There are 6 ways to get from San Jose to Salt Lake City by 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

Fly from San Jose  •  3 h 26 min

  1. SJC - SLC

$72 - $202

5 alternative options

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly  •  4 h 35 min

  1. SFO - SLC

$91 - $246

Train to Oakland, fly  •  4 h 20 min

  1. OAK - SLC

$110 - $439

Bus  •  17 h 11 min

$87 - $218

Train  •  19 h 8 min

  1. Capitol Corridor / ...
  2. California Zephyr

$134 - $366

Drive  •  11 h 46 min

  1. 770.1 miles

$75 - $110

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

Southwest Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from San Jose to Salt Lake City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Jose to Salt Lake City via Oakland, Ca and Reno, Nv in around 17 h 11 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Salt Lake City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Salt Lake City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Oakland to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Salt Lake City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Salt Lake City via Burbank
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Salt Lake City via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Salt Lake City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Francisco to Salt Lake City via Long Beach
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Salt Lake City via Long Beach
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 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
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Emeryville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $190
Train from Emeryville Amtrak to Salt Lake City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 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
$450 - $650
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Reno, Nv
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Jose and Salt Lake City is 943 km. The road distance is 1232 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Jose to Salt Lake City is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 11 h 46 min.

The quickest way to get from San Jose to Salt Lake City is to fly which takes 3 h 26 min and costs $70 - $210.

No, there is no direct train from San Jose to Salt Lake City. However, there are services departing from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak and arriving at Salt Lake City Amtrak via Emeryville Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 8 min.

No, there is no direct bus from San Jose to Salt Lake City. However, there are services departing from San Jose, Ca and arriving at Salt Lake City, Ut via Oakland, Ca and Reno, Nv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 11 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to get from San Jose to Salt Lake City, including transfers.