There are 9 ways to get from Salt Lake City to Zacatecas by plane, bus, night bus or car

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Fly to Zacatecas  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Zacatecas (ZCL) SLC - ZCL

$282 - $916

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Bus via Chihuahua  •  41 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Denver, Co
  2. Take the bus from Denver to El Paso, TX
  3. Take the bus from Ciudad Juárez to Chihuahua
  4. Take the bus from Chihuahua to Zacatecas

$176 - $329

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Fly to Aguascalientes, bus  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Aguascalientes (AGU) SLC - AGU
  2. Take the bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas

$222 - $736

Fly to San Luis Potosi, bus  •  12 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to San Luis Potosi (SLP) SLC - SLP
  2. Take the bus from San Luis Potosí to Zacatecas

$254 - $1,034

Fly to Guadalajara, bus  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Guadalajara (GDL) SLC - GDL
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Aguascalientes
  3. Take the bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas

$198 - $862

Fly to Leon/Guanajuato, bus  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) SLC - BJX
  2. Take the bus from León to Zacatecas

$310 - $1,258

Bus, night bus  •  47 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Denver, Co
  2. Take the night bus from Denver, Co to Las Cruces, Nm
  3. Take the bus from Las Cruces, Nm to Ciudad Juárez
  4. Take the bus from Ciudad Juárez to Chihuahua
  5. Take the bus from Chihuahua to Zacatecas

$218 - $448

Bus TAP Royal International  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from West Valley City to Las Vegas @ Excalibur
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas @ Excalibur to Phoenix
  3. Take the bus from Phoenix West to Guadalajara
  4. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas

$260 - $348

Drive  •  29 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Salt Lake City to Zacatecas 1635.1 miles

$210 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Salt Lake City to Zacatecas is to drive which costs $210 - $320 and takes 29 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salt Lake City to Zacatecas is to fly which costs $280 - $950 and takes 9 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salt Lake City to Zacatecas. However, there are services departing from Salt Lake City, Ut and arriving at Zacatecas via Denver, Co, Las Cruces, Nm, Ciudad Juárez and Chihuahua. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47 h 17 min.

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The distance between Salt Lake City and Zacatecas is 1364 miles. The road distance is 1635.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to Zacatecas without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 47 h 17 min and costs $210 - $450.

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

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Salt Lake City to Zacatecas bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Salt Lake City, Ut station.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to Zacatecas is to fly which takes 9 h 5 min and costs $280 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $170 - $330 and takes 41 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Salt Lake City Airport to Zacatecas Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 9 min and has one stopover.

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Salt Lake City to Zacatecas bus services, operated by Omnibus de Mexico, arrive at Zacatecas station.

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Map of how to get from Salt Lake City to Zacatecas.
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  • Distance: 1364 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 5 min

What companies run services between Salt Lake City, UT, USA and Zacatecas, Mexico?

American Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Salt Lake City to Zacatecas 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salt Lake City to Zacatecas via Denver, Co, Denver, El Paso, TX, Ciudad Juárez, and Chihuahua in around 41 h 45 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Aguascalientes via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Salt Lake City to Aguascalientes via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
10 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Salt Lake City to San Luis Potosi via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Salt Lake City to San Luis Potosi via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
10 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Salt Lake City to Guadalajara via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Salt Lake City to Leon/Guanajuato via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Salt Lake City to Leon/Guanajuato via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Flights from Salt Lake City to Leon/Guanajuato via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Zacatecas via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,300
Flights from Salt Lake City to Aguascalientes via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Salt Lake City to San Luis Potosi via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Salt Lake City to San Luis Potosi via Las Vegas, Monterrey
Ave. Duration
10 h 51 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Salt Lake City to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Salt Lake City to Guadalajara via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Salt Lake City to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Salt Lake City to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,700
Flights from Salt Lake City to Leon/Guanajuato via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Salt Lake City to Leon/Guanajuato via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,100
Flights from Salt Lake City to Leon/Guanajuato via Detroit
Ave. Duration
9 h 39 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Zacatecas via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,900
Flights from Salt Lake City to Aguascalientes via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Salt Lake City to San Luis Potosi via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Salt Lake City to Guadalajara via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Salt Lake City to Leon/Guanajuato via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Zacatecas via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,300
Flights from Salt Lake City to Aguascalientes via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Salt Lake City to San Luis Potosi via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Salt Lake City to San Luis Potosi via Las Vegas, Monterrey
Ave. Duration
10 h 51 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Salt Lake City to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Salt Lake City to Guadalajara via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Salt Lake City to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Salt Lake City to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,700
Flights from Salt Lake City to Leon/Guanajuato via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Salt Lake City to Leon/Guanajuato via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,100
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Zacatecas via San Jose
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Salt Lake City to Zacatecas via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Salt Lake City to Zacatecas via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Salt Lake City to Aguascalientes via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$15 - $23
Full Fare
$11 - $16
Regular Price
$13
Internet Discount
$12
Bus from León to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$21 - $35
Full Fare
$21 - $29
Regular Price
$27
Internet Discount
$23
Bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$26 - $40
Full Fare
$27 - $40
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$15 - $21
Ejecutivo
$14 - $15
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from San Luis Potosí to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Bus from Chihuahua to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Bus from Ciudad Juárez to Chihuahua
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Regular Price
$19
Internet Discount
$17
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$11 - $18
Primera Select
$16 - $21
Bus from Ciudad Juárez to Chihuahua
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$18 - $28
Primera Select
$29 - $40
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
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Night bus from Denver, Co to Las Cruces, Nm
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Denver to El Paso, TX
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Las Cruces, Nm to Ciudad Juárez
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from West Valley City to Las Vegas @ Excalibur
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Book at
GotoBus
Plus
$26 - $40
Platinum
$40 - $55
Ejecutivo
$45 - $65
Bus from Las Vegas @ Excalibur to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $55
Book at
GotoBus
Plus
$19 - $27
Platinum
$29 - $40
Ejecutivo
$30 - $45
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Phoenix West to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
29 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$186
Schedules at
taproyal.com

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Zacatecas is 1 h ahead of Salt Lake City. It is currently 10:40 PM in Salt Lake City and 11:40 PM in Zacatecas.

Yes, the driving distance between Salt Lake City to Zacatecas is 1635 miles. It takes approximately 29 h 52 min to drive from Salt Lake City to Zacatecas.

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Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, Aeroméxico and two other airlines offer flights from Salt Lake City Airport to Zacatecas Airport.

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There are 53+ hotels available in Zacatecas. Prices start at $29 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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