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Why You Should Take a Flight to Jackson Hole

If you want a mountain adventure look no further than the hip hillside resorts of Jackson Hole in Wyoming, which nestles in the vale of the Teton Mountains south of Yellowstone and north of the Great Plains.

Jackson Hole is a world-famous ski destination and in the summer the spectacular mountains attract nature lovers, fishermen, hikers and rock climbers.

The town of Jackson has an Old West feel with saloons and wooden boardwalks, and a thriving cultural scene. Events like the Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival and the Grand Teton Music Festival attract visitors from around the country.

When to Book Flights to Jackson Hole

Each season offers something different, but winter and summer are the big draw cards.

The snows arrive in late fall and the ski season runs from November to April. Jackson Hole is home to three ski resorts, which are among the best in the country. Demand and prices are at their highest from December through March.

The opening of the highway from Yellowstone in mid-May marks the start of the summer season and visitors descend on Jackson Hole to explore Grand Teton National Park.

The best time to find cheap flights to Jackson Hole is in spring and fall when the weather can be unpredictable, but it is less busy. In spring the snows recede, and plants and animals gradually reclaim the slopes. Fall’s foliage displays are spectacular and there is a relaxed vibe as the locals wind down after summer.

How to Find the Best Flight Deals to Jackson Hole

Although it is a popular destination there are many ways to find a cheap flight to Jackson Hole when you book with Orbitz.

There are more flights during the winter and summer high seasons but demand is high, so it still pays to plan ahead ahead.

Having some leeway in your schedule can help track down cheap flights. Use the ‘Show flexible dates’ option to look at fares to and from Jackson Hole on different days. The ‘Nearby airports’ option allows you to compare prices to and from different departure points.

You can filter your results on the left of the results screen and by using the ‘Show options’ menu. With a limited number of direct flights to Jackson Hole it may be cheaper to look at connecting flights. You can also compare different airlines and look at different types of ticket.

US Departures to Jackson Hole

Optimal flight times to Jackson Hole from US cities include:


Main Airports in Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole Airport (JAC) is the biggest in Wyoming but it handles less than a million passengers a year, and many flights are seasonal. The airport offers free Wi-Fi and there is an ATM and a coffee kiosk in the ticket hall. The airport restaurant, with its own library, is through security. It also boasts an impressive collection of local art.

There are four car rental companies at the airport, and others offer a free shuttle to their offices in Jackson. Shuttles into town are available from the airport but should be booked in advance, or you can grab a taxi.

Jackson Hole Airport is the only airport in a national park and has taken steps to reduce its impact on the environment. There are recycling stations and many of the maintenance vehicles are electric.

The nearest alternative airport is Idaho Falls Regional (IDA), a two-hour drive away.

Which Airlines Fly to Jackson Hole?

Airlines that fly to Jackson Hole include:

  • American Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • United Airlines

How to Get to and Around Jackson Hole?

The towns of Jackson Hole are small enough to explore on foot or bicycle. Uber and Lyft operate around Jackson Hole and are an alternative to taxis. A free shuttle bus runs through Jackson and there is a year-round bus service from Jackson to Teton Village.

The Jackson Hole Aerial Tram runs from Jackson Hole Mountain Resort to the top of Rendezvous Mountain. In the winter skiers use it to access the slopes and over the summer it operates for sightseers and hikers.

What Are the Must-Sees in Jackson Hole?

The scenery of Jackson Hole is spectacular, and what better way to experience the wonders of the Teton mountains than from the air? Paragliding has become a popular activity in Jackson Hole and there are tandem flights from the top of Rendezvous Mountain all year round.

The National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson should not be missed. It features stunning pictures, paintings and sculptures of animals from around the world. Some of the exhibits date back thousands of years.

Jackson Hole’s clear air, elevation and isolation makes it the perfect place to study the night sky and there are regular events run by Wyoming Stargazing.

Tips and Tricks for Traveling in Jackson Hole

If you visit during spring or fall, check if attractions are open – some close during the off-season.

