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There are 6 ways to get from Salt Lake City to Galveston by plane, shuttle, car, bus or train

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Fly to Houston Hobby Apt, shuttle  •  7h 23m

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) SLC - HOU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Houston Hobby Apt Airport to Galveston

$158 - $588

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Fly to Beaumont/Port Arthur, drive  •  8h 41m

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Beaumont/Port Arthur (BPT) SLC - BPT
  2. Drive from Beaumont/Port Arthur to Galveston

$94 - $520

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Fly to Houston, shuttle  •  9h 16m

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Houston (IAH) SLC - IAH
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Houston Hobby Apt Airport to Galveston

$138 - $442

Bus  •  42h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Salt Lake City to Denver
  2. Take the bus from Denver to Dallas
  3. Take the bus from Dallas to Longview
  4. Take the bus from Longview to Galveston Amtrak Bus Stop

Train, bus  •  47h 31m

  1. Take the train from Salt Lake City to Denver
  2. Take the bus from Denver to Dallas
  3. Take the train from Dallas to Longview
  4. Take the bus from Longview to Galveston Amtrak Bus Stop

Drive  •  26h 3m

  1. Drive from Salt Lake City to Galveston 1703 miles

$160 - $250

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The cost-effective way to get from Salt Lake City to Galveston is to fly and shuttle, which costs $150 - $600 and takes 7h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Salt Lake City to Galveston is to fly and shuttle which costs $150 - $600 and takes 7h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salt Lake City to Galveston. However, there are services departing from Salt Lake City and arriving at Galveston Amtrak Bus Stop via Denver, Dallas and Longview. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42h 50m.

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The distance between Salt Lake City and Galveston is 1253 miles. The road distance is 1703 miles.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to Galveston without a car is to bus which takes 42h 50m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 23m to get from Salt Lake City to Galveston, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Salt Lake City Airport to Houston Hobby Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 5m.

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Salt Lake City to Galveston bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Galveston Amtrak Bus Stop station.

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Galveston is 1h ahead of Salt Lake City. It is currently 2:37 AM in Salt Lake City and 3:37 AM in Galveston.

Map of how to get from Salt Lake City to Galveston.
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  • Distance: 1253.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 23m

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

You can take a bus from Salt Lake City to Galveston via Denver, Dallas, and Longview in around 42h 50m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Salt Lake City to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Salt Lake City to Houston Hobby Apt via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Salt Lake City to Houston Hobby Apt via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Salt Lake City to Houston Hobby Apt via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Salt Lake City to Houston via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Salt Lake City to Beaumont/Port Arthur via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Salt Lake City to Beaumont/Port Arthur via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Salt Lake City to Beaumont/Port Arthur via Los Angeles, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Salt Lake City to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Salt Lake City to Houston via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Houston
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $470
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 to Denver
Ave. Duration
15h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Premium
$260 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Business Seat
$130 - $190
Train from Dallas to Longview
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Galveston Shuttle
Phone
+1 409-740-5466
Website
galvestonlimo.com
Shuttle from Houston Hobby Apt Airport to Galveston
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thegalvestonshuttle.com
Book at
galvestonlimo.com
Online Rate
$25
One-Way
$35
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 Denver
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $130
Bus from Denver to Dallas
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $130
Flexible
$130 - $200
Bus from Dallas to Longview
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $29
Flexible
$40 - $60
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
Bus from Longview to Galveston Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Salt Lake City to Galveston is 1703 miles. It takes approximately 26h 3m to drive from Salt Lake City to Galveston.

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American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Salt Lake City Airport to Houston Hobby Apt Airport.

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There are 1076+ hotels available in Galveston. Prices start at $100 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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