Getting Here & Around

Part of the adventure of Sun Valley is getting around. You won’t need your car, because it’s just a short stroll to just about anything you could want to see, do or eat. Or you could hop on the Mountain Rides complimentary bus service for transportation throughout the Wood River Valley, including round trips from the Village to both Dollar and Bald mountains and to the towns of Ketchum and Elkhorn Springs.

    Daily Non-stop Flights to Sun Valley from San Francisco, Seattle, Los Angeles and Salt Lake City


    Sun Valley is served by Hailey's Friedman Memorial Airport (SUN). It's located 14 miles from the resort and is easily accessible from the gateway cities of San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA), Los Angeles (LAX), Salt Lake City (SLC) and Denver (DEN - summer 2014). These cities are served by most major airlines and are met by Sun Valley’s connecting carriers: Alaska Airlines, Delta Connection (Operated by SkyWest) andUnited Express (Operated by SkyWest).

    Sun Valley Resort offers a complimentary guest resort shuttle for transportation from/to Friedman Memorial Airport and the Sun Valley Resort. For more information contact Bell Service (208) 622-2214.

     

    Your boarding pass has its summer benefits

    Everyone flying to Sun Valley Resort on Alaska Air from Seattle or Los Angeles can exchange their boarding pass for a free round on the 18-hole Sawtooth Putting Course, a free bucket of range balls on the Sun Valley driving range, and a 50% off a scenic gondola ride* on Bald Mountain.

    *Offer good for 48 hours after arrival only.  Service starts June 25.

     

     

    Alaska Airlines

    Daily nonstop service to Sun Valley from Seattle or Los Angeles.
    To book online, visit www.alaskaair.com.

     

     

    Delta Airlines

    Daily Nonstop Route - Salt Lake to Sun Valley

    CRJ 700 jet service runs daily.

    Book a flight on Delta.com

     

     

    United Airlines

    New Nonstop Route - San Francisco to Sun Valley

    The flight schedule during winter season is:

    SFO 10:40 am --> SUN 1:22 pm
    SUN 1:57pm --> SFO 2:54 pm

    Book a flight on United.com

     

     

    MORE TO EXPLORE

    For additional vacation ideas throughout Sun Valley and central Idaho, contact Idaho Tourism at info@tourism.idaho.gov, order a free copy of Idaho State Travel Guide or download electronic version of the publication now.

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    Daily shuttle service between Boise Airport (BOI) and the Sun Valley Lodge via Sun Valley Express.

    Advance tickets may be purchased by calling Sun Valley Express (877) 622-8267 or going online to www.sunvalleyexpress.com. Tickets also may be purchased on the bus at time of departure on a space available basis.

     

    Driving to Sun Valley

    Driving to Sun Valley Resort offers an enjoyable ride through high desert and picturesque farmland with very little traffic.

     

    From Boise Airport:

    Head east on I-84 41 miles to the second exit for Mountain Home. Turn left on Hwy. 20 (a good spot for rest or refreshments). Continue on Hwy. 20 for 84 miles to the Hwy. 75 junction. Turn left on Hwy. 75 and continue for 25 miles to Main Street in Ketchum. Turn right (east) on Sun Valley Road. The Resort is one mile ahead.
    Total: 151 miles (2hrs 50mins)

    From Boise in inclement weather:

    Take I-84 east 87 miles to the Bliss Exit. Take Hwy. 26 toward Gooding and Shoshone, about 27 miles. Turn left on Hwy. 75 at Shoshone. Continue 54 miles to Ketchum. Turn right (east) on Sun Valley Road. The Resort is one mile ahead.
    Total: 169 miles (3hrs 10mins)

    From Twin Falls Airport:

    Take Airport Road east. Road turns into Washington, then Shoshone Street. Continue through downtown Twin Falls to the Five-point Intersection. Turn left on Hwy. 93 (Blue Lakes Blvd.).
    Continue to the Perrine Bridge which crosses the Snake River Canyon. Continue on Hwy. 93 which will turn into Hwy. 75 at Shoshone. Continue 54 miles to Ketchum. Turn right (east) on Sun Valley Road. The Resort is one mile ahead.
    Total: 85 miles (2hrs)

    Electric Vehicle Charging

    Sun Valley Resort currently hosts 3, level-2 electric vehicle charging stations. We have 2 Tesla Wall Connectors that deliver up to 64 amps of power. We also have a universal J-1772 station that can charge all electric vehicles and delivers up to 32 amps of power. All of our stations are available to our guests and patrons, just check in with the front desk.

    Rental Car

    Rental cars are now available at the resort from Enterprise Rent-A-Car for roundtrip and one way rentals, as well as drops-offs from other locations. Reserve online with Enterprise Rent-A-Car or call  (800) 261-7331. You may alo inquire with the Sun Valley Concierge (208) 622-2097.

    Getting Around

    Getting to the Lifts and Around Town

    Sun Valley is a complete walking village, where automobiles are unnecessary. Condominium units are located within easy walking distance of the Sun Valley Village, but complimentary bus service is also available. The Mountain Rides Transportation Authority system provides free transportation in Ketchum and Sun Valley, including continuous round trips from the Village to both Dollar and Bald Mountains and to the town of Ketchum and Elkhorn Springs.

    For more information visit www.mountainrides.org

     

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    Music in the Village


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    One of the best parts of winter in Sun Valley is après skiing on the sun deck while enjoying some great live music. For three weeks this summer, a much warmer version of that fun scene will be returning to the Sun Valley Village. During the last three Saturday afternoons in July (from to 2 – 5pm), the Music in the Village series will offer up some of the winter’s most popular bands performing for free at the Boiler Room deck. “We wanted to continue that great energy from the après ski scene into the summer,” said Samuel Mollner, the production supervisor for...