Be prepared for a downpour in the summer or unexpected snowfalls in spring and fall. Wear sunscreen all year round as the sun is harsh at higher altitudes.

During the summer there are lots of free events in Jackson Hole, including music concerts and art fairs in Teton Village and Jackson.

Jackson When to Go

Snow lovers head to Jackson when the powder is deep and the slopes are open for business. Ski season typically runs from Thanksgiving into April; however, during high-precipitation years, the resort can remain open even longer. Hotel and lift-ticket prices are the most expensive during the height of ski season, which lasts from December through March. November and April are slightly lower in cost.

While chilly, spring is perfect for nature lovers, as the animals re-emerge after a long winter, and many have newborn babies in tow.

For those wishing to enjoy Mother Nature during her warmer months, most of the national parks begin welcoming guests for the summer season in May. However, the snow can linger on the mountains through the end of June—sometimes even later—so if you want guaranteed sun and nice weather, your best bet is to plan a trip for late July or August.

Fall months are quiet, as many of the outdoor companies shut down for the shoulder season. Visiting during this time can be a gamble: The snow might arrive early, but more than likely the landscape will be a tapestry of rich colors illuminated by the pleasant afternoons.

Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Jackson Hole?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor offers everything from in-depth information on travel advice reports to the latest quarantine rules. Be sure to check it out before securing your plane ticket to Jackson Hole.
If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
For all information about altering flights due to COVID-19, visit our Customer Service Portal. Also, it’s always a good idea to read your chosen carrier’s terms and conditions before you make a booking.
Which airlines apply social distancing or other strategies regarding COVID-19?
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in significant changes to the way we fly. These airlines are among those that have established social distancing protocols:
  • United Airlines - this airline is known for providing passenger masks and cleaning with disinfectant.
  • Delta - this airline is known for electrostatic cleaning and cleaning with disinfectant.
  • American Airlines - this airline is known for providing passenger masks and cleaning with disinfectant.
Which airlines fly to Jackson Hole?
Search for a flight that suits your budget and schedule among the airlines that service Jackson Hole Airport (JAC). The best way to save some cash on airfares is to book early. Take a look at these reputable domestic air carriers and score a great deal today:
  • United Airlines - 312 flights to Jackson Hole per month
  • Delta Air Lines - 255 flights to Jackson Hole per month
  • American Airlines - 247 flights to Jackson Hole per month
What is the best airport to fly to in Jackson Hole?
Jackson Hole Airport (JAC) is the one you want. Approximately 9 miles north of downtown Jackson Hole, it’s the main entrance point for this fun city. Save money on cabs by taking the taxi service to the center once you’ve flown in. Timetables and prices can be found online.
How much is a flight to Jackson Hole?
This past week, prices hovered between and for a return flight to Jackson Hole. One-way tickets originating from () dipped to during the same period.
How to book the cheapest flight to Jackson Hole?
Using Orbitz, you’ll find some of the most affordable flight deals around from a terrific range of airlines. But if you want to boost your chances of landing cheap flights to Jackson Hole, here are some tips to try out:
  • Consider departing from or arriving at other airports to increase your savings. Enter your preferred departure and arrival points in the form fields, then click on the ‘Nearby airports’ function below. It will list any available options.
  • If you’re flexible with your travel schedule, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ option. It’ll display the flight deals for the days around your selected departure. Airfares often vary depending on what day of the week it is.
  • You can also select the ‘Show options’ function to filter results for your preferred airline, seating class, nonstop flights and refundable flights. Under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left, you can even pick the time of day you’d like to fly.
  • Once you’ve worked out your travel dates, don’t delay booking. Airfares generally climb as the departure date nears.
  • Combine your hotels, flights and car rental into a package deal and enjoy discounts. Save your money for things you’re really excited about, like discovering every corner of Jackson Hole.
  • Flying during the busy season means steep airfares. Try to plan your vacation outside of popular dates, such as Christmas, New Year’s Eve and Easter.
