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There are 6 ways to get from Salt Lake City to Santa Fe by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Santa Fe  •  6h

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

$82 - $386

5 alternative options

Fly to Albuquerque, train  •  7h 3m

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Albuquerque (ABQ) SLC - ABQ
  2. Take the train from Downtown Albuquerque to Santa Fe Depot

$150 - $284

Bus, train  •  23h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Denver, Co
  2. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Raton
  3. Take the train from Raton Amtrak Station to Lamy Amtrak Station

$132 - $191

Train, bus  •  24h 4m

  1. Take the train from Salt Lake City Amtrak Station to Denver Union Station California Zephyr
  2. Take the bus from Denver to Santa Fe Greeley to El Paso

$116 - $160

Train, bus via Raton  •  26h 49m

  1. Take the train from Salt Lake City Amtrak Station to Denver Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Raton
  3. Take the train from Raton Amtrak Station to Lamy Amtrak Station

$138 - $201

Drive  •  11h 37m

  1. Drive from Salt Lake City to Santa Fe 629.4 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Salt Lake City to Santa Fe is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 11h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Salt Lake City to Santa Fe is to fly which costs $80 - $390 and takes 6h.

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The distance between Salt Lake City and Santa Fe is 479 miles. The road distance is 629.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to Santa Fe without a car is to bus and train which takes 23h 44m and costs $130 - $200.

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It takes approximately 6h to get from Salt Lake City to Santa Fe, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Salt Lake City Airport to Santa Fe Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 44m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salt Lake City to Santa Fe is 629 miles. It takes approximately 11h 37m to drive from Salt Lake City to Santa Fe.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Salt Lake City Airport to Santa Fe Airport.

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There are 386+ hotels available in Santa Fe. 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 Santa Fe.
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  • Distance: 479.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h

What companies run services between Salt Lake City, UT, USA and Santa Fe, NM, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Salt Lake City to Santa Fe hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Santa Fe via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Salt Lake City to Santa Fe via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Salt Lake City to Santa Fe via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Salt Lake City to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Santa Fe via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Salt Lake City to Albuquerque via Denver
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Train operators
Rio Metro Regional Transit District
Phone
1-866-795-7245
Email
riometro@mrcog-nm.gov
Website
riometro.org
Train from Downtown Albuquerque to Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
riometro.org
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 Raton Amtrak Station to Lamy Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Seat
$55 - $80
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
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
12h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $85
Flexible
$90 - $140
Bus from Denver, Co to Raton
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Denver to Santa Fe
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
eplalimo.com

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