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There are 6 ways to get from Salt Lake City to Santa Fe by plane, shuttle, 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.

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Fly to Santa Fe  •  5h 42m

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

$192 - $892

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19h 48m

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

$115 - $220

4 alternative options

Fly to Albuquerque, shuttle  •  4h 56m

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Albuquerque (ABQ) SLC - ABQ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Albuquerque International Airport, NM to Santa Fe, NM

$190 - $366

Train, bus  •  22h 56m

  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

$144 - $316

Train, bus via Raton Amtrak Station  •  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

$161 - $406

Drive  •  12h 8m

  1. Drive from Salt Lake City to Santa Fe 630.6 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 12h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Salt Lake City to Santa Fe is to fly and shuttle which costs $190 - $370 and takes 4h 56m.

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The distance between Salt Lake City and Santa Fe is 479 miles. The road distance is 630.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to Santa Fe without a car is to bus which takes 19h 48m and costs $110 - $220.

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It takes approximately 5h 42m to get from Salt Lake City to Santa Fe, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to Santa Fe is to fly which takes 5h 42m and costs $190 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $220 and takes 19h 48m.

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There is no direct flight from Salt Lake City Airport to Santa Fe Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 52m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salt Lake City to Santa Fe is 631 miles. It takes approximately 12h 8m to drive from Salt Lake City to Santa Fe.

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

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There are 167+ hotels available in Santa Fe. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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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: 5h 42m

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

United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Salt Lake City to Santa Fe every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salt Lake City to Santa Fe via Denver, Co, Denver, and Santa Fe in around 19h 48m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Santa Fe via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Salt Lake City to Santa Fe via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Salt Lake City to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Santa Fe via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Salt Lake City to Albuquerque via Denver
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $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 Amtrak Station to Denver Union Station
Ave. Duration
15h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$350 - $480
Train from Raton Amtrak Station to Lamy Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $270
Bus operators
Sandia Shuttle Express
Website
sandiashuttle.com
Shuttle from Albuquerque International Airport, NM to Santa Fe, NM
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Schedules at
sandiashuttle.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 Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Denver, Co to Raton
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Denver to Santa Fe
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
eplalimo.com

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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 25m and costs $3.

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