How long is a flight to Jackson Hole?
Flight times vary depending on where you’re leaving from. But to give you a clearer idea of the average duration, take a peek at these well-known routes to Jackson Hole:
  • Denver, CO Airport (DEN-Denver Intl.) to Jackson Hole Airport (JAC) - 1 hour and 24 minutes
  • Salt Lake City, UT Airport (SLC-Salt Lake City Intl.) to Jackson Hole Airport (JAC) - 1 hour and 2 minutes
  • Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O’Hare Intl.) to Jackson Hole Airport (JAC) - 3 hours and 12 minutes
What is the best time to book a flight to Jackson Hole?
Reserve your tickets to Jackson Hole in January. This is the best month for low prices, followed by February and August. Catch cheap flights and enjoy your dream getaway with Orbitz.
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Jackson Hole?
In general, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays are the cheapest days of the week to book flights to Jackson Hole. If you’re looking for the most competitive airfares, search across those days and you just might score a terrific flight deal.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Jackson Hole?
If you’re looking for cheap flights to Jackson Hole, leave earlier in the week. Orbitz data from 2020 shows Monday is the cheapest day to fly out, followed by Tuesday. Saturday has the most expensive fares, so avoid flying on this day and do your bank account a favor.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Jackson Hole?
If you have some wiggle room with your travel plans, consider departing during August. Orbitz data shows that this is generally the best month to take a trip if you’re looking for cheap flights to Jackson Hole. As you would imagine, fares increase in June and flights book out quickly.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
Flexibility is more important than ever, that’s why Orbitz lets you search for fares that won’t hit you with a fee for making amendments. Enter your departure and arrival points, then choose “Filter by flexible change policies.” We’ll show you all the options that include free cancellation and no change fees.
What do I need for the flight to Jackson Hole?
There’s nothing like flying to a new destination, but it’s smart to be prepared. This list of top tips will help get your journey started on the right foot:
  • Before you board the plane, you’ll need to show some type of government-issued ID, such as a passport. You’ll also need your boarding pass. If you’re traveling with children, check with your airline about which documents they require — if any.
  • Take some activities to keep you occupied on your trip to Jackson Hole. Magazines and electronic gadgets like tablets and e-readers are good ideas. Be sure to take a bottle of water as well. Even on short flights, it’s important to keep hydrated.
  • No matter the weather outside (or how long the flight), plane cabins can get cold. Bring a light jacket on board to keep yourself warm and toasty.
How many direct flights are there to Jackson Hole?
There are 928 flights that travel straight to Jackson Hole each month, so you won’t have to bother about tiresome stopovers. Lock in a fare with United Airlines or Delta Air Lines and then kick back, relax and enjoy the flight. American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air and Frontier Airlines also operate nonstop flights to Jackson Hole.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Jackson Hole?
Savvy travelers have a knack for finding first or business-class fares to Jackson Hole that don’t cost an arm and a leg. Be like them with these useful hints:
  • Flexibility is essential. By being open to various travel dates, you’ll have a better chance of spotting a sale on first or business-class airfares.
  • Low-cost airlines offer first or business-class seating at a fraction of the normal price. Give the full-service carriers a miss and book with one of these cheaper options.
  • Bid for an upgrade in online auctions (if available) or upgrade your ticket through your frequent flyer program.
How to get into Jackson from the airport?
Book a Jackson Hole Airport (JAC) car rental and travel from Jackson Hole Airport (JAC) to the center of the city quickly and comfortably. Enterprise, Hertz and Budget are located within the JAC terminal, so you can collect your ride shortly after you land. You can also travel the 9 miles into Jackson via public transportation. Take the taxi service and the only thing you’ll need to focus on is hopping off at the right stop. Or, why not do both? Use public transportation to get you downtown, then rent a car from our Jackson car rentals.
What is the best time to go to Jackson Hole?
If you’d like to experience the unique vibe of Jackson Hole in the tourist season, are the top months to visit. June 20 marks the first day of summertime in the Northern Hemisphere and is a perfect time to go if you love the outdoors. During this time of the year, average daily temperatures range from 41Fº (5Cº) to 69Fº (21Cº).

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