There are 7 ways to get from Minneapolis to Salt Lake City by plane, bus, shuttle, night bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Salt Lake City (SLC) MSP - SLC

$112 - $493

6 alternative options

Bus  •  33 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Buffalo, WY 701
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, WY to Cheyenne, WY
  3. Take the bus from Cheyenne, Wy to Salt Lake City, Ut

$279 - $415

Bus, shuttle  •  35 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Butte, MT 933
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Butte, MT to Idaho Falls, ID
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Idaho Falls, ID to Salt Lake City, UT

$280 - $406

Night bus, bus, train  •  37 h 51 min

  1. Take the night bus from Minneapolis, MN to Des Moines, IA 805
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Monroe, IA
  3. Take the bus from Monroe, IA to Ottumwa, IA
  4. Take the train from Ottumwa Amtrak to Salt Lake City Amtrak

$266 - $641

Bus, train  •  43 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Des Moines, IA 801 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Ottumwa, IA
  3. Take the train from Ottumwa Amtrak to Salt Lake City Amtrak

$250 - $614

Train  •  44 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Empire Builder
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Salt Lake City Amtrak California Zephyr

$267 - $783

Drive  •  19 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Salt Lake City 1315.1 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Salt Lake City is to drive which costs $120 - $190 and takes 19 h 54 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Salt Lake City is to fly which costs $110 - $500 and takes 4 h 35 min.

More details

The distance between Minneapolis and Salt Lake City is 990 miles. The road distance is 1315.1 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Minneapolis to Salt Lake City, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Salt Lake City. However, there are services departing from Marquette Av S at 2 St S NW corner and arriving at Salt Lake City, Ut via Burnsville, MN, Buffalo, WY and Cheyenne, Wy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 43 min.

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What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Salt Lake City, UT, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Salt Lake City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Salt Lake City via Burnsville Transit Station, Burnsville, MN, Buffalo, WY, Cheyenne, WY, and Cheyenne, Wy in around 33 h 43 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Salt Lake City via Omaha
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ottumwa Amtrak to Salt Lake City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
29 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$300 - $430
Business Coach Seat
$350 - $500
Room
$650 - $900
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak 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
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Burnsville, MN to Buffalo, WY
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Butte, MT
Ave. Duration
23 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $280
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Night bus from Minneapolis, MN to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Express Arrow vehicles
Website
expressarrow.com
Bus from Buffalo, WY to Cheyenne, WY
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$102
Schedules at
expressarrow.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Cheyenne, Wy to Salt Lake City, Ut
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Salt Lake Express
Phone
+1 208-656-8824
Email
info@saltlakeexpress.com
Website
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Butte, MT to Idaho Falls, ID
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Idaho Falls, ID to Salt Lake City, UT
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Monroe, IA
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Monroe, IA to Ottumwa, IA
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Ottumwa, IA
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com

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