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There are 10 ways to get from Salt Lake City to New Mexico by plane, taxi, bus, night 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 to Albuquerque  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Albuquerque (ABQ) SLC - ABQ

$164 - $334

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  21 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Denver, Co 1314 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Denver, Co to Albuquerque, Nm 9263

$102 - $258

8 alternative options

Fly to Santa Fe  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Santa Fe (SAF) SLC - SAF

$222 - $892

Fly to Roswell  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Roswell (ROW) SLC - ROW

$190 - $774

Fly to Durango, taxi  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Durango (DRO) SLC - DRO
  2. Take a taxi from Durango to Farmington

$322 - $1,062

Fly to El Paso, bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to El Paso (ELP) SLC - ELP
  2. Take the bus from Downtown El Paso to Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal

$298 - $388

Bus via Albuquerque, NM  •  20 h 29 min

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

$112 - $215

Bus  •  21 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Denver, Co 1314 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Albuquerque, Nm 9251

$102 - $258

Train  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the train from Salt Lake City Amtrak to Galesburg Amtrak California Zephyr
  2. Take the train from Galesburg Amtrak to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center Southwest Chief

$334 - $987

Drive  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Salt Lake City to Albuquerque 604 miles

$55 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Salt Lake City to New Mexico is to drive which costs $55 - $90 and takes 11 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salt Lake City to New Mexico is to fly which costs $160 - $340 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salt Lake City to New Mexico. However, there are services departing from Salt Lake City, Ut and arriving at Albuquerque, Nm via Denver, Co. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Salt Lake City to New Mexico. However, there are services departing from Salt Lake City Amtrak and arriving at Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center via Galesburg Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 7 h.

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The distance between Salt Lake City and New Mexico is 539 miles. The road distance is 604 miles.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to New Mexico without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 29 min and costs $110 - $220.

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It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Salt Lake City to New Mexico, including transfers.

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

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Salt Lake City to New Mexico train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Salt Lake City Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to New Mexico is to fly which takes 4 h 13 min and costs $160 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $220 and takes 20 h 29 min, you could also train, which costs $330 - $1,000 and takes 2 days 7 h.

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Map of how to get from Salt Lake City to New Mexico.
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  • Distance: 538.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 13 min

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

Delta, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from Salt Lake City to Albuquerque every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salt Lake City to Albuquerque via Denver, Co, Denver, and Albuquerque, NM in around 20 h 29 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Salt Lake City to Santa Fe via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Salt Lake City to Santa Fe via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Salt Lake City to Roswell via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Salt Lake City to Roswell via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Salt Lake City to Roswell via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Salt Lake City to Durango via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Salt Lake City to Durango via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Salt Lake City to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $380
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Albuquerque via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Salt Lake City to Albuquerque via Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Salt Lake City to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Salt Lake City to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $450
Flights from Salt Lake City to El Paso via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$390 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Santa Fe via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Salt Lake City to Durango via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Salt Lake City to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Salt Lake City to El Paso
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 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 25 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 to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
31 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$320 - $470
Business Coach Seat
$380 - $550
Room
$700 - $1,000
Train from Galesburg Amtrak to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
23 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $390
Business Coach Seat
$320 - $450
Room
$600 - $850
Bus operators
New Mexico Transport
Website
dot.state.nm.us
Bus from Downtown El Paso to Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
dot.state.nm.us
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 Albuquerque, Nm
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Denver to Albuquerque, NM
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Other operators
Taxi from Durango to Farmington
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Durango Taxi
Phone
+1 970-259-4818

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The quickest flight from Salt Lake City Airport to Albuquerque Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 38 min.

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Salt Lake City to New Mexico bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Albuquerque, Nm station.

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Salt Lake City to New Mexico train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salt Lake City to New Mexico is 604 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 45 min to drive from Salt Lake City to New Mexico.

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American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Salt Lake City Airport to Albuquerque Airport.

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Book your Salt Lake City to New Mexico train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Salt Lake City to New Mexico bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are one+ hotels available in New Mexico. 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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