There are 5 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Salt Lake City by plane, train, bus 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.

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Fly from Pittsburgh  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Salt Lake City (SLC) PIT - SLC

$186 - $806

4 alternative options

Train to Cleveland, fly  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
  2. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Salt Lake City (SLC) CLE - SLC

$202 - $787

Train  •  44 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Salt Lake City Amtrak California Zephyr

$275 - $801

Bus  •  45 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Denver, Co 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Salt Lake City, Ut 1347 / ...

$189 - $475

Drive  •  28 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Salt Lake City 1852.9 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Salt Lake City is to drive which costs $180 - $270 and takes 28 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Salt Lake City is to fly which costs $180 - $850 and takes 6 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Salt Lake City. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, Pa and arriving at Salt Lake City, Ut via Denver, Co. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pittsburgh to Salt Lake City. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak and arriving at Salt Lake City Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 h 51 min.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Salt Lake City is 1674 miles. The road distance is 1852.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Salt Lake City without a car is to train which takes 44 h 51 min and costs $270 - $800.

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It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from Pittsburgh to Salt Lake City, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Salt Lake City is to fly which takes 6 h 29 min and costs $180 - $850. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $270 - $800 and takes 44 h 51 min, you could also bus, which costs $180 - $480 and takes 45 h 48 min.

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Map of how to get from Pittsburgh to Salt Lake City.
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  • Distance: 1673.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 29 min

What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Salt Lake City, UT, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Salt Lake City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pittsburgh to Salt Lake City via Chicago Union Station in around 44 h 51 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Salt Lake City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Salt Lake City via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Cleveland to Salt Lake City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Cleveland to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Salt Lake City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $2,500
Flights from Pittsburgh to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $2,500
Flights from Cleveland to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Cleveland to Salt Lake City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $2,200
Flights from Pittsburgh to Salt Lake City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $2,200
Flights from Cleveland to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Cleveland to Salt Lake City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Cleveland to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to Salt Lake City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
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 Pittsburgh Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
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
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 Pittsburgh, Pa to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
33 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$260 - $340
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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