symposium attendees will be renting cars to drive from SLC to the hotel in Idaho Falls. DSANA will set up an interactive post on its Facebook Discussion Group page, so that those wishing to share their rented car can make arrangements with those wishing to carpool. We’ll send out a link to the FB page (DSANA's Dairy Sheep Discussion Group) when the first car-renters contact us.