Transfers to and from Boise Airport

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Boise Airport Transfers

Boise Airport provides several modes of efficient transportation for its customers.

Services to and from the airport, including rental cars, taxis, shuttles, and buses are available at the Ground Transportation Center in front of the terminal. Rideshares are also available at the designated areas of the facility.

Airport Ground Transportation Designated Waiting Areas:

  • Taxis: Black curb
  • Courtesy Shuttles: Green curb
  • Paid Shuttles: Blue curb
  • Buses: Purple curb
  • Rideshares: Upper curb, east end

Planning your transfer options before hitting the road will give you peace of mind in Idaho.

Before leaving your home, know what items are allowed in your carry-on bag, what you can pack in your checked baggage, and what items are prohibited.

For the convenience and direction of the riding public, passengers may approach the Airport Information Desk for transport assistance anytime.

Finally, travelers should only transact at the airport counters and other legitimate establishments for their safety.

Rental Car Services at Boise Airport

The car rental agencies at Boise Airport are on the first floor of the terminal building. Rental cars are picked up from the lot outside the west end of the Baggage Claim area.

The rental facility is not open 24/7. Car rental agency hours vary based on flight schedules. Please inquire at your service provider for specific service hours and return procedures. See details for and compare all car rental companies at Boise Airport.

When ready to return your vehicle to the car rental center, remove all personal items before turning over the rented vehicle to the designated facility.

Allow plenty of time for your drive when returning the vehicle. If you’re not sure where to go, give the rental company a call.

For item(s) lost and found inside the vehicle, please contact the rental car company directly.

For item(s) left on a rental car center shuttle bus, the Airport Lost and Found at +1 208-383-3110 or by email:

Ride Shares at Boise Airport

Rideshares at Boise Airport have different pickup and drop-off areas.

For passenger pick-ups: Upper Curb, East End

Passengers who have requested rides should follow rideshare wayfinding signage to the second-floor rotunda exit door and follow the curb to the right to meet their driver.

For passenger drop-offs: Upper Curb

Passengers arriving at the airport via a rideshare service will be dropped off at their specified airline location on the upper curb.

Passengers can reserve rideshare by downloading the company’s app on their smartphone and coordinating directly with their driver. They can also request a ride a few days before their flight to avoid the inconvenience.

Ridesharing apps should let users verify the identity of drivers by checking out their faces, license plates, and colors.

Taxis at Boise Airport

Upon exit from the Baggage Claim area, proceed to the Ground Transportation Center toward the taxi stand in front of your terminal building.

The area is color-coded. Taxis are on the black curb. One-way fare to Downtown is about $20.00.

If you need to travel outside the city area, please consult your driver for rates. It is customary to give the driver a tip (15-20% of the fare) for good service.

Keep a record of the cab company, vehicle number, and the driver's name when traveling to and from the airport, just in case you leave something behind. More about taxis to and from Boise Airport.

Trains at Boise Airport

Although there are no train stations at the airport, the Amtrak train station is available near downtown Boise.

The most convenient way to get to the train station in Flying J Travel Plaza at 3353 South Federal Way, is to taxi for approximately $20.00.

Buses at Boise Airport

The Regional Public Transportation Authority for Ada and Canyon counties provides service to Boise Airport. Look for them near the 1st Floor Rotunda elevator.

Direct route buses to Downtown Boise include:

  • Bus Route 3: Vista;
  • Bus Route 4: Roosevelt; and
  • Bus Route 5: Emerald.

If your final destination is downtown Boise, take Route 4 (Roosevelt). It gets you to the city in the shortest travel time.

A one-way (Single Ride) costs $1.50, while an all-day pass costs $2.50. Discounts apply to qualified passengers. More about buses to and from Boise Airport.

Hotel Shuttle Services at Boise Airport

Many hotels in downtown Boise provide shuttle services. Passengers may confirm with their local hotel if this is available at their accommodation. Shuttles pick up and drop passengers at the Green curb of the Ground Transportation Center.

Parking at Boise Airport

The airport provides safe and comfortable parking spaces for a fee. Reserved parking is also offered at the facility. These parking facilities are open 24/7. Cash and credit card payments are accepted. More about short and long term car parking at Boise Airport.