There are 6 ways to get from San Francisco to Salt Lake City by subway, plane, train, bus 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.

Recommended option

BART to Oakland, fly  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the BART from Powell St. to Coliseum
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Salt Lake City (SLC) OAK - SLC

$90 - $401

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Reno, Nv 8308 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Reno, Nv to Salt Lake City, Ut 1314

$77 - $193

4 alternative options

Fly from San Francisco  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Salt Lake City (SLC) SFO - SLC

$86 - $238

Caltrain to San Jose, fly  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Salt Lake City (SLC) SJC - SLC

$81 - $213

Train  •  18 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Salt Lake City Amtrak California Zephyr

$114 - $325

Drive  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Salt Lake City 740.5 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Salt Lake City is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 11 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Salt Lake City is to fly which takes 3 h 42 min and costs $85 - $240.

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The distance between San Francisco and Salt Lake City is 964 km. The road distance is 1185 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from San Francisco to Salt Lake City, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Salt Lake City. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Salt Lake City, Ut via Reno, Nv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 47 min.

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What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Salt Lake City, UT, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta and three other airlines fly from San Francisco to Salt Lake City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Salt Lake City via Reno, Nv in around 15 h 47 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Oakland to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Salt Lake City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Salt Lake City via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Salt Lake City via Burbank
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Salt Lake City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Salt Lake City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Salt Lake City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Salt Lake City via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Oakland to Salt Lake City via Long Beach
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Powell St. to Coliseum
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Salt Lake City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$440 - $650
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to Reno, Nv
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Reno, Nv to Salt Lake City, Ut
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130

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