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There are 5 ways to get from Salt Lake City to El Paso by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to El Paso (ELP) SLC - ELP

$294 - $384

Cheapest option

Bus  •  25 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Denver, Co 1314 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Denver to El Paso, TX Greeley to El Paso

$117 - $223

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Salt Lake City Amtrak Station to Sacramento Valley Station
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Valley Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to El Paso Union Depot

$292 - $834

Bus, night bus  •  27 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Denver, Co 1314 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Denver, Co to El Paso Santa Fe, Tx 9263

$127 - $318

Drive  •  15 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Salt Lake City to El Paso 870.2 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Salt Lake City to El Paso is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 15 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salt Lake City to El Paso is to fly which costs $290 - $390 and takes 4 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salt Lake City to El Paso. However, there are services departing from Salt Lake City, Ut and arriving at El Paso, TX via Denver. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Salt Lake City station to El Paso. However, there are services departing from Salt Lake City Amtrak Station and arriving at El Paso Union Depot via Sacramento Valley Station and Los Angeles Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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The distance between Salt Lake City and El Paso is 695 miles. The road distance is 870.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to El Paso without a car is to bus which takes 25 h 23 min and costs $110 - $230.

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It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to get from Salt Lake City to El Paso, including transfers.

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Salt Lake City to El Paso bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Salt Lake City, Ut station.

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Salt Lake City to El Paso train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Salt Lake City Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to El Paso is to fly which takes 4 h 28 min and costs $290 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $230 and takes 25 h 23 min, you could also train, which costs $290 - $850 and takes 2 days 0 h.

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Map of how to get from Salt Lake City to El Paso.
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  • Distance: 694.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 28 min

What companies run services between Salt Lake City, UT, USA and El Paso, TX, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Salt Lake City to El Paso every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salt Lake City to El Paso via Denver, Co and Denver in around 25 h 23 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $450
Flights from Salt Lake City to El Paso via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $450
Flights from Salt Lake City to El Paso via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $450
Flights from Salt Lake City to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $450
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $380
Flights from Salt Lake City to El Paso via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $380
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to El Paso
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
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 Salt Lake City Amtrak Station to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
15 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice 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
Train from Sacramento Valley Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $480
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to El Paso Union Depot
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$450 - $650
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 Salt Lake City, Ut to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Night bus from Denver, Co to El Paso Santa Fe, Tx
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Denver to El Paso, TX
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
eplalimo.com

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The quickest flight from Salt Lake City Airport to El Paso Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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Salt Lake City to El Paso bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at El Paso Santa Fe, Tx station.

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Salt Lake City to El Paso train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at El Paso Union Depot station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salt Lake City to El Paso is 870 miles. It takes approximately 15 h 46 min to drive from Salt Lake City to El Paso.

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Delta, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Salt Lake City Airport to El Paso Airport.

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There are 126+ hotels available in El Paso. Prices start at $46 USD 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 25 min and costs $3.

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