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

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Fly  •  3h 15m

  1. Fly from Aspen (ASE) to Salt Lake City (SLC) ASE - SLC

$335 - $607

Cheapest option

Drive, Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow, train  •  20h 22m

  1. Drive from Aspen to Fairplay, CO
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow from Fairplay, CO to Denver, CO - Union Station
  3. Take the train from Denver Union Station to Salt Lake City Amtrak Station

$88 - $144

4 alternative options

Bus  •  17h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Brush Creek & HWY 82 Intercept Lot to Denver International Airport
  2. Take the bus from Denver Airport (DEN) to Harmony Transfer Center
  3. Take the bus from Ft Collins to Salt Lake City, Ut

$183 - $244

Bus, train via Granby  •  21h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Aspen to Denver International Airport
  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

$246 - $300

Bus, train  •  22h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Paepcke Park DV to Glenwood Park & Ride DV Brt / ...
  2. Take the bus from West Glenwood Park & Ride to Denver Union Station
  3. Take the train from Denver Union Station to Salt Lake City Amtrak Station

$96 - $134

Drive  •  6h 56m

  1. Drive from Aspen to Salt Lake City 412.7 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Aspen to Salt Lake City is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 6h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Aspen to Salt Lake City is to fly which costs $330 - $650 and takes 3h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aspen to Salt Lake City. However, there are services departing from Paepcke Park DV and arriving at Salt Lake City, Ut via Brush Creek & HWY 82 Intercept Lot, Denver Airport (DEN) and Ft Collins. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 31m.

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The distance between Aspen and Salt Lake City is 291 miles. The road distance is 412.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Aspen to Salt Lake City without a car is to bus which takes 17h 31m and costs $180 - $250.

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It takes approximately 3h 15m to get from Aspen to Salt Lake City, including transfers.

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Aspen to Salt Lake City bus services, operated by Epic Mountain Express, depart from Brush Creek & HWY 82 Intercept Lot station.

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The best way to get from Aspen to Salt Lake City is to fly which takes 3h 15m and costs $330 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $180 - $250 and takes 17h 31m.

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The quickest flight from Aspen Airport to Salt Lake City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 23m.

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

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  • Distance: 291 miles
  • Duration: 3h 15m

What companies run services between Aspen, CO, USA and Salt Lake City, UT, USA?

Delta and United Airlines fly from Aspen to Salt Lake City twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aspen to Salt Lake City via Brush Creek Park and Ride UV, Brush Creek & HWY 82 Intercept Lot, Denver International Airport, Denver Airport (DEN), Harmony Transfer Center, and Ft Collins in around 17h 31m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Aspen to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Aspen to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $800
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 Denver Union Station to Salt Lake City Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Premium
$260 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Business Seat
$130 - $190
Train from Granby Amtrak Station to Salt Lake City Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
12h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Seat
$110 - $170
Bus operators
Epic Mountain Express
Phone
+1 970-754-7433
Website
epicmountainexpress.com
Bus from Brush Creek & HWY 82 Intercept Lot to Denver International Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $130
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Epic Mountain Express
Bus from Aspen to Denver International Airport
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $130
More information at
Epic Mountain Express
Groome Transportation
Phone
+1 (970) 226-5533
Email
fortcollins@groometrans.com
Website
groometransportation.com
Bus from Denver Airport (DEN) to Harmony Transfer Center
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
groometransportation.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Ft Collins to Salt Lake City, Ut
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $75
Flexible
$80 - $120
Amtrak Thruway

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
Bus from Fairplay, CO to Denver, CO - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Fairplay, CO to Denver, CO - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from West Glenwood Park & Ride to Denver Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Website
ridebustang.com
Home James Transportation
Website
homejamestransportation.com
Bus from Denver International Airport to Granby, CO
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$86
Schedules at
homejamestransportation.com
Book at
homejamestransportation.hudsonltd.net
RFTA
Phone
+1 970-925-8484
Website
rfta.com
Bus from Paepcke Park DV to Glenwood Park & Ride DV
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
rfta.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Aspen to Salt Lake City is 413 miles. It takes approximately 6h 56m to drive from Aspen to Salt Lake City.

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Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Aspen Airport to Salt Lake City Airport.

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There are 263+ hotels available in Salt Lake City. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Aspen to Aspen Airport is to bus which takes 8 min and costs $2 - $4.

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