There are 4 ways to get from Salt Lake City to Boulder by plane, 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, bus  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Denver (DEN) SLC - DEN
  2. Take the bus from Denver Airport Station Gate 8 to Downtown Boulder Station

$59 - $175

3 alternative options

Bus  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Denver, Co 1314 / ...

$60 - $143

Train  •  15 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Salt Lake City Amtrak to Denver Union Station Amtrak California Zephyr

$87 - $234

Drive  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Salt Lake City to Boulder 526.9 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Salt Lake City to Boulder is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 7 h 54 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Salt Lake City to Boulder is to fly and bus which costs $55 - $180 and takes 4 h 29 min.

More details

The distance between Salt Lake City and Boulder is 354 miles. The road distance is 526.9 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Salt Lake City to Boulder, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Salt Lake City to Boulder. However, there are services departing from Salt Lake City, Ut and arriving at 28th St & College Ave via 18th St & California St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 31 min.

More details

What companies run services between Salt Lake City, UT, USA and Boulder, CO, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Salt Lake City to Boulder every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $55 - $140 and the journey takes 12 h 15 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Salt Lake City to Boulder once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $230 and the journey takes 15 h 8 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Denver
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $370
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Denver
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Denver
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Denver
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Salt Lake City Amtrak to Denver Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$350 - $480
Bus operators
Regional Transportation District
Website
rtd-denver.com
Bus from Denver Airport Station Gate 8 to Downtown Boulder Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
rtd-denver.com
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.