There are 6 ways to get from Sacramento to Salt Lake City by bus, plane, 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

Bus to Sacramento, fly  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Salt Lake City (SLC) SMF - SLC

$77 - $302

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Reno, Nv 8308 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Reno, Nv to Salt Lake City, Ut 1314

$69 - $173

4 alternative options

Bus to San Francisco, fly  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Salt Lake City (SLC) SFO - SLC

$102 - $272

Train to Oakland, fly  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Salt Lake City (SLC) OAK - SLC

$116 - $459

Train  •  14 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Salt Lake City Amtrak California Zephyr

$100 - $290

Drive  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Salt Lake City 654 miles

$60 - $95

What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and Salt Lake City, UT, USA?

You can take a bus from Sacramento to Salt Lake City via Reno, Nv in around 12 h 57 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Sacramento to Salt Lake City once daily. Tickets cost $100 - $290 and the journey takes 14 h 56 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Sacramento to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Sacramento to Salt Lake City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Salt Lake City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Oakland to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Salt Lake City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Salt Lake City via Burbank
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Salt Lake City via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sacramento to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Francisco to Salt Lake City via Long Beach
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Salt Lake City via Long Beach
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Salt Lake City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$410 - $600
Bus operators
Yolobus
Phone
+1 530-666-2877
Website
yolobus.com
Bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
yolobus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Reno, Nv
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Reno, Nv to Salt Lake City, Ut
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sacramento and Salt Lake City is 856 km. The road distance is 1046 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Salt Lake City is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 9 h 47 min.

The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Salt Lake City is to bus and fly which takes 4 h 54 min and costs $75 - $310.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sacramento Amtrak and arriving at Salt Lake City Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 56 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento to Salt Lake City. However, there are services departing from Sacramento, Ca and arriving at Salt Lake City, Ut via Reno, Nv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 57 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Sacramento to Salt Lake City, including transfers.