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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 36 min

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

$161 - $331

Cheapest option

Bus via Albuquerque, Nm  •  21 h 3 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 1 min

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

$102 - $202

Bus, train  •  24 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Denver, Co 9276 / ...
  2. Take the train from Denver Union Station Amtrak to Salt Lake City Amtrak California Zephyr

$128 - $346

Train, bus  •  26 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Raton Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Raton to Colorado Springs, Co
  3. Take the bus from Colorado Springs, Co to Denver, Co
  4. Take the train from Denver Union Station Amtrak to Salt Lake City Amtrak

$160 - $427

Drive  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City 604.5 miles

$55 - $90

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, CO and Denver, Co in around 20 h 1 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Denver Union Station Amtrak to Salt Lake City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$350 - $480
Train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Raton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Bus operators
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Albuquerque, NM to Denver, CO
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Denver, Co to Salt Lake City, Ut
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Bus from Raton to Colorado Springs, Co
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Colorado Springs, Co to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City?

The distance between Albuquerque and Salt Lake City is 780 km. The road distance is 967 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City?

The quickest way to get from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City is to fly which takes 3 h 36 min and costs $160 - $340.

Is there a direct bus between Albuquerque and Salt Lake City?

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 1 min.

How long does it take to get from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City?

It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City, including transfers.