How to Reach Boise - The Easiest Way to Reach Boise


  • By air: The Boise airport’s 3201 Airport Way is serviced by several leading airlines including the likes of Alaska, Allegiant, Delta, Southwest, United, and US Airways. Bigger cities like Chicago, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Phoenix and many more are well connected to Boise.
  • By car: The Interstate 84, Interstate 184, and US Hwy 20 can be taken to reach Boise.
  • By bus: Greyhound and Northwestern Trailways go via Boise, to further destinations like Portland, Stanfield, or Salt Lake City and McCall, Grangeville, Cottonwood, Lewiston, Moscow, Pullman, Colfax and Spokane along the US Hwy 95 and ID-8/WA-270 respectively. 


  • By car: In Boise, getting around is the most efficient way is by car; especially if you plan get around outside of the city centre. Car rentals from companies like Hertz, Avis, Thrifty, Dollar, and Budget from the airport are available too.
  • By bus: There are downtown buses. Bus service like the Valleyride bus service in Ada and Canyon counties are connecting services for Boise.
  • On foot: There is a paved path, the Boise Green Belt stretching at nearly 15 miles from Lucky Peak Dam to the east of Boise, all the way through town.
  • By bicycle: The Boise Green Belt is a good stretch to cycle at.

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Modes of Transportation in Boise

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Boise. The most preferred mode of transport in Boise is Car.

Average distance: 15.56 km Average time: 21.95 min

  • Car 80%
    Driving 22 min Walking 0.25 min Overall average time for 17.25 kms 22.25 min
  • Bike 5%
    Bike 51 min Walking 5 min Overall average time for 17.7 kms 56 min
  • Walking 5%
    Walking 5 min Overall average time for 0.32 kms 5 min

How to Reach Boise from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Eagle to Boise 15.94 km 15 mins
Meridian to Boise 20.48 km 20 mins
Kuna to Boise 23.68 km 23 mins
Nampa to Boise 38.96 km 38 mins
Indian valley to Boise 52.28 km 52 mins
Caldwell to Boise 52.58 km 52 mins
Fruitland to Boise 80.37 km 1 hour 20 mins
Ontario to Boise 86.22 km 1 hour 26 mins
Weiser to Boise 89.58 km 1 hour 29 mins
Elko to Boise 144.48 km 2 hours 24 mins
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