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.

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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 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 2 min

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

$102 - $203

Bus, train  •  24 h 35 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 7 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

Questions & Answers

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

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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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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 2 min.

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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 2 min and costs $100 - $210.

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

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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 2 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
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 50 min
Frequency
Once 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
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Greyhound USA
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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
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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