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Fly from Newark  •  7h 16m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Salt Lake City (SLC) EWR - SLC

$121 - $247

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Fly from New York JFK  •  7h 25m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Salt Lake City (SLC) JFK - SLC

$115 - $233

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Fly from New York La Guardia  •  8h 56m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Salt Lake City (SLC) LGA - SLC

$128 - $293

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  8h 37m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Salt Lake City (SLC) PHL - SLC

$138 - $291

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  9h 4m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Salt Lake City (SLC) BWI - SLC

$199 - $388

Train to Islip, fly  •  11h 17m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
  2. Fly from Islip (ISP) to Salt Lake City (SLC) ISP - SLC

$256 - $875

Bus, train  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Chicago Nyc
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Salt Lake City California Zephyr

$207 - $318

Train  •  2 days 6h

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Salt Lake City California Zephyr

$248 - $346

Bus  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the bus from New York to Denver "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Denver to Salt Lake City "Greyhound"

$239 - $328

Drive  •  34h 14m

  1. Drive from New York to Salt Lake City 2185.3 miles

$210 - $310

New York to Salt Lake City by train

The train journey time between New York and Salt Lake City is around 2 days 9h and covers a distance of around 2568 miles. The fastest train normally takes 2 days 9h. Operated by Amtrak, the New York to Salt Lake City train service departs from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arrives in Salt Lake City. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2 days 9h
Fastest train time:
2 days 9h
Train distance:
2568 miles
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$248
Carbon emissions:
216 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
15:40
Last train departs at:
15:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to Salt Lake City train schedules

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

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

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The cost-effective way to get from New York to Salt Lake City is to fly, which costs $110 - $240 and takes 7h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Salt Lake City is to fly which costs $120 - $250 and takes 7h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Salt Lake City. However, there are services departing from New York and arriving at Salt Lake City via Denver. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 7h.

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No, there is no direct train from New York to Salt Lake City. However, there are services departing from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arriving at Salt Lake City via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 6h.

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The distance between New York and Salt Lake City is 1979 miles. The road distance is 2185.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Salt Lake City without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 days 2h and costs $200 - $320.

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It takes approximately 7h 16m to get from New York to Salt Lake City, including transfers.

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

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New York to Salt Lake City train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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The best way to get from New York to Salt Lake City is to fly which takes 7h 16m and costs $120 - $250. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $240 - $350 and takes 2 days 6h, you could also bus, which costs $230 - $330 and takes 2 days 7h.

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  • Distance: 1979.3 miles
  • Duration: 7h 16m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Salt Lake City, UT, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from New York to Salt Lake City every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a train from New York to Salt Lake City via Chicago Union Station in around 2 days 6h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Newark to Salt Lake City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Newark to Salt Lake City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Salt Lake City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Salt Lake City via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Salt Lake City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Salt Lake City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Salt Lake City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Salt Lake City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Salt Lake City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Salt Lake City via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Salt Lake City via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Salt Lake City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Salt Lake City via Boston
Ave. Duration
7h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Salt Lake City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Baltimore to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Baltimore to Salt Lake City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Baltimore to Salt Lake City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Baltimore to Salt Lake City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Islip to Salt Lake City via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Salt Lake City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Salt Lake City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Salt Lake City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Baltimore to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Baltimore to Salt Lake City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Baltimore to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Islip to Salt Lake City via Tampa
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Islip to Salt Lake City via Orlando
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Islip to Salt Lake City via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Islip to Salt Lake City via Baltimore, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
10h 28m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Islip to Salt Lake City via Baltimore, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Newark to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Newark to Salt Lake City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Salt Lake City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Salt Lake City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Baltimore to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Salt Lake City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $380
Flights from New York La Guardia to Salt Lake City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Salt Lake City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Philadelphia to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Islip to Salt Lake City via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $380
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Islip to Salt Lake City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $85
Train from Chicago Union Station to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
34h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $210
Premium
$420 - $600
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $460
Business Seat
$330 - $470
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $290
Business Seat
$210 - $300
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$55 - $120
Business Class Seat
$90 - $170
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$11 - $15
Peak
$10 - $19
Bus operators
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $100
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GoTo Bus
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 New York to Denver
Ave. Duration
44h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $250
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$180 - $250
Flexible
$260 - $370
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 Newark Airport to Salt Lake City Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h.

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

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Salt Lake City is 2h behind New York. It is currently 2:04 AM in New York and 12:04 AM in Salt Lake City.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Salt Lake City is 2185 miles. It takes approximately 34h 14m to drive from New York to Salt Lake City.

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American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Salt Lake City Airport.

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