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

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, drive via St George  •  21 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to St George
  2. Take the bus from St George to Grand Junction, Co
  3. Take the bus from Grand Junction, CO to Dolores, CO
  4. Drive from Dolores, CO to Monticello

$109 - $240

Cheapest option

Fly to Moab, drive  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Moab (CNY) SLC - CNY
  2. Drive from Moab to Monticello

$72 - $150

5 alternative options

Bus, drive  •  24 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Denver, Co
  2. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Grand Junction, Co
  3. Take the bus from Grand Junction, CO to Dolores, CO
  4. Drive from Dolores, CO to Monticello

$122 - $262

Bus, drive #2  •  25 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Denver, Co
  2. Take the bus from Denver Union Station to Grand Junction Greyhound
  3. Take the bus from Grand Junction, CO to Dolores, CO
  4. Drive from Dolores, CO to Monticello

$133 - $240

Drive  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Salt Lake City to Monticello 289.5 miles

$28 - $45

Fly to Grand Junction, drive  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Grand Junction (GJT) SLC - GJT
  2. Drive from Grand Junction to Monticello

$148 - $576

Fly to Cortez, drive  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Cortez (CEZ) SLC - CEZ
  2. Drive from Cortez to Monticello

$84 - $372

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Salt Lake City to Monticello is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5 h 39 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Salt Lake City to Monticello is to fly and drive which costs $140 - $600 and takes 5 h 23 min.

More details

The distance between Salt Lake City and Monticello is 243 miles. The road distance is 289.5 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 21 h 25 min to get from Salt Lake City to Monticello, including transfers.

More details

The quickest flight from Salt Lake City Airport to Grand Junction Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

Search flights

Yes, the driving distance between Salt Lake City to Monticello is 290 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to drive from Salt Lake City to Monticello.

Get driving directions

Delta offers flights from Salt Lake City Airport to Grand Junction Airport.

Search flights

There are 19+ hotels available in Monticello. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

More details

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.

More details

Map of how to get from Salt Lake City to Monticello.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 242.9 miles
  • Duration: 21 h 25 min

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

There is no direct connection from Salt Lake City to Monticello. However, you can take the bus to St George, take the bus to Grand Junction, Co, take the walk to Grand Junction, CO, take the bus to Dolores, CO, then take the drive to Monticello. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Denver, Co, take the bus to Grand Junction, Co, take the walk to Grand Junction, CO, take the bus to Dolores, CO, then take the drive to Monticello.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Cortez via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Salt Lake City to Moab via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Cortez via Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Salt Lake City to Cortez via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Grand Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
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.

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 St George
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
Bus from St George to Grand Junction, Co
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
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
Bus from Denver, Co to Grand Junction, Co
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Salt Lake City, Greyhound Bus Station, UT to St. George
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Road Runner Stagelines
Website
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Bus from Grand Junction, CO to Dolores, CO
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Book at
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Denver Union Station to Grand Junction Greyhound
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
ridebustang.com

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.