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

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Recommended option

Fly to Grand Junction, drive  •  4h 11m

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

$130 - $364

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Bus, drive  •  19h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Salt Lake City to Denver
  2. Take the bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Gunnison - Econo Lodge – 411 E Tomichi Ave
  3. Take the bus from Teller & Hwy 50 to Mt Crested Butte Transit Center
  4. Drive from Mt Crested Butte Transit Center to Paonia

$93 - $142

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Fly to Montrose, taxi  •  6h 14m

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Montrose (MTJ) SLC - MTJ
  2. Take a taxi from Montrose to Paonia

$318 - $762

Fly to Aspen, drive  •  6h 45m

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Aspen (ASE) SLC - ASE
  2. Drive from Aspen to Paonia

$180 - $766

Train, bus, drive  •  21h 48m

  1. Take the train from Salt Lake City to Denver
  2. Take the bus from Denver Union Station to West Glenwood Park & Ride
  3. Drive from West Glenwood Park & Ride to Paonia

$96 - $138

Train, Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow, bus, drive  •  24h 32m

  1. Take the train from Salt Lake City to Denver
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow from Denver, CO - Union Station to Gunnison - Econo Lodge – 411 E Tomichi Ave
  3. Take the bus from Teller & Hwy 50 to Mt Crested Butte Transit Center
  4. Drive from Mt Crested Butte Transit Center to Paonia

$105 - $155

Drive  •  6h 20m

  1. Drive from Salt Lake City to Paonia 353.5 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Salt Lake City to Paonia is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Salt Lake City to Paonia is to fly and drive which costs $130 - $370 and takes 4h 11m.

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The distance between Salt Lake City and Paonia is 264 miles. The road distance is 353.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 4h 11m to get from Salt Lake City to Paonia, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Salt Lake City Airport to Grand Junction Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 9m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salt Lake City to Paonia is 353 miles. It takes approximately 6h 20m to drive from Salt Lake City to Paonia.

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

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There are one+ hotels available in Paonia. 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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Map of how to get from Salt Lake City to Paonia.
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  • Distance: 264.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 11m

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

There is no direct connection from Salt Lake City to Paonia. However, you can take the line 704 tram to Airport temporary TRAX platform, take the walk to Salt Lake City airport, fly to Grand Junction, then take the drive to Paonia. Alternatively, you can take the line 704 tram to Airport temporary TRAX platform, take the walk to Salt Lake City airport, fly to Montrose, then take the taxi to Paonia.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Montrose via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Salt Lake City to Montrose via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Salt Lake City to Aspen via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Salt Lake City to Aspen via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Salt Lake City to Aspen via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Salt Lake City to Aspen via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Montrose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Salt Lake City to Montrose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Salt Lake City to Aspen via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Salt Lake City to Aspen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Salt Lake City to Aspen via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Grand Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Montrose via Dallas
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
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
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 to Denver
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $130
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Gunnison - Econo Lodge – 411 E Tomichi Ave
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Denver Union Station to West Glenwood Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
ridebustang.com
Amtrak Thruway

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 Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Gunnison - Econo Lodge – 411 E Tomichi Ave
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Bus from Denver, CO - Union Station to Gunnison - Econo Lodge – 411 E Tomichi Ave
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Gunnison Valley RTA
Phone
970-641-4111
Website
gunnisonvalleyrta.com
Bus from Teller & Hwy 50 to Mt Crested Butte Transit Center
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
gunnisonvalleyrta.com
Other operators
Taxi from Montrose to Paonia
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Estimated price
$280 - $350

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