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

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Fly to Aspen, drive  •  5h 9m

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

$340 - $616

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Train, bus, drive  •  22h

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

$101 - $140

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Fly to Grand Junction, bus, taxi  •  6h 19m

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Grand Junction (GJT) SLC - GJT
  2. Take the bus from Grand Junction to Delta
  3. Take a taxi from Delta to Paonia

$310 - $774

Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound, bus, taxi  •  17h 16m

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound from Salt Lake City, Greyhound Bus Station, UT to St. George
  2. Take the bus from St George to Grand Junction, Co
  3. Take the bus from Grand Junction to Delta
  4. Take a taxi from Delta to Paonia

$257 - $333

Train, Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow, bus, taxi  •  24h

  1. Take the train from Salt Lake City Amtrak Station to Denver Union Station
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow from Denver, CO - Union Station to Gunnison, CO
  3. Take the bus from Western to Crested Butte 4-Way Stop near Chamber of Commerce
  4. Take a taxi from Crested Butte 4-Way Stop near Chamber of Commerce to Paonia

$261 - $347

Train, bus, taxi  •  24h 12m

  1. Take the train from Salt Lake City Amtrak Station to Denver Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Denver, CO - Union Station to Gunnison
  3. Take the bus from Teller & Hwy 50 to Crested Butte 4-Way Stop near Chamber of Commerce
  4. Take a taxi from Crested Butte 4-Way Stop near Chamber of Commerce to Paonia

$256 - $332

Drive  •  6h 16m

  1. Drive from Salt Lake City to Paonia 354.2 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 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Salt Lake City to Paonia is to fly and drive which costs $340 - $650 and takes 5h 9m.

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The distance between Salt Lake City and Paonia is 264 miles. The road distance is 354.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to Paonia without a car is to Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound and bus and taxi which takes 17h 16m and costs $250 - $340.

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It takes approximately 5h 9m to get from Salt Lake City to Paonia, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Salt Lake City Airport to Aspen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 33m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salt Lake City to Paonia is 354 miles. It takes approximately 6h 16m to drive from Salt Lake City to Paonia.

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Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Salt Lake City Airport to Aspen Airport.

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There are six+ 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: 5h 9m

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 Station, take the walk to Salt Lake City airport, fly to Aspen, then take the drive to Paonia. Alternatively, you can take the line 704 tram to Airport Station, take the walk to Salt Lake City airport, fly to Grand Junction, take the walk to Grand Junction Regional Airport, take the line 1 bus to Downtown Transfer Facility, take the walk to Grand Junction, take the bus to Delta, then take the taxi to Paonia.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Aspen
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $700
Flights from Salt Lake City to Grand Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Aspen via Denver
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $800
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 Denver Union Station
Ave. Duration
15h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Premium
$260 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Business Seat
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Grand Junction to Delta
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from RTD - Denver Federal Center Station to West Glenwood Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Denver, CO - Union Station to Gunnison
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
ridebustang.com
Road Runner Stagelines
Website
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Bus from Grand Junction, CO to Delta, CO
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Book at
roadrunnerstagelines.com
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Salt Lake City, Greyhound Bus Station, UT to St. George
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
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 St George
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $90
Bus from St George to Grand Junction, Co
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $110
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Denver, CO - Union Station to Gunnison, CO
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Gunnison Valley RTA
Phone
970-641-4111
Website
gunnisonvalleyrta.com
Bus from Western to Crested Butte 4-Way Stop near Chamber of Commerce
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
gunnisonvalleyrta.com
Bus from Teller & Hwy 50 to Crested Butte 4-Way Stop near Chamber of Commerce
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
gunnisonvalleyrta.com
Other operators
Taxi from Delta to Paonia
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210

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