There are 4 ways to get from Boston to Salt Lake City by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Salt Lake City (SLC) BOS - SLC

$135 - $453

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Salt Lake City Amtrak California Zephyr

$336 - $989

Bus  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to Newark Penn Station
  2. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Salt Lake City, Ut

$243 - $607

Drive  •  37 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Salt Lake City 2386.8 miles

$230 - $340

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Salt Lake City. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA and arriving at Salt Lake City, Ut via Newark, Nj and Denver, Co. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 13 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Salt Lake City. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station and arriving at Salt Lake City Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 8 h.

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The distance between Boston and Salt Lake City is 2106 miles. The road distance is 2386.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Salt Lake City without a car is to train which takes 2 days 8 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 17 min to get from Boston to Salt Lake City, including transfers.

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Boston to Salt Lake City bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Boston, MA station.

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

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The best way to get from Boston to Salt Lake City is to fly which takes 7 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 days 8 h, you could also bus, which costs and takes 2 days 13 h.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Salt Lake City Airport is the direct flight which takes 5 h 20 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Boston to Salt Lake City.
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  • Distance: 2105.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 17 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Salt Lake City, UT, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Delta and three other airlines fly from Boston to Salt Lake City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston to Salt Lake City via Chicago Union Station in around 2 days 8 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Salt Lake City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Salt Lake City via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Boston to Salt Lake City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Salt Lake City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Salt Lake City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Train from Chicago Union Station to Salt Lake City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$360 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$430 - $600
Room
$750 - $1,100
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
boltbus.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 Newark, Nj to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
43 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$170 - $430
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$170 - $280
Flexible
$330 - $430
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

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Salt Lake City is 2 h behind Boston. It is currently 2:33 AM in Boston and 12:33 AM in Salt Lake City.

Boston 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 Boston to Salt Lake City is 2387 miles. It takes approximately 37 h 26 min to drive from Boston to Salt Lake City.

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JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Salt Lake City Airport.

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There are 255+ hotels available in Salt Lake City. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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