Salmon, Idaho is one of the most beautiful places in America, and getting here is part of the adventure. Currently, there is no bus or train service. If speed and convenience are important to you, flying in is a great option, but you can also drive in from a few different directions.
Gem Air Website
31 Hamner Drive
Salmon, ID 83467
Gem Air offers multiple daily flights between June 1 and mid-September. Common routes connect Boise, Salmon, Stanley, and McCall, but we can fly elsewhere on demand – just give us a call! flight request form.
300 Deinhard lane
McCall, ID 83638
You can drive into Salmon from three different directions.
Drive in from Montana and the continental divide, heading south toward Salmon on U.S. Hwy 93.
You can drive in from Boise via Challis heading north toward Salmon on U.S. Hwy 93.
And finally, you can drive from southeastern Idaho by heading north toward Salmon on Hwy 28.
Transportation Around Salmon
If you fly here, or get dropped off by a river shuttle and need a way to get around before you fly out the next morning, here are some options for getting around. (note: there are no taxis, sorry!)
The Stagecoach Inn offers an airport shuttle for it’s guests to and from Salmon’s airport. Staying at a different location? You may be able to schedule a ride with either Lemhi Ride or TRPTA, two local transportation services. See more info on their tabs below.
If you just want to check out downtown, your best option may be to walk. The downtown district, starting at the Bridge across the Salmon River, is less than a mile long. Looking to get out to recreational areas? You may need to investigate some other options.
Salmon’s bike shop, The Hub, rents out bikes to visitors. Currently, the main purpose of their bike rental service is for mountain bikers, but mountain biking is part of your plan anyway, the bike you rent can also be a main source of transportation around town.
Car Rentals by Salmon River Motors.
Call (208) 756-2236 for more information
Same-day request door-to-door services (no scheduled route) extending 5 miles out from the center of town.
Available Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 12:00pm-4:00pm.
803 Monroe Street
Salmon, Idaho 83467