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There are 5 ways to get from Salt Lake City to Royal Gorge Bridge by plane, car, bus or train

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Fly, drive  •  4h 37m

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Colorado Springs (COS) SLC - COS
  2. Drive from Colorado Springs to Royal Gorge Bridge

$118 - $302

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Bus  •  16h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Salt Lake City to Denver
  2. Take the bus from Denver to Pueblo
  3. Take the bus from Pueblo Transit Center to Canon City - 420 Royal Gorge Blvd WB

$123 - $164

Train, Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound, drive  •  18h 55m

  1. Take the train from Salt Lake City to Denver
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound from Denver Union Station Amtrak to Colorado Springs, CO
  3. Drive from Colorado Springs, CO to Royal Gorge Bridge

Train, Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow, bus  •  21h 50m

  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 Salida, CO
  3. Take the bus from Salida Chaffee Shuttle at 52 Jones Avenue EB to Canon City - 420 Royal Gorge Blvd EB

$144 - $199

Drive  •  10h 1m

  1. Drive from Salt Lake City to Royal Gorge Bridge 526.3 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Salt Lake City to Royal Gorge Bridge is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 10h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Salt Lake City to Royal Gorge Bridge is to fly and drive which costs $110 - $310 and takes 4h 37m.

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The distance between Salt Lake City and Royal Gorge Bridge is 386 miles. The road distance is 526.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to Royal Gorge Bridge without a car is to bus which takes 16h 12m and costs $120 - $170.

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It takes approximately 4h 37m to get from Salt Lake City to Royal Gorge Bridge, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Salt Lake City Airport to Colorado Springs Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 38m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salt Lake City to Royal Gorge Bridge is 526 miles. It takes approximately 10h 1m to drive from Salt Lake City to Royal Gorge Bridge.

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Delta, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Salt Lake City Airport to Colorado Springs Airport.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Royal Gorge Bridge. 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 Royal Gorge Bridge.
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  • Distance: 386 miles
  • Duration: 4h 37m

What companies run services between Salt Lake City, UT, USA and Royal Gorge Bridge, CO, USA?

You can take a bus from Salt Lake City to Royal Gorge Bridge via Denver, Pueblo Transit Center, and Canon City - 420 Royal Gorge Blvd WB in around 16h 12m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Colorado Springs
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $440
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
Bus from Denver to Pueblo
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $26
Flexible
$35 - $55
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 Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Pueblo, CO
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Bus from Denver Union Station Amtrak to Colorado Springs, CO
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Pueblo Transit Center to Canon City - 420 Royal Gorge Blvd WB
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Salida Chaffee Shuttle at 52 Jones Avenue EB to Canon City - 420 Royal Gorge Blvd EB
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Denver, CO - Union Station to Salida, CO
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com

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