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

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  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Salt Lake City (SLC)

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  1. Take the bus from Denver to Salt Lake City

Train

  1. Take the train from Denver to Salt Lake City

Drive

  1. Drive from Denver to Salt Lake City

Denver to Salt Lake City by bus

The bus journey time between Denver and Salt Lake City is around 10h 29m and covers a distance of around 549 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 10h 29m. Services are operated by Greyhound USA. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Bus route information

Average bus time:
10h 29m
Fastest bus time:
10h 29m
Bus distance:
549 miles
Buses per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$55
Carbon emissions:
109 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
12:01
Last bus departs at:
12:01

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Denver to Salt Lake City bus schedules

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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 800-232-4636

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Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Salt Lake City is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Salt Lake City is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Salt Lake City is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Denver to Salt Lake City is to fly which costs $30 - $85 and takes 3h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Denver to Salt Lake City is to fly which costs $30 - $85 and takes 3h 56m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Denver and arriving at Salt Lake City. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 29m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Denver and arriving at Salt Lake City. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15h.

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The distance between Denver and Salt Lake City is 373 miles. The road distance is 537.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Denver to Salt Lake City without a car is to bus which takes 10h 29m and costs $55 - $80.

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It takes approximately 3h 56m to get from Denver to Salt Lake City, including transfers.

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Denver to Salt Lake City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Denver station.

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Denver to Salt Lake City train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Denver station.

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The best way to get from Denver to Salt Lake City is to fly which takes 3h 56m and costs $30 - $85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $80 and takes 10h 29m, you could also train, which costs $65 - $95 and takes 15h.

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Map of how to get from Denver to Salt Lake City.
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  • Distance: 373 miles
  • Duration: 3h 56m

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

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Denver to Salt Lake City hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Denver to Salt Lake City once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 10h 29m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Denver to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $290
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Denver to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Denver to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $280
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Denver to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $95
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 to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Premium
$260 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Business Seat
$130 - $190
Bus operators
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 Denver to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $130

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The quickest flight from Denver Airport to Salt Lake City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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

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Denver to Salt Lake City train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Salt Lake City station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Denver to Salt Lake City is 537 miles. It takes approximately 7h 58m to drive from Denver to Salt Lake City.

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Frontier Airlines, Delta, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Denver Airport to Salt Lake City Airport.

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There are 222+ hotels available in Salt Lake City. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Denver to Denver Airport is to train which takes 37 min and costs $3 - $11.

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