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There are 6 ways to get from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Salt Lake City (SLC) ABQ - SLC

$164 - $334

Cheapest option

Bus via Albuquerque, Nm  •  21 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Denver, Co 9276 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Salt Lake City, Ut 1347 / ...

$102 - $253

4 alternative options

Bus  •  20 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque, NM to Denver El Paso
  2. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Salt Lake City, Ut 1347 / ...

$102 - $203

Bus, train  •  26 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Denver, Co
  2. Take the bus from Denver International Airport to Granby, CO
  3. Take the train from Granby Amtrak Station to Salt Lake City Amtrak Station

$212 - $416

Train  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Galesburg Amtrak Station Southwest Chief
  2. Take the train from Galesburg Amtrak Station to Salt Lake City Amtrak Station California Zephyr

$334 - $994

Drive  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City 604.5 miles

$55 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City is to drive which costs $55 - $90 and takes 11 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City is to fly which costs $160 - $340 and takes 3 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City. However, there are services departing from Albuquerque, NM and arriving at Salt Lake City, Ut via Denver, Co. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City station. However, there are services departing from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center and arriving at Salt Lake City Amtrak Station via Galesburg Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 7 h.

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The distance between Albuquerque and Salt Lake City is 488 miles. The road distance is 604.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 38 min and costs $100 - $210.

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It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City, including transfers.

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Albuquerque to Salt Lake City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Albuquerque, Nm station.

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Albuquerque to Salt Lake City train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center station.

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City is to fly which takes 3 h 32 min and costs $160 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $210 and takes 20 h 38 min, you could also train, which costs $330 - $1,000 and takes 2 days 7 h.

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Map of how to get from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City.
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  • Distance: 487.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

What companies run services between Albuquerque, NM, USA and Salt Lake City, UT, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City via Denver and Denver, Co in around 20 h 38 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
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 Granby Amtrak Station to Salt Lake City Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
12 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Galesburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $390
Business Coach Seat
$320 - $450
Room
$600 - $850
Train from Galesburg Amtrak Station to Salt Lake City Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
31 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$320 - $470
Business Coach Seat
$380 - $550
Room
$700 - $1,000
Bus operators
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Albuquerque, NM to Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eplalimo.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 Denver, Co to Salt Lake City, Ut
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Home James Transportation
Website
homejamestransportation.com
Bus from Denver International Airport to Granby, CO
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$79
Schedules at
homejamestransportation.com
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homejamestransportation.hudsonltd.net

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The quickest flight from Albuquerque Airport to Salt Lake City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 46 min.

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Albuquerque to Salt Lake City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Salt Lake City, Ut station.

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Albuquerque to Salt Lake City train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Salt Lake City Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albuquerque to Salt Lake City is 605 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 45 min to drive from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City.

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American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Albuquerque Airport to Salt Lake City Airport.

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There are 239+ hotels available in Salt Lake City. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Albuquerque Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 12 min and costs $1.

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