Travel from Chicago to Salt-Lake-City

Train, bus or fly from Chicago to Salt Lake City?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to Salt Lake City hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Salt Lake City once daily. Tickets cost $200 - $600 and the journey takes 34 hours 5 minutes.

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How to get from Chicago to Salt Lake City

ModeDurationPrice
From Adams/Wabash subway to Chicago Midway airport, fly to Salt Lake City airport, then line 704 tram to Salt Lake City.5 h 26 min$223
From Jackson-Blue subway to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Salt Lake City airport, then line 704 tram to Salt Lake City.5 h 52 min$144
From Chicago Union Station Amtrak train to Salt Lake City Amtrak.34 h 5 min$431
From Chicago, IL bus to Champaign, IL, bus to Denver, CO, then bus to Salt Lake City, UT.38 h 38 min$294
From Chicago drive to Salt Lake City.21 h 24 min$168

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

It takes approximately 5 hours 26 minutes to get from Chicago to Salt Lake City, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Chicago and Salt Lake City?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Salt Lake City Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 hours 5 minutes.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Salt Lake City. However, there are services departing from Chicago, IL and arriving at Salt Lake City, UT via Champaign, IL and Denver, CO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 hours 38 minutes.

Operators from Chicago to Salt Lake City

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Chicago Transit (CTA)Chicago Transit (CTA)
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
DeltaDelta
Utah Transit AuthorityUtah Transit Authority
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
Frontier AirlinesFrontier Airlines
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA
Burlington TrailwaysBurlington Trailways