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

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Fly  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Salt Lake City (SLC) IND - SLC

$155 - $425

3 alternative options

Bus  •  38 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Denver, CO 1401
  2. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Salt Lake City, Ut 1347 / ...

$193 - $333

Bus, train  •  39 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Chicago, IL Louisville / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Salt Lake City Amtrak California Zephyr

$236 - $655

Drive  •  23 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to Salt Lake City 1546.1 miles

$150 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Indianapolis to Salt Lake City is to drive which costs $150 - $220 and takes 23 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Indianapolis to Salt Lake City is to fly which costs $150 - $430 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Indianapolis to Salt Lake City. However, there are services departing from Indianapolis, IN and arriving at Salt Lake City, Ut via Denver, Co. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 13 min.

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The distance between Indianapolis and Salt Lake City is 1361 miles. The road distance is 1546.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Salt Lake City without a car is to bus which takes 38 h 13 min and costs $190 - $340.

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It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Indianapolis to Salt Lake City, including transfers.

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Indianapolis to Salt Lake City bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, depart from Indianapolis, IN station.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Salt Lake City is to fly which takes 5 h 49 min and costs $150 - $430. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $190 - $340 and takes 38 h 13 min.

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The quickest flight from Indianapolis Airport to Salt Lake City Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 36 min.

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

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Salt Lake City is 2 h behind Indianapolis. It is currently 1:00 AM in Indianapolis and 11:00 PM in Salt Lake City.

Yes, the driving distance between Indianapolis to Salt Lake City is 1546 miles. It takes approximately 23 h 39 min to drive from Indianapolis to Salt Lake City.

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  • Distance: 1361.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 49 min

What companies run services between Indianapolis, IN, USA and Salt Lake City, UT, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Indianapolis to Salt Lake City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Indianapolis to Salt Lake City via Denver, CO and Denver, Co in around 38 h 13 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Indianapolis to Salt Lake City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Salt Lake City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,200
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 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
Burlington Trailways
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, 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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