Getting Around Sun Valley and Ketchum: Transportation Options

Main Street Construction – Ketchum is open for business!

This April through the end of October 2024, Main Street in downtown Ketchum will be undergoing some long overdue maintenance. The primary goals are to rebuild the old roadway and enhance pedestrian and cyclist amenities, safety, and aesthetic appeal of Main Street, while ensuring efficient project completion. Throughout, the city will make its best effort to minimize inconveniences to businesses, residents and visitors.

Ketchum businesses and access to Main Street will remain open throughout the project.

Complete construction dates, phases, and details will be announced in April 2024. Visit for the most up to date information or to sign up to receive updates by email.

Bus Service

When you visit Sun Valley, transportation around the area is a breeze. No need to rent a car; just hop on one of the FREE and easy Mountain Rides buses that will get you where you need to go around Ketchum and Sun Valley. With four "Around Town" routes in the Summer and six in the Winter, it's easy to get to your many destinations including Dollar and Bald Mountain, Ketchum Town Square, Sun Valley Resort, and dozens of other stops. Bus schedules differ by route, with many coming as often as every 15 minutes. And skis, snowboards, and bicycles are no sweat! All of the buses are equipped with ski and bike racks to handle your recreational equipment. Get the Mountain Rides App here. Travelers can pick up a schedule at the Visitor Center located at 491 Sun Valley Road in Ketchum, ID.

Mountain Rides


  • Red Route – Elkhorn to River Run and Ketchum
  • Gold Route – Dollar Mountain, Sun Valley to River Run
  • Silver Route – Sun Valley to River Run
  • Bronze Route – Sun Valley to Warm Springs and River Run

Galena Route

  • There will not be service via Mountain Rides to Galena this winter. 

Airport Service

  • Current service to the airport is available Monday to Friday hourly between 8am – 4pm via the Valley route with a transfer to Hailey route and on weekends the 11am Valley bus south from Sun Valley/Ketchum will drop off at the airport at 11:35am on request.
  • On Saturdays and Sundays you can request any of the Valley routes to deviate to the airport. You will be dropped at the St. Luke's clinic. Just ask your driver. 

Non-Emergency Twin Falls Route

  • The non-emergency route to Twin Falls is available with a 72 hour notice. 
  • Information for requesting this route can be found here

Electric Buseses

  • There are currently ten electric buses in service on all routes!
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Taxis & Uber

There is a variety of taxi companies operating out of the Wood River Valley.

  • Reservations ahead of time are highly recommended as service times vary. 

  • We also suggest asking the taxi company what their rates are ahead of time as these fluctuate widely.

  • Uber is also another option in the Valley. Late night driver availability can vary.

Click HERE for all the Taxi Companies' information

Rental Cars


(208) 788-2382
located at the Friedman Memorial Airport Terminal at 1616 Airport Way in Hailey, ID


(208) 788-4548
located at the Friedman Memorial Airport Terminal at 1616 Airport Way in Hailey, ID


(208) 578-1156
located down the road from the airport at 1220 Airport Way. Call for pickups and reservations.