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There are 8 ways to get from Portland to Idaho Falls by plane, shuttle, bus, train, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Idaho Falls  •  6h 7m

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Idaho Falls (IDA) PDX - IDA

$286 - $1,428

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Bus, shuttle  •  22h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Salt Lake City, Ut 1318 / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Salt Lake City, UT to Idaho Falls Rs10a / ...

$115 - $247

6 alternative options

Fly to Pocatello, shuttle  •  7h 17m

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Pocatello (PIH) PDX - PIH
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Pocatello to Idaho Falls

$322 - $1,478

Fly to Jackson, shuttle  •  8h 44m

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Jackson (JAC) PDX - JAC
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Jackson Airport, WY to Idaho Falls, ID

$382 - $992

Fly to Salt Lake City, shuttle  •  7h 49m

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Salt Lake City (SLC) PDX - SLC
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Salt Lake City Airport, UT to Idaho Falls

$148 - $308

Bus  •  18h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Spokane, Wa
  2. Take the bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
  3. Take the bus from Missoula, MT to Butte, MT 948
  4. Take the bus from Butte, MT to Idaho Falls, ID

$133 - $251

Train, bus, night bus  •  19h 38m

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Spokane Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
  3. Take the night bus from Missoula, MT to Butte, MT 942
  4. Take the bus from Butte, MT to Idaho Falls, ID

$157 - $321

Drive  •  11h 33m

  1. Drive from Portland to Idaho Falls 710.9 miles

$65 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Idaho Falls is to drive which costs $65 - $110 and takes 11h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Idaho Falls is to fly which costs $280 - $1,500 and takes 6h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Idaho Falls. However, there are services departing from Portland, Or and arriving at Idaho Falls, ID via Spokane, Wa, Missoula, MT and Butte, MT. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 55m.

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The distance between Portland and Idaho Falls is 546 miles. The road distance is 710.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Idaho Falls without a car is to bus which takes 18h 55m and costs $130 - $260.

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It takes approximately 6h 7m to get from Portland to Idaho Falls, including transfers.

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Portland to Idaho Falls bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Portland, Or station.

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The best way to get from Portland to Idaho Falls is to fly which takes 6h 7m and costs $280 - $1,500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $260 and takes 18h 55m.

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There is no direct flight from Portland Airport to Idaho Falls Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 51m and has one stopover.

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Portland to Idaho Falls bus services, operated by Salt Lake Express, arrive at Idaho Falls, ID station.

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Map of how to get from Portland to Idaho Falls.
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  • Distance: 546.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 7m

What companies run services between Portland, OR, USA and Idaho Falls, ID, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and five other airlines fly from Portland to Idaho Falls hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portland to Idaho Falls via Spokane, Wa, Missoula, Mt, Missoula, MT, and Butte, MT in around 18h 55m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Idaho Falls via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Portland to Idaho Falls via Seattle, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Portland to Pocatello via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Portland to Pocatello via Seattle, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Portland to Pocatello via Los Angeles, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Portland to Jackson via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $950
Flights from Portland to Jackson via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $950
Flights from Portland to Jackson via Seattle, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $950
Flights from Portland to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Flights from Portland to Salt Lake City via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Idaho Falls via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Portland to Jackson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Flights from Portland to Jackson via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Flights from Portland to Salt Lake City via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $360
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Portland to Jackson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Portland to Salt Lake City via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $390
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Union Station to Spokane Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
Bus operators
Salt Lake Express
Phone
+1 208-656-8824
Email
info@saltlakeexpress.com
Website
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Pocatello to Idaho Falls
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Jackson Airport, WY to Idaho Falls, ID
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Salt Lake City Airport, UT to Idaho Falls
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Bus from Butte, MT to Idaho Falls, ID
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Salt Lake City, UT to Idaho Falls
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland, Or to Spokane, Wa
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Portland, Or to Salt Lake City, Ut
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Missoula, MT to Butte, MT
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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More Questions & Answers

Idaho Falls is 1h ahead of Portland. It is currently 3:11 PM in Portland and 4:11 PM in Idaho Falls.

Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Idaho Falls is 711 miles. It takes approximately 11h 33m to drive from Portland to Idaho Falls.

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United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Portland Airport to Idaho Falls Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Idaho Falls. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Portland to Portland Airport is to tram which takes 35m and costs $3.

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