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There are 7 ways to get from Salt Lake City to Cardston by plane, taxi, car, bus or train

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Fly to Lethbridge, taxi  •  11h 54m

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Lethbridge (YQL) SLC - YQL
  2. Take a taxi from Lethbridge to Cardston

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Bus, train, drive  •  23h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Salt Lake City, UT to Idaho Falls
  2. Take the bus from Idaho Falls, ID to Butte, MT
  3. Take the bus from Butte, MT to Great Falls, MT
  4. Take the bus from Great Falls Transfer Center to Shelby Amtrak Station
  5. Take the train from Shelby Amtrak Station to West Glacier Amtrak
  6. Drive from West Glacier Amtrak to Cardston

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Fly to Kalispell, drive  •  8h

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Kalispell (FCA) SLC - FCA
  2. Drive from West Glacier Amtrak to Cardston

Fly to Missoula, drive  •  8h 26m

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Missoula (MSO) SLC - MSO
  2. Drive from Missoula to Cardston

Bus, train, drive via Stanfield  •  29h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Salt Lake City to Stanfield
  2. Take the bus from Stanfield to Pasco
  3. Take the train from Pasco Amtrak Station to West Glacier Amtrak
  4. Drive from West Glacier Amtrak to Cardston

Bus, taxi  •  32h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Salt Lake City to Stanfield
  2. Take the bus from Stanfield to Spokane
  3. Take the bus from Spokane Airport to Nelson, BC - 601 Vernon Street
  4. Take the bus from Nelson, BC - 512 Railway Street to Pincher Creek, AB
  5. Take a taxi from Pincher Creek, AB to Cardston

Drive  •  12h 35m

  1. Drive from Salt Lake City to Cardston 1244.3 km
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cardston is 1-833-784-4397.

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The social distance requirement in Cardston is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Salt Lake City to Cardston is to fly and drive which costs $150 - $190 and takes 8h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Salt Lake City to Cardston is to fly and drive which costs $220 - $650 and takes 8h.

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The distance between Salt Lake City and Cardston is 944 km. The road distance is 1244.3 km.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to Cardston without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 32h 53m and costs $350 - $440.

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It takes approximately 11h 54m to get from Salt Lake City to Cardston, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Salt Lake City Airport to Lethbridge Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 45m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salt Lake City to Cardston is 1244 km. It takes approximately 12h 35m to drive from Salt Lake City to Cardston.

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Flair Airlines, Delta and WestJet offer flights from Salt Lake City Airport to Lethbridge Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Cardston. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to Salt Lake City Airport is to line 704 tram which takes 27 min and costs $3.

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Map of how to get from Salt Lake City to Cardston.
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  • Distance: 944.2 km
  • Duration: 11h 54m

What companies run services between Salt Lake City, UT, USA and Cardston, AB, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Salt Lake City to Cardston. However, you can take the line 704 tram to Airport Station, take the walk to Salt Lake City airport, fly to Lethbridge, then take the taxi to Cardston. Alternatively, you can take the line 704 tram to Airport Station, take the walk to Salt Lake City airport, fly to Kalispell, take the walk to Glacier Park Int Airport, take the shuttle to Whitefish Amtrak Station, take the walk to Whitefish Amtrak Station, take the train to West Glacier Amtrak, then take the drive to Cardston.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Lethbridge via Calgary
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Salt Lake City to Lethbridge via Denver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10h 58m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Salt Lake City to Lethbridge via Los Angeles, Calgary
Ave. Duration
11h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,500
Flights from Salt Lake City to Lethbridge via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
12h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Salt Lake City to Lethbridge via Portland, Calgary
Ave. Duration
12h 58m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Salt Lake City to Lethbridge via Houston, Calgary
Ave. Duration
14h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Salt Lake City to Lethbridge via Las Vegas, Calgary
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Kalispell
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Salt Lake City to Missoula
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flair Airlines
Website
flyflair.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Lethbridge via Tucson
Ave. Duration
11h 3m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Shelby Amtrak Station to West Glacier Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$260 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Train from Pasco Amtrak Station to West Glacier Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Premium
$320 - $450
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Seat
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Salt Lake Express
Phone
+1 208-656-8824
Email
info@saltlakeexpress.com
Website
saltlakeexpress.com
Bus from Salt Lake City, UT to Idaho Falls
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
One Way Child (2-12 yr)
$45 - $65
One Way Adult (13+ yr)
$65 - $95
Bus from Idaho Falls, ID to Butte, MT
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
One Way Child (2-12 yr)
$40 - $60
One Way Adult (13+ yr)
$60 - $85
Bus from Butte, MT to Great Falls, MT
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
One Way Child (2-12 yr)
$35 - $55
One Way Adult (13+ yr)
$50 - $75
Northern Transit Interlocal
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 Salt Lake City to Stanfield
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $190
Bus from Stanfield to Pasco
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $60
Bus from Stanfield to Spokane
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $90
Kootenay Gateway Shuttle
Phone
+1 250 362 0080
Website
kootenaygateway.com
Bus from Spokane Airport to Nelson, BC - 601 Vernon Street
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$150
Schedules at
kootenaygateway.com
Mountain Man Mikes Bus Service
Phone
+1 778 382 7729
Email
info@mountainmanmikes.ca
Website
mountainmanmikes.ca
Bus from Nelson, BC - 512 Railway Street to Pincher Creek, AB
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
mountainmanmikes.ca
Other operators
Taxi from Lethbridge to Cardston
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
Royal Taxi
Phone
+1 403 328 5333
Website
royaltaxiltd.ca
Fifth Avenue Cabs
Phone
+1 403 381 1111
Website
5avenuecabs.com
BWR Cabs
Phone
+1 403 327 7000
Website
bwrtaxi.com
A Plus Taxi
Phone
+1 403 317 7777
Website
aplustaxi.ca
94 Cabs
Phone
+1 403 942 5694
Website
94cabs.com
5th Avenue Cabs
Phone
+1 403 381 1111
Website
5avenuecabs.com